1) Prevention and long term treatment of angina pectoris. NOT indicated for acute attacks of angina.
2) Treatment of mild to moderate arterial hypertension.
Posology and method of administration
The usual maintenance dose is one tablet (60mg) three times daily. However, patient responses may vary and dosage requirements can differ significantly between individual patients. If necessary the dosage may be increased to 360mg/daily. Higher doses of up to 480mg/daily have been used with benefit in some patients, especially in unstable angina. There is no evidence of any decrease in efficacy at these high doses.
Elderly and patients with impaired renal function:
The recommended starting dose is one tablet (60mg) twice daily. The heart rate should be measured regularly in these groups of patients and the dose should not be increased if the heart rate falls below 50 beats/minute.
Method of Administration
For oral administration. Tablets should be swallowed whole with a little water.
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