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Norvasc is a drug licensed to treat high blood pressure, angina, and coronary artery disease. This prescription drug is a form of calcium channel blocker that helps slow down the rate at which calcium moves into your heart and blood vessel walls, which relaxes the vessels and allows better blood flow. Potential side effects of Norvasc include swelling, dizziness, and nausea.
What Is Norvasc?Norvasc® (amlodipine besylate) is a prescription medication used to treat various conditions of the heart and blood vessels.
What Is Norvasc Used For?The medication has been licensed for several uses. These uses for Norvasc include:
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Heart disease (also known as coronary artery disease), including:
- Coronary artery disease in people who do not have congestive heart failure.