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Levamlodipine Dosage

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Hypertension

Usual dose: 2.5 mg orally once daily
Maximum dose: 5 mg orally once daily

Comments:
-Adjust dose according to blood pressure goals.
-Wait 7 to 14 days between dose adjustments; if needed, may titrate more rapidly if patient is assessed frequently.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Hypertension

6 to 17 years old: 1.25 to 2.5 mg orally once daily

Comments:
-Doses over 2.5 mg per day have not been studied in pediatric patients.

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Liver Dose Adjustments

-A lower initial dose of 1.25 mg orally once a day may be required in hepatic impairment.
-Titrate slowly in severe hepatic impairment.

Dose Adjustments

Small, fragile, or elderly patients may be started on 1.25 mg orally once a day.
-This dose may be used when adding this drug to other antihypertensives.

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Hypersensitivity to amlodipine

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 years; this drug is not recommended for use in these patients.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

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

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