Branded Medicine

 
TENSIVASK

Tablet

 
:: COMPOSITIONS ::

TENSIVASK 5
Each tablet contains:
Amlodipine 5 mg

TENSIVASK 10
Each tablet contains:
Amlodipine 10 mg

 
:: INDICATIONS ::
  • Amlodipine is indicated for treatment of hypertension and can be used as the sole agent to control blood pressure in the majority of patients.
  • Amlodipine is indicated for the first-line treatment of myocardial ischemia, whether due to fixed obstruction (stable angina) and/or vasospasm/vasoconstriction (Prinzmetal’s or variant angina) of coronary vasculature.
 
:: CONTRAINDICATIONS ::

Hipersensitivity to dihydropyridines.

 
:: DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATIONS ::
Adults
  • For both hypertension and angina, the usual initial dose is 5 mg amlodipine once daily which may be increased to a maximum dose of 10 mg depending on the individual patient’s response and severity.
  • Fragile or elderly individuals may be started on 2.5 mg once daily and this dose may be used when adding amlodipine to other antihypertensive therapy.
  • The recommended dose for chronic stable or vasospastic angina is 5-10 mg, with the lower dose suggested in the elderly and in patients with hepatic insufficiency.

Children
The use of amlodipine in children has not been established.

 
:: WARNING AND PRECAUTION ::

Use with caution in patients with renal failure, impaired hepatic function, pregnancy and lactation, children, elderly.

 
:: ADVERSE REACTIONS ::

The most commonly observed side effects were headache, edema, fatigue, nausea, flushing, and dizziness.

 
:: PRESENTATION AND REGISTRATION NUMBER ::

TENSIVASK 5.
Box, 3 blisters @ 10 tablets
Box, 5 blisters @ 10 tablets

TENSIVASK 10.
Box, 5 blisters @ 10 tablets