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Were you looking for information about Amlodipine besylate? Amlodipine besilate is a common misspelling of amlodipine besylate.
 
Amlodipine is the generic medicine for the brand-name drug Norvasc. Amlodipine is commonly used for treating high blood pressure, certain types of angina, and coronary heart failure. Amlodipine works by slowing down the rate at which calcium moves to your heart and blood vessel walls, allowing better blood flow. Some possible side effects of amlodipine include chest pain, nausea, and headache.
 
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