Amdocal Plus Amlodipine and Atenolol Tablet
1. What Amdocal Plus is and what it is used for?
Amdocal Plus® is a fixed dose combination of Amlodipine Besilate and Atenolol. Amlodipine Besilate is a dihydropyridine calcium antagonist that inhibits the transmembrane influx of calcium ions into vascular smooth muscle and cardiac muscle. Atenolol is (2-Hydroxy-3-isopropyl- aminopropoxy) phenylacetamide, a selective b1 blocker. Amdocal Plus used in the treatment of Hypertension not controlled by monotherapy, Angina pectoris & hypertension co-existing diseases, Post M.I patients. Refractory angina pectoris where nitrate therapy has failed.