Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) is a prescription medication known as a calcium channel blocker. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and certain types of heart disease. The effects of a Norvasc overdose will vary depending on a number of factors, including how much Norvasc was taken and whether it was taken with any other medicines, alcohol, and/or drugs.
If you happen to overdose on Norvasc, seek medical attention immediately.
It is not fully known what effects an overdose may cause in humans. Based on the effects of a Norvasc overdose in animals and based on the way Norvasc works, symptoms may include:
Low blood pressure & Fast heart rate.
This may cause signs or symptoms that include:
Lightheadedness; Dizziness; Fainting; Feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart.
Take care, be well & safe.
- Norvasc Information for Consumers
- Norvasc Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Norvasc (detailed)
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