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AMLOPRES 2.5mg Tablet 15’s

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AMLOPRES 2.5mg Tablet 15’s

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Amlodipine Besylate is a long acting dihydropyridine-type calcium channel blocker. This is the most common drug that is recommended for the lower of hypertension and treatment of angina or chest pain. Lowering the high blood pressure (Hypertension) is helpful in preventing strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems. It is quite helpful drug in increasing the ability to exercise and decrease the frequency of angina attacks.

HOW IT WORKS?

Amlodipine Besylate is a calcium channel blocker. It works by inhibiting the movement of calcium ions through L type calcium channels into the vascular tissues and cardiac muscle cells. By inhibiting the entry of calcium channels one can decrease the contractility of arterial smooth muscles and causes vasodilation. This leads to relaxation of blood vessels and helps in smooth blood flow hence lowering the overall BP.

WHEN SHOULD YOU AVOID IT?

You should not take Amlodipine Besylate if you:

Are allergic to Amlodipine Besylate or any other ingredients
Have liver problems
Have unstable angina
Have any other heart problems
Have congestive heart failure
Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
Have porphyria
Are breastfeeding

HOW MUCH TO TAKE?

The drug should always be taken according to the prescribed by the physician. It should be maintained that you should take the drug regularly and timely. The general recommended dose starts from 5 mg and it can be increased up to 10 mg depending upon the patient?s condition and demand.

According to the progression of time and response of the patient, dose adjustments are generally done. Always take the medicine as prescribed by the doctor.

WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS AVAILABLE?

Amlodipine Besylate tablets of the following strengths are available on our website:

Amlopres 2.5 mg
Amlopres 5 mg
Amlopres 10 mg

WHO IS THE MANUFACTURER?

Amlopres is manufactured by Cipla pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical giant. It is available on our websites in the pack of 30, 60 and 90 tablets.

HOW TO TAKE?

You must swallow the whole tablet with one glass full of water. Do not crush or chew it.

WHEN TO TAKE?

Amlodipine Besylate is taken once daily with or without food. It is the best way to take medicine same time daily because it shows best results and helps to remember when to take the drug.

FOR HOW LONG SHOULD IT BE TAKEN?

It is important to take the drug for the time period prescribed by the doctor. Sudden discontinuation of medicine or any kind of variation in the dose can cause adverse reactions. So, before stopping the drug intake, always consult your physician first.

WHAT IF YOU TAKE TOO MUCH (OVERDOSE)?

You may need urgent medical attention if you experience below mentioned symptoms:

Dizziness
Confusion
Red skin rash
Nausea
Vomiting
Diarrhea
Fainting
Rapid heart rate

WHAT IF YOU MISS THE DOSE?

In case you miss the dose take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose then skip the dose and take your next dose on the correct time. Do not double up the dose in order to compensate the missed one.

SIDE EFFECTS OF AMLOPRES 2.5MG:

COMMON

• Nausea and vomiting
• Dizziness
• Tired feeling
• Stomach pain
• Flushing
• Swelling of legs or ankles

SERIOUS

• Lightheadedness
• Fast heartbeat
• Chest pain
• Pain in arms or shoulders
• General illness
• Fatigue

ARE THERE ANY POSSIBLE DRUG INTERACTIONS?

Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking till date. Give a complete list of prescription or non prescription drugs and any other disease conditions. This way, doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs and other things that may interact with Amlodipine Besylate. The following drugs are seriously contraindicated with amlodipine:

Dantrolene
Simvastatin
Diltiazem
Ivacaftor
Nefazodone
Alfuzosin
Calcium carbonate
Calcium chloride
Calcium citrate etc.

WHAT ARE THE THINGS TO BE TAKEN CARE OF?

Don’t use the expired medicine
Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
This medicine can pass into breast milk and can cause fetal harm
Limit the intake of alcoholic beverages and avoid activity that requires alertness as it causes dizziness
Monitor your blood pressure levels regularly
In patients with coronary artery disease, angina and myocardial infarction may develop with this drug. So, there is need to do dose adjustment
Don’t exceed the recommended dose
Edema may develop in some patients within 2-3 weeks of starting the therapy

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet belongs to a class of medicines known as calcium channel blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and prevent angina (heart-related chest pain). It lowers blood pressure and reduces the heart’s workload, which helps prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet may be prescribed alone or along with other medicines. The dose depends on what you are taking it for and the severity of your condition.
You can take it at any time of the day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at about the same time each day.

You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.
Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms.
If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping yourself active with regular exercise, managing your weight, and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure.

most common side effects

The most common side effects include headache, fatigue, nausea, abdominal pain, and sleepiness.
Consult your doctor if any of these side effects bother you or do not go away.
They may be able to suggest ways to prevent or reduce the side effects.

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Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver, heart, or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.
You also need to tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking, especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.
You should have your blood pressure checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly. click here : amlopres

USES OF AMLOPRES TABLET

  • Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)

BENEFITS OF AMLOPRES TABLET

In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body.
This lowers your blood pressure and reduces your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, or kidney problems in the future.
You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well.
You should take it regularly as prescribed for this medicine to be most effective, even if you feel better.

In Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet relaxes the blood vessels and improves blood flow around your body.
This means that more oxygen gets to your heart and reduces the risk of getting chest pain (angina).
This medicine should not be used to treat chest pain which is already happening.
It is used to prevent or reduce the frequency of angina attacks.
This medicine needs to be taken regularly as prescribed for it to work effectively. So, it is important to keep taking it even if you feel well and have no symptoms.

SIDE EFFECTS OF AMLOPRES TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Amlopres

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Sleepiness

HOW TO USE AMLOPRES TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.
Amlopres 2.5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW AMLOPRES TABLET WORKS

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. In high blood pressure, it normalizes the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels to reduce the pressure on them, thereby improving the blood flow in the body.

In heart-related chest pain (angina), the enhanced blood flow in the body relaxes the heart muscles by reducing the workload on the heart.
It also improves the oxygen flow in the body, thereby, preventing any heart-related chest pain.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Amlopres 2.5 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Pregnancy

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby.
Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
warnings

Driving

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Amlopres 2.5 Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
warnings

Kidney

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease.
No dose adjustment of Amlopres 2.5 Tablet is recommended.
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Liver

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlopres 2.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlopres 2.5 Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE AMLOPRES TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Amlopres 2.5 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Amlopres 2.5 Tablet to work?

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet starts working on the day it is taken. However, it may take weeks to see the full effect. You should continue taking the medicine even if you feel better or if you do not notice any considerable difference.
Consult your doctor if you have any concerns or you feel worse after taking the medicine.

Q. Does Amlopres 2.5 Tablet cause itching?

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet may cause itching in some patients, though it is an uncommon side effect. However, if you experience severe itching contact your doctor.

Q. Is Amlopres 2.5 Tablet bad for the kidneys?

No, there is no evidence that Amlopres 2.5 Tablet causes deterioration of kidney problems. Amlopres 2.5 Tablet can be used in normal doses in patients with kidney problems.
In fact, its blood pressure-lowering effect, it helps to prevent injury to the kidneys due to hypertension.

Q. Should I take Amlopres 2.5 Tablet in the morning or at night?

Amlopres 2.5 Tablet can be taken anytime of the day. Usually, it is advised to be taken in the morning, but your doctor may advise to take it in the evening as well.
You should take it at the same time each day so that you remember to take it and consistent levels of medicine are maintained in the body.

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