Amlodipine recommended dosage and administration
Amlodipine is available in tablet form in a 2.5mg dose for oral administration.
For both hypertension and angina the usual initial dose for adults is 5mg once daily which may be increased to a maximum dose of 10mg once daily depending on the individual patient’s response.
Hypersensitivity to dihydropyridines derivatives, amlodipine or any of the excipients, severe hypotension, shock (including cardiogenic shock), obstruction of the outflow tract of the left ventricle, (e.g. high grade aortic stenosis), haemodynamically unstable heart failure after acute myocardial infarction.
Please refer to the Summary of Product Characteristics for a list of adverse events, special warnings and precautions for use.