Caduet Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Amlodipine and Atorvastatin
AMLODIPINE; ATORVASTATIN (CADUET®) is a combination of 2 drugs. Amlodipine is a calcium-channel blocker that are used to lower high blood pressure (hypertension). It also used to treat different types of chest pain (angina). Atorvastatin blocks the body's ability to make cholesterol. Atorvastatin can help lower blood cholesterol for patients who are at risk of getting heart disease or a stroke. Atorvastatin is in a class of drugs known as HMG CoA reductase inhibitors. Atorvastatin blocks the production of cholesterol (a type of fat) in the body. Amlodipine is in a class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers.
Uses of Caduet
Side Effects of Caduet
If you are taking this medication, then discuss the side effects with your doctor. If you feel any change in intensity, then you should tell your doctor. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Caduet. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Caduet:
Drug Interaction :-
If you are taking certain drugs with Caduet, then it may decreased, increased or altered the effects of Caduet medicine. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Caduet with the following:
When you are taking Caduet, and you feel that overdose is suspected then contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of an overdose of Caduet are not known.
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