For treatment of both hypertension and angina pectoris the usual initial dose is 5 mg once daily. If the desired therapeutic effect cannot be achieved within 2-4 weeks this dose may be increased to a maximum dose of 10 mg daily (as single dose) depending on the individual patient’s response.
Children with hypertension from 6 years to 17 years of age: the recommended antihypertensive oral dose in paediatric patient’s ages 6-17 years is 2.5 mg once daily as a starting dose, up-titrated to 5 mg once daily if blood pressure goal is not achieved after 4 weeks. Doses in excess of 5 mg daily have not been studied in paediatric patients.
Administration of 2,5 mg dose is not possible with a tablet of Amlovie 10.