24 Pet Owners

are interested in this product

Amlodipine ( Generic to Norvasc )

If your pet suffers from high blood pressure (hypertension), Amlodipine can help when used exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.

Amlodipine is: a calcium channel bl... Learn More

Our Price
  • 2.5-mg, tablet
  • 5-mg, tablet
  • 2.5-mg, tablet, 90 count


Free Shipping
Save time with AutoShip

Product Information

If your pet suffers from high blood pressure (hypertension), Amlodipine can help when used exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.

Amlodipine is: a calcium channel blocker that is given by mouth in order to control hypertension (high blood pressure) in dogs and cats.

What are the benefits?

    1.Can be given safely at home to control blood pressure in dogs and cats;2.Helps manage high blood pressure due to congestive heart failure;3.Can help control hypertension in pets with chronic kidney failure.

    What outcomes can be expected?

    This medication works rapidly to control hypertension (high blood pressure) in dogs and cats. This should help your pet to feel better. Amlodipine is highly effective but it must be given continuously to maintain the beneficial effects. Blood pressure can elevate quickly if doses are skipped.

    Who is it for: dogs and cats can take Amlodipine.

    How is it given?

    1.Give all medication by mouth exactly as directed by your veterinarian preferably with food.

    2.Stopping this medication can cause blood pressure to rise so try to make sure you are giving Amlodipine continuously unless otherwise directed.

    3.Call your veterinarian if you are unsure of how to give this medication properly.

    How does it work? Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. Blocking calcium channels helps to relax the walls of your pet’s arteries. This relaxation leads to dilation of arteries which helps to decrease blood pressure in hypertensive pets.

    Amlodipine is available as: a tablet that is given by mouth.

    Generic Name:Amlodipine Besylate (Common Drug Name)

    Common Brand Name:Norvasc

    Dose and Administration:Amlodipine should be administered orally according to your veterinarian’s prescribed instructions. It is recommended but not required to give this medication with food. Try to remember to give all prescribed medication on time or your pet’s blood pressure can rise again quickly. If you do miss a dose, give it when you remember but never double dose. Give this medication only to the pet it has been prescribed for. Call your veterinarian if you have questions regarding the proper use of Amlodipine.

    Uses:Amlodipine is used to lower blood pressure in pets suffering from high blood pressure (hypertension). Your veterinarian may also prescribe this medication to help if your pet suffers from congestive heart failure.

    Storage:Keep Amlodipine at room temperature out of reach from children and pets.

    Possible Side Effects: Amlodipine is usually taken without problems. However, lethargy (drowsiness), loss of appetite, weight loss, or rapid heart rate have been reported in pets taking this medication. Other side effects may occur.

    A true allergic reaction is also possible in pets who are hypersensitive this medication.

    If your pet seems ill in any way while taking Amlodipine, contact your veterinarian immediately.

    Precautions:If your pet has a known allergy to this medication or similar medications, he/she should not be given Amlodipine. Amlodipine should also be given cautiously in animal who suffer from heart failure or liver disease. Breeding, pregnant, or lactating females should not take this medication.

    Drug and Food Interactions: Discuss all medications or supplements your pet is taking with your veterinarian before starting to give Amlodipine. Drugs that may interact with this medication include aspirin, diuretics (e.g., furosemide, Salix), certain heart medications called beta-blockers (e.g., propanolol, atenolol), and other medications that also lower blood pressure. Other drug interactions may occur.

    A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Amlodipine.


Prescription Required

A prescription is required for this product. Once we receive your order, we’ll quickly contact your vet and ship your prescription within one business day of receiving approval.* If you have a prescription in hand, select the "mail my prescription" option during checkout.

*UPS doesn’t ship on Saturday, Sunday, and most holidays. Note: If you are ordering medication, shipping is not available in the following states: LA

Auto Ship Bonus Brands make saving time and money easy!

  • Convenient - scheduled deliveries to your door
  • Savings - with Bonus Brands up to 15%
  • Control - easily manage your Auto Ship deliveries
  • Peace of mind - you’ll never run out of your pet’s food again
It's Pack to School!
Enter your email to get your instant savings & Celebrate Pack to School!