Norvasc (Amlodipine) for Heart disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Norvasc is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension and coronary artery disease. Norvasc is also known by its drug name, Amlodipine.

Norvasc is a calcium channel blocker. Calcium channel blockers are believed to work by dilating the arteries and decreasing the force with which the heart pumps.

How do I take it?
Norvasc is generally taken once daily.

Norvasc comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Norvasc lists common side effects including drowsiness, fatigue, nausea, and abdominal pain.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Norvasc include low blood pressure, worsening angina, and acute myocardial infarction.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Norvasc – Pfizer

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