AMLODIPINE (am LOE di peen) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. This medicine is used to lower high blood pressure. It is also used to prevent chest pain.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -breathing problems -changes in vision or hearing -chest pain -fast, irregular heartbeat -swelling of legs or ankles Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -dry mouth -facial flushing -nausea, vomiting -stomach gas, pain -tired, weak -trouble sleeping