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AMLOPRES Z 50/5mg Tablet

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AMLOPRES Z 50/5mg Tablet 10’s

Amlopres Z

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Amlopres Z

ABOUT THE DRUG:

Amplopres AT is a combination drug consisting of Amlodipine Besylate and Atenolol. Amlodipine Besylate is a calcium channel blocker and is used in hypertension and prevents chest pain while Atenolol is a beta blocker widely employed in hypertension, chest pain and post heart attack.

USES OF THE DRUG:

A fixed dose combination of both the drugs produces enhanced anti-hypertensive effects. This dual combination is one of the most preferred anti-hypertensive drugs as it has an excellent patient compliance and safety profile. Amlodipine Besylate and Atenolol are given in hypertension, chest pain and heart attack.

WORKING OF THE DRUG:

Amlodipine Besylate
Amlodipine Besylate is a calcium channel blocker as it stops the influx of calcium ions through L type calcium channels. By inhibiting the entry of calcium channels, one can decrease the contractility of arterial smooth muscles and causes vasodilation. This all leads to relaxation of blood vessels and aids smooth arterial blood flow. In this way, it reduces the overall elevated blood pressure.

Atenolol:
Atenolol binds with beta receptors present in the heart and vascular smooth muscles. It relaxes the blood vessels and lowers the blood pressure. It provides sufficient oxygen to the heart and other tissues. It helps in regulating proper heartbeat, therefore useful in heart attack.

MANUFACTURER:

Amplopres AT is a product of one of the Indias most popular pharmaceutical company Cipla. You can easily buy Amplopres AT online at 24x7pharma.com.

DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:

Amplopres AT in the form of tablets in a single strength of Amplopres AT-5+50 mg. You can buy Amplopres AT from 24x7pharma.com to get the drugs at cheap rates.

DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF YOU:

Are allergic to Amlodipine Besylate and Atenolol or any other ingredient of the drug
Are allergic to other ACE inhibitors or antihypertensive drugs
Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
Are breastfeeding

TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:

Have liver problems
You have blood circulation problems or peripheral vascular disease
Have congestive heart failure

HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?

Always take the dose as prescribed by the physician. It is very important to consume medicine timely. The general recommended dose starts from one tablet of Amlodipine 5mg/ Atenolol 50 mg and can be increased depending upon the patients condition and demand. With time, dose adjustments are generally done according to the response of the patient. Always take the medicine as prescribed by the doctor.

HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?

You must swallow the whole tablet with one glass full of water. Do not crush or chew it. Amlodipine Besylate and Atenolol is taken once daily with or without food. It is a best way to take the medicine same time daily because it shows best results and helps to remember when to take the drug.
For how long to take it:

It is important to take the drug as instructed by your doctor. Abrupt discontinuation of medicine can cause adverse reactions. So before stopping the drug intake, always consult a physician.

OVERDOSE:

You may need urgent medical attention if you experience below mentioned symptoms due to accidental overdose of the drug:

Dizziness
Confusion
Red skin rash
Nausea
Vomiting
Diarrhea
Rapid heart rate

MISS DOSE:

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember, but if it is almost the time for your next dose, then skip the dose and take your next dose at the correct time. Do not double up the dose to compensate for the missed one.

SIDE EFFECTS OF AMLOPRES Z 50/5MG:

COMMON

•  Cough
•  Dizziness
•  Facial flushing
•  Anxiety
• Fatigue
• Dry and itchy skin
•  Unexplained tiredness or weakness
•  Abdominal pain
•  Flatulence
•  Headache
•  Insomnia
• Lightheadedness

SERIOUS

• Nausea
• Swelling in your hands, feet and legs
•  Worsened chest pain
•  Fever and chills
•  Rapid weight gain
• Skin rashes
•  Palpitations
•  Tremors and shakes
•  Breathing difficulties
•  Wheezing and coughing
•  Sweating
•  General illness

COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:

Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking till date. This way, the doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs and other things that may interact with Amlodipine Besylate and Atenolol:

Cocaine
Diabetes medicine
Grapefruit juice
Phenobarbital
Other hypertensive drugs
Calcium
NSAIDs
Rifampin
Zafirlukast
Clarithromycin
Arrthymia drugs like Amiodarone and Verapamil
Fluoxetine
Drugs for prostate problems etc.

THINGS TO REMEMBER:

Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
Limit the intake of alcohol beverages and avoid activity that requires alertness as it causes dizziness
Monitor your blood pressure levels regularly
Excess sweating, vomiting and diarrhea causes loss of water in excess and increases the risk of lightheadedness. Always compensate the fluid loss or dehydration with drinking loads of water

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg Tablet contains two medicines, both of which help to control high blood pressure. It lowers the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This will reduce your risk of having a heart attack or a stroke.

Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg Tablet may be taken on an empty stomach or along with food. However, it is better to take it regularly at a fixed time each day, as prescribed by your doctor. The dose will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. It’s important to keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. By lowering your blood pressure, it is reducing your risk of heart attack or stroke so do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. You can help this medication work better by making a few changes to your lifestyle such as keeping active, stopping smoking, and eating a low salt and low-fat diet.

The most common side effects of this medicine include swelling in your ankles or feet (edema), headache, sleepiness, dizziness, tiredness, taste change, and upset stomach. Since it may cause sleepiness and dizziness, do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you. Talk to your doctor if any of the side effects bother you or will not go away.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems or severe dehydration. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. While using this medicine, your blood pressure will need to be checked often and your kidney function may also need to be tested.

USES OF AMLOPRES Z TABLET

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

BENEFITS OF AMLOPRES Z TABLET

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Both of the medicines in this combination work to lower blood pressure but in different ways. Together they help to relax blood vessels and make it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This lowers blood pressure. If your blood pressure is controlled you are less at risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or kidney problems. The medicine must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well.

SIDE EFFECTS OF AMLOPRES-Z 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 Z

  • Sleepiness
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Visual disturbance
  • Breathlessness
  • Change in bowel habits
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Upper respiratory tract infection

HOW TO USE AMLOPRES-Z 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 Z 50mg/5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW AMLOPRES-Z TABLET WORKS

Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Losartan and Amlodipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg Tablet.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg 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

UNSAFE
Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg 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

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg Tablet is recommended.
warnings

Liver

CAUTION
Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg 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-Z TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Amlopres Z 50mg/5mg 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.

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