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Amlodipine Besylate-Atorvastatin

amlodipine-atorvastatin
Amlodipine and atorvastatin is a combination medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), chest pain (angina), and coronary artery disease (clogged arteries). Amlodipine and atorvastatin is also used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other heart complications in people with diabetes, coronary heart disease, or other risk factors. This medicine can help lower blood levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL), to increase levels of "good" cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL), and to lower triglycerides (a type of fat in the blood). Amlodipine and atorvastatin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
amlodipine-atorvastatin
DRUG TYPE
antihyperlipidemic combinations

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You should not use this medicine if you have liver disease.

Do not use if you are pregnant or if you become pregnant.

Do not breastfeed.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
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