Benefits Of Amlopres Tablet
In Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Amlopres 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.
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
- Ankle swelling
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Abdominal pain
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 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 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.
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Amlopres 5 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Amlopres 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.
Amlopres 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.
Amlopres 5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Amlopres 5 Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Amlopres 5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlopres 5 Tablet is recommended.
Amlopres 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlopres 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlopres 5 Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring