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Amlodipine

Brand names: ACTAPIN AFITEN AMCAD AMCARDIA AMELIOR (in combination) AMELIOR PLUS (in combination) AMLESSA (in combination) AMLOBE AMLOC AMLOCOR (in combination) AMLODILAN AMLODINOVA AMLONG AMLOPIN AMLORINE AMLOSIN AMLOTENS AMLOVALSAX (in combination) AMODUO (in combination) AMTAS ANLODIN ATORVALAN COMP (in combination) AVEVASC AZOR (in combination) AZOREN (in combination) CADUET (in combination) CANDAM (in combination) CANDECAM (in combination) CARDAMLO CONJUPRI CONSENSI (in combination) COPALIA (in combination) COPALIA HCT (in combination) COREYRA (in combination) COVERAM (in combination) COZAAR-XQ (in combination) DAFIRO (in combination) DAFIRO HCT (in combination) EXFORGE (in combination) EXFORGE HCT (in combination) FLUDEXAM (in combination) KATERZIA LISAM (in combination) LODIPIN LOTREL (in combination) NATRIXAM (in combination) NORMODIN NORVASC ORIZAL (in combination) ORIZAL PLUS (in combination) PRESTALIA (in combination) RAMI-AMLO (in combination) REVERANTZA (in combination) SEVIKAR (in combination) SEVIKAR HCT (in combination) TILAMCAR (in combination) TRIBENZOR (in combination) TRIPLIXAM (in combination) TRIVERAM (in combination) TWYNSTA (in combination) VALSIMIA (in combination) VIACORAM (in combination) WAMLOX (in combination)

Description

Amlodipine is a calcium ion influx inhibitor of the dihydropyridine group (slow channel blocker or calcium ion antagonist) and inhibits the transmembrane influx of calcium ions into cardiac and vascular smooth muscle.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Amlodipine
C Cardiovascular system → C08 Calcium channel blockers → C08C Selective calcium channel blockers with mainly vascular effects → C08CA Dihydropyridine derivatives

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