Capsule, Oral Suspension, Transdermal gel
Amlodipine works on the heart and blood vessels to help lower blood pressure. High blood pressure in animals can cause kidney damage and blindness. It should be used carefully in animals with heart failure or liver disease. It should not be used in pregnant animals.
Do not skip doses or stop the medication. If a dose is missed, do not give 2 doses at once. It is usually given once daily. You will need to take your pet to the vet for blood pressure checks to make sure the medication is working.
Amlodipine has very few side effects. Headache is a common side effect in humans. It can also cause water retention.