Amlodipine besylate is the compound found in Norvasc, a long acting calcium channel blocker used as an anti-hypertensive. Its systematic name is (R.S.) 3-ethyl-5-methyl-2-( 2-aminoethoxymethyl )-4-( 2-chlorophenyl )-1,4-dihydro-6-methyl-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylate benzenesulphonate and its chemical formula is .63.


... AMLODIPINE (Norvasc®) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This results in relaxation of blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. Amlodipine lowers high blood pressure (hypertension). It also relieves different types of chest pain (angina). It is not a cure. Generic amlodipine tablets are not yet available. ...
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... Common brand name: Norvasc Why is amlodipine prescribed? Amlodipine controls high blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through your body. It is also used to ...
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