What is Norvasc used for?

Answer Norvasc is the brand name for the generic drug amlodipine. Physicians prescribe Norvasc to treat high blood pressure and angina. Norvasc is classified as a calcium channel blocker because it dilate... Read More »

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What is the drug Norvasc used for?

Norvasc is a common prescription drug that is often recommend to people suffering from high blood pressure and angina (chest pains due to lack of oxygen to the heart). It also may be prescribed to ... Read More »

What is the medication norvasc?

Norvasc is the most prescribed brand name of amlodipine besylate, a drug called a calcium channel blocker. This type of drug helps enlarge blood vessels to allow blood to flow through them more eas... Read More »

What is the generic drug for Norvasc?

Amlodipine besylate is the generic name for Norvasc, a type of calcium channel blocker. Amlodipine is used singly or together with other medications to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and ... Read More »

Norvasc Side Effects on Cats?

Although Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) is a human drug, veterinarian Wendy C. Brooks says the calcium channel blocker is also a "popular" medication for treating high blood pressure in cats. High b... Read More »