Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker used to treat chest pain, hypertension, and other coronary artery disease conditions.
Take medicine at the same time each day. Do not stop or change dose without doctor approval.
Chest pain may worsen when first starting medication or when dose is increased. Avoid alcohol: it may worsen side effects and cause lower blood pressure.
Find emergency help if you notice: signs of an allergic reaction, severe chest pain, pounding heart, feet and ankle swelling, severe drowsiness, lightheadedness. Other common side effects include: flushing, stomach pain, nausea, fatigue, dizziness.