What is Amlopres 10 mg?
Amlopres 10 MG Tablet acts as a calcium channel blocker that improves blood flow by dilating blood vessels. It is used to treat angina, high blood pressure, and coronary heart disease. It is recommended in case of heart failure if other medications fail to work. Amlopres 10 MG Tablet is administered orally and its effects last for at least a day.
Some side effects of Amlopres 10 MG Tablet include swelling, abdominal pain, feeling tired, and nausea. Serious side effects include low blood pressure or a mild heart attack. The medicine may not be safe to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Dosage should be low for elderly people and for those with liver problems. If you have heart problems then intake of Amlopres 10 MG Tablet may increase your health problems. It is not approved to be used by anyone who is 6 years of age or younger. Intake of alcohol along with this medicine may increase its side effects.
The usual dose for Amlopres 10 MG Tablet is 5mg to 10 mg, taken orally once a day for as long as prescribed by the doctor. The dosage is later adjusted depending on your reaction to the first dose. It is oftentimes used in combination with other antihypertensive and anti-anginal medicines. If you miss a dose then take the next dose as soon as possible. If it is nearly time for the next one, then you should skip the missed dose. In case of overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
Amlopres 10 mg Uses?
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 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Does Amlopres 10 mg work?
Amlopres 10 Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
How to take Amlopres 10 mg?
Alert your doctor if you have heart or liver disease. – Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. – Do not breastfeed while you are being treated with Amlodipine.
Amlopres 10 mg Contraindications:
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to amlodipine.
Amlopres 10 mg Dosage:
- Missed Dose
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
What are the Side effects Of Amlopres 10 mg?
In addition to its intended effect, Amlopres 10 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
- Swelling of ankles or feet
- Difficulty in breathing
- Increased heartbeat
- Redness of face, neck, arms, and chest
- Muscle pain
- Acid or sour stomach
- Stomach pain