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Generic name: amlodipine and celecoxib
Dosage form: Tablets
Drug classes: Cox-2 inhibitors, Miscellaneous antihypertensive combinations
Approval date: May 31, 2018
Company: Kitov Pharma Ltd.

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 23, 2023.

Treatment for: Hypertension and Osteoarthritis Pain

FDA Approves Consensi

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Consensi (amlodipine besylate and celecoxib), an antihypertensive calcium channel blocker and a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) combination for the treatment of hypertension and osteoarthritis pain.

Patient Information

Read this Patient Information carefully before you start treatment. This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment.


Consensi contains celecoxib, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker (CCB). NSAIDs can cause serious side effects, including:

You should not take other medicines that contain NSAIDs or salicylates during treatment with Consensi because of increased risk of stomach problems. Taking other medicines that contain NSAIDs or salicylates during treatment with Consensi will not provide increased relief of symptoms of osteoarthritis.

Consensi should only be used:

What is Consensi?

Consensi is a prescription medicine used in adults who need treatment:

It is not known if this medicine is safe and effective in children.

Who should not take Consensi?

Do not take Consensi:

Before taking Consensi

Before taking Consensi, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements. Consensi and some other medicines can interact with each other and cause serious side effects. Do not start taking any new medicine without talking to your healthcare provider first.

How should I take Consensi?

Consensi side effects

Consensi can cause serious side effects, including:

Your healthcare provider will monitor your blood pressure and do blood tests to check you for side effects during treatment.

Consensi may cause fertility problems in females that is reversible when treatment is stopped. Talk to your healthcare provider if this is a concern for you.

The most common side effects include:


Get emergency help right away if you get any of the following symptoms:

Stop treatment and call your healthcare provider right away if you get any of the following symptoms:

These are not all the possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store Consensi?

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Other information about NSAIDs

General information about the safe and effective use of Consensi

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use this medicine for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give it to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in Consensi?

Active ingredients: amlodipine and celecoxib

Inactive ingredients: mannitol DC 200, croscarmellose sodium, povidone K-30, sodium lauryl sulfate, magnesium stearate, and colloidal silicon dioxide.

Frequently asked questions

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.