What is Pendine?
Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that dilates (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow.
What is Pendine used for?
Amlodipine is used to treat chest pain (angina) and other conditions caused by coronary artery disease.
What other conditions will Pendine treat?
Amlodipine is also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering blood pressure may lower your risk of a stroke or heart attack.
How is Pendine consumed?
Take Pendine with or without food. Take the medicine at the same time each day. Blood pressure will need to be checked often while consuming this medicine.
What is to be taken care of while consuming Pendine?
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or one might feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady to prevent a fall.
What happens in case of overdose?
Overdose symptoms may include rapid heartbeats, redness or warmth in the arms or legs, or fainting.