Essential hypertension ICD11 code: BA00.Z
Oral > Solid: 5 mg (as maleate, mesylate or besylate)
Adolescents and adults
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
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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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.