Generic Norvasc is a RX treatment for hypertension produced by Pfizer. There are several treatments that treat this disorder . But only Norvasc is sold in 88 countries and has been proved in over 700 scientifical trials. Norvasc can control high blood pressure for 24 hours and is also used to treat chest pain. It controls blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and allowing blood to flow more freely through them. The most usual adverse effects during clinical trials were dizziness, headache, swelling of the feet or ankles and fatigue. Tachycardia, insomnia, impotence, hyperglycemia , blood disorders, depression, gynecomastiam, erratic behavior, hepatitis, jaundice and tremors are considered as rare adverse effects. Norvasc is considered a calcium channel blocker and is also used for the treatment of Coronary Artery disease such as Chronic Stable Angina, Vasospastic Angina and Angiographically Documented Coronary Artery disease. The main aim of these drugs is to expand the blood vessels relaxing them. Generic Norvasc dose varies from 5 mg to 10 mg per day and can be taken with or without food. Pfizer Inc has lost full patent by the end of 2007 therefore a number of generic versions are now available on the market. Generic Norvasc may be used with Lipitor to treat hypertension and high cholesterol in the prescription medicament Caduet.
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