Information about Amlopres At Tablet (5Mg+50Mg) 15S
This Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that effectively controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure and thus reduces the chances of future heart attack and stroke. It should be taken empty stomach regularly at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly as it may result in sudden increase of blood pressure. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. Some patients may develop swelling of ankle as a side effect of this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time. "
Uses / Indications: Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Product composition:
- Amlodipine 5Mg+Atenolol 50Mg
Contraindicated in Cardiogenic shock, Hypersensitivity to atenolol/ amlodipine or any component of the product , Overt cardiac failure , Second and third degree heart block , Sinus bradycardia.
- Side Effects:
- Common Cardiovascular: Bradyarrhythmia (3% to 18% ), Cold extremities (12% ), Hypotension (4% to 25% ) Neurologic: Dizziness (13% ) Psychiatric: Depression (up to 12% ) Other: Fatigue (up to 26% ) Serious Cardiovascular: Heart failure, Myocardial infarction, Ventricular arrhythmia Endocrine metabolic: Thyrotoxicosis Immunologic: Anaphylaxis, Systemic lupus erythematosus Respiratory: Pulmonary embolism (1.2% ) Other: Withdrawal symptom
- How to use:
- 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. This Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
- How it works:
- This Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and Atenolol, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while atenolol is a beta blocker which works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.