Amlodipine hydrochlorothiazide is a combination drug that is composed of amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide.
Amlodipine is used along with other medicines to treat hypertension. Lowering high blood pressure can prevent complications. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker drug that dilates or widens blood vessels to improve blood circulation. Amlodipine is additionally used to prevent chest pain or angina attacks.
Hydrochlorothiazide is also utilized in the treatment of hypertension. It is known as a diuretic and works by making you urinate more. This enables your body to dispose of additional salt and water. This drug additionally lessens additional fluid in the body caused by certain conditions such as heart failure, liver problems, or kidney disease.