Generic versions of Norvasc are available in three different strengths. The FDA has given these medications an AB rating, which means they are considered equivalent to brand-name Norvasc. Both brand-name and generic versions are used for conditions that affect the cardiovascular system, such as high blood pressure and heart disease.
Norvasc® (amlodipine besylate) is a prescription medicine that has been approved for the following uses:
Norvasc is manufactured by Pfizer, Inc. However, the patents for this drug have expired, and generic Norvasc is now available.
Generic Norvasc tablets are available in the following strengths:
- Amlodipine 2.5 mg
- Amlodipine 5 mg
- Amlodipine 10 mg.
This drug is made by several different manufacturers, including:
- Greenstone Ltd.
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- Roxane Laboratories
- Synthon Pharmaceuticals.