Teva announced the launch of Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, the generic version of Novartis‘ Exforge.  

Exforge is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It combines amlodipine, a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker, and valsartan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker. Amlodipine is a peripheral arterial vasodilator that acts directly on vascular smooth muscle to cause a reduction in peripheral vascular resistance and reduction in blood pressure. Valsartan blocks the vasoconstrictor and aldosterone-secreting effects of angiotensin II by selectively blocking the binding of angiotensin II to the AT1 receptor in many tissues, such as vascular smooth muscle and the adrenal gland. 

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Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets are available as 5mg/160mg, 5mg/320mg, 10mg/160mg, and 10mg/320mg strengths in 30- and 90-count bottles. 

For more information call (888) 838-2872 or visit TevaGenerics.com