What is Conjupri?
Conjupri is a prescription medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and pediatric patients 6 years and older. Conjupri can be used by itself or with other high blood pressure medicines.
It is not known if Conjupri is safe and effective in children less than 6 years of age.
Who should not take Conjupri?
Do not take Conjupri if you are allergic to amlodipine or to any of the ingredients in Conjupri. See the end of this Patient guide for a complete list of ingredients in Conjupri.
What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking Conjupri?
Before taking Conjupri, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
- have heart problems
- have liver problems
- are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Conjupri can harm your unborn baby. Tell your healthcare provider if you become pregnant during treatment with Conjupri.
- are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Conjupri can pass into your breast milk. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby during treatment with Conjupri.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
How should I take Conjupri?
- Take Conjupri exactly as your healthcare provider tell you to.
- Take Conjupri 1 time a day.
- If you take too much Conjupri, contact your local poison control center or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away.
What are the possible side effects of Conjupri?
Conjupri may cause serious side effects, including:
- Low blood pressure (hypotension). Conjupri may cause low blood pressure, especially in people that have a condition called severe aortic stenosis. Tell your healthcare provider if you feel faint or lightheaded.
- Worsening chest pain (angina) or heart attack. Conjupri may cause worsening chest pain or heart attack after starting or increasing your dose, especially in people with a condition called severe obstructive coronary artery disease. If that happens, call your healthcare provider right away or go directly to a hospital emergency room.
The most common side effects of Conjupri include:
- swelling of your legs or ankles
- stomach pain
- flushing (hot or warm feeling in your face)
- heart palpitations (very fast heartbeat)
These are not all of the possible side effects of Conjupri.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
General information about the safe and effective use of Conjupri
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Patient Information guide. Do not use Conjupri for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Conjupri to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about Conjupri that is written for health professionals.
How should I store Conjupri?
- Store Conjupri at 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).
- Keep Conjupri out of the light.
Keep Conjupri and all medicines out of the reach of children.
What are the ingredients in Conjupri?
Active ingredient: levamlodipine maleate
Inactive ingredients: betadex, colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, and pregelatinized starch
For more information, call 1-877-436-7220.