Atorvastatin/amlodipine

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Atorvastatin/amlodipine
Atorvastatin.svg
Amlodipine.svg
Combination of
Amlodipine Calcium channel blocker
Atorvastatin Statin
Clinical data
Pregnancy
category
  • US: X (Contraindicated)
Routes of
administration
By mouth
ATC code
Legal status
Legal status
  • US: ℞-only
  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
Identifiers
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
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The drug combination atorvastatin/amlodipine (trade names Caduet in the US, Australia and Russia, and Envacar elsewhere) is a medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of high cholesterol and high blood pressure. It is a fixed-dose combination drug containing the calcium channel blocker amlodipine and the statin atorvastatin being marketed by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CADUET (amlodipine besylate/atorvastatin calcium) Tablets" (PDF). NDA 21-540/S-009. United States Food and Drug Administration. February 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-25. 

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