What is the difference between amlodipine, amlodipine besylate, and Norvasc?

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13 Aug 2009

They are all the same thing.

Norvasc is the brand name, it contains the medicine amlodipine besylate. (Basically Norvasc® is the besylate salt of amlodipine).

http://www.drugs.com/pro/norvasc.html

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