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Important Safety Information
CADUET® (amlodipine besylate/atorvastatin calcium) tablets
are not for everyone, including anyone who has previously had an allergic reaction
to CADUET or to any of the inactive ingredients. It is not for those with liver
problems. And it is not for women who are nursing, pregnant, or may become pregnant.
If you take CADUET, tell your doctor if you feel any new muscle pain or weakness.
This could be a sign of rare but serious muscle side effects that can lead to kidney
problems, including kidney failure. Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions
and all medications you take. This may help avoid serious drug interactions. Your
doctor should do blood tests to check your liver function before starting CADUET
and during your treatment if you have symptoms of liver problems.
If you have had any heart problems, be sure to tell your doctor. It is rare, but
when you first start taking the amlodipine component of CADUET or increase your
dose, you may have a heart attack or your angina may get worse. If that happens,
call your doctor right away or go directly to a hospital emergency room.
Tell your doctor if you have diabetes. Elevated blood sugar levels have been reported
with statins, including the atorvastatin component of CADUET.
Serious side effects of CADUET include muscle problems, kidney problems and low
blood pressure or dizziness.
Common side effects include swelling of your legs or ankles, dizziness, tiredness,
extreme sleepiness, nausea, flushing (hot or warm feeling in your face), arrhythmia
(irregular heartbeat), heart palpitations (very fast heartbeat), diarrhea, upset
stomach, muscle and joint pain, and changes in some blood tests.
CADUET® (amlodipine besylate/atorvastatin calcium) tablets are a prescription drug
that combines two medicines, NORVASC® (amlodipine besylate) and LIPITOR® (atorvastatin
calcium) tablets. CADUET is used in adults who need both NORVASC and LIPITOR.
NORVASC is prescribed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), chest pain (angina)
and blocked arteries of the heart (coronary artery disease). NORVASC can be used
by itself or with other medicines that treat high blood pressure.
LIPITOR is used along with a low-fat diet to lower the LDL (“bad” cholesterol) and
triglycerides in the blood. It can raise the HDL (“good” cholesterol) as well. LIPITOR
is used to lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, certain types of heart surgery,
and chest pain in patients who have heart disease or risk factors for heart disease
such as age, smoking, high blood pressure, low HDL, or family history of early heart
LIPITOR can also lower the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with diabetes
and risk factors such as diabetic eye or kidney problems, smoking, or high blood
CADUET is one of many options for treating high blood pressure and high cholesterol,
in addition to diet and exercise that you and your doctor can consider.
Full Prescribing Information and Patient Information for CADUET.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.
or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
CADUET is available by prescription only.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By using the CADUET $4 Co-pay Card, you acknowledge that you currently meet the eligibility
criteria and will comply with the terms and conditions described below:
The Card expires on December 31, 2014.
Offer valid from 9/1/12 to 12/31/14.
No membership fees apply.
For help with the CADUET $4 Co-pay Card, call 1-866-822-3838, or write:
Pfizer, Attn: CADUET
PO Box 2169
Morrisville, PA 19067-0669
The health information contained herein is provided for educational purposes only
and is not intended to replace discussions with a healthcare provider. All decisions
regarding patient care must be made with a healthcare provider, considering the
unique characteristics of the patient.
This product information is intended only for residents of the United States. The
products discussed herein may have different product labeling in different countries.
CADUET is a registered trademark of Pfizer Inc.
CADUET, LIPITOR, and NORVASC are registered trademarks of Pfizer Inc. All other
brands are trademarks of their respective owners.