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What is the difference between amlodipine vs amlodipine besylate?

Same thing. Amlodipine is the generic name for branded norvasc. Besylate refers to the salt or ester to which the active ingredient, amlodipine, is attached. Read more...

What are amlodipine besylate tabs used for?

Anti-hypertensive. Amlodipine (Norvasc) is a commonly used anti-hypertensive medication. It is a calcium channel blocker and is usually well-tolerated. Infrequently, it can cause lower extremity edema in some patients. Read more...

Is amlodipine besylate from any brand name will work?

Yes. Generic of any drug will work just as well as the brand name. If there is a generic, there is no need to waste money on a brand name. Read more...

Taking amlodipine besylate 10mg now but still my bp is 140/100. Any alternative meds?

BP. in addition to salt restriction, alcohol avoidance, regular aerobic exercise, avoidance of NSAIDs and additional medication likely will be needed. Read more...