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Caduet is used to treat hypertension, coronary artery disease, and angina. It is also used to prevent cardiovascular disease and lower cholesterol.

It combines amlodipine besylate, a calcium channel-blocker, and atorvastatin calcium, a lipid-lowering agent.  

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