Caduet (5/10 mg) Tablet

Manufactured by Pfizer Ltd
Composition: Amlodipine (5 mg) + Atorvastatin (10 mg)
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Caduet (5/10 mg) Tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of patients with both high blood pressure and hyperlipidemia. Patients are advised to follow a strict exercise and diet regimen along with this medicine to get the best possible effect.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Caduet (5/10 mg) Tablet

Onset of action

The antihypertensive effect of this medicine can be observed within 6 to 12 hours. The anti-hyperlipidemic effect of this medicine is cumulative and may take up to 3 to 5 days to show its results.

Duration of effect

The antihypertensive effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours. The anti-hyperlipidemic effect of this medicine may last for an average duration of 3 to 4 days after onset of action.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendency has been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to the increased risk of fetal harm. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

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