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ATC codes: C08CA01
Indication
Essential hypertension ICD11 code: BA00.Z
INN
Amlodipine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 5 mg (as maleate, mesylate or besylate)
EML status history
First added in 2005 (TRS 933)
Changed in 2021
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic alternatives
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Therapeutic alternatives limitations
Therapeutic alternatives are medicines in the 4th level ATC chemical subgroup: C08CA Dihydropyridine derivatives
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of square box listings on the EML and EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended that medicines in 4th level ATC chemical subgroup, C08CA Dihydropyridine derivatives, be specified as therapeutic alternatives under the square box listing for amlodipine on the EML.