Atorvastatin/amlodipine

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Atorvastatin/amlodipine
Atorvastatin.svg
Amlodipine.svg
Combination of
AmlodipineCalcium channel blocker
AtorvastatinStatin
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
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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 a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor and a calcium channel blocker being marketed by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer.[1][2]

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.
  2. ^ Devabhaktuni, Madhuri; Bangalore, Sripal (2009). "Fixed combination of amlodipine and atorvastatin in cardiovascular risk management: patient perspectives". Vascular Health and Risk Management. 5 (1): 377–387. doi:10.2147/vhrm.s3339. ISSN 1178-2048. PMC 2686256. PMID 19475775.

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