besylate) is the most prescribed brand name high
blood pressure medicine worldwide.* This site
contains helpful facts about Norvate and how it
works. This site also has information on high
blood pressure and the chest pain of angina.
This includes what causes these conditions and
how they can be treated.
Norvate is available in 88
countries. It has been tested in more than 700
medical studies. And it has a proven safety
record. Ask your healthcare provider if Norvate
is right for you.
is the besylate salt of amlodipine, a
long-acting calcium channel blocker.
Amlodipine besylate is chemically described as
monobenzenesulphonate . Its empirical formula is
and its structural formula is:
Amlodipine besylate is a white crystalline
powder with a molecular weight of 567.1. It is
slightly soluble in water and sparingly soluble
in ethanol. NORVATE (amlodipine besylate)
tablets are formulated as white tablets
equivalent to 5 mg of amlodipine for oral
administration. In addition to the active
ingredient, amlodipine besylate, each tablet
contains the following inactive ingredients:
microcrystalline cellulose, dibasic calcium
phosphate anhydrous, sodium starch glycolate,
and magnesium stearate.
NORVATE is indicated for the treatment of
be used alone or in combination with other
Artery Disease (CAD)
NORVATE is indicated for the
of chronic stable angina. NORVATE may be used
alone or in combination with other antianginal
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In general, treatment with NORVATE was
well-tolerated at doses up to 10 mg daily.
The most common side effects are headache and
edema.The incidence (%) of side effects which
occurred in a dose related manner as follows: