amlodipine

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amlodipine

 [am-lo´dĭ-pēn]
a calcium channel blocking agent administered orally in the form of the besylate salt in treatment of hypertension and chronic stable and vasospastic angina.
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amlodipine

A drug used in the treatment of ANGINA PECTORIS and high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A brand name is Istin.
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