Amlodipine and Valsartan combination is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. This fixed combination drug is not indicated for the initial therapy of hypertension.
Dosage: Amlodipine is an effective treatment of hypertension in once daily doses of 2.5 mg-10 mg while Valsartan is effective in doses of 80 mg-320 mg. In clinical trials with Amlodipine and Valsartan combination using Amlodipine doses of 5 mg-10 mg and Valsartan doses of 160 mg-320 mg, the antihypertensive effects increased with increasing doses.
Side effects: The most common side effects include peripheral edema, vertigo, nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection and dizziness.