amlodipine

noun
am·​lo·​di·​pine | \ am-ˈlō-də-ˌpēn How to pronounce amlodipine (audio) \

Medical Definition of amlodipine

: a calcium channel blocker administered in the form of its besylate C20H25ClN2O5·C6H5SO3H in the treatment of hypertension and angina pectoris

Note: Trademarks for preparations containing amlodipine include Azor, Caduet, Exforge, Lotrel, Norvasc, and Tribenzor.

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“Amlodipine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amlodipine. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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