Q: What are some other precautions I can take when taking this medicine?
A: As it could lead to light-headedness, make sure that you get up slowly from a lying position. If you see any swelling in your ankle area, please put your legs at some height till it subsides. However, if the swelling persists, please consult a doctor immediately also if you are taking any other medicine (even non-prescription medicines) to treat your cold, asthma or sinus.
Q: Can I take this medicine at night?
A: Yes, you can. However, please make sure that you take it at the same time everyday and exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
Q: What are some of the uses of Amlokind 5mg tablet?
A: Amlokind 5mg tablet is used for the treatment of angina, i.e. chest pain and to lower high blood pressure.
Q: What is the underlying medicine in Amlokind 5mg tablet?
A: Amlokind 5mg tablet composition includes amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker.
Q: Can I stop taking this medicine if the symptoms subside?
A: No, stopping this medicine suddenly could lead to complications. Please consult a doctor to gradually decrease your dosage.
Q: What happens if I accidently take a higher dose of Amlokind 5 mg tablets?
A: If you consume more than recommended medicine you may experience dizziness, light-headedness, fainting and weakness. There are chances of excessive lowering of blood pressure. You may become unconscious, and your skin may be cold and clammy. Consult your doctor or nearest hospital in such a condition.
Q: Is Amlodipine and Amlokind same?
A: Yes, Amlokind contains amlodipine as its active component.
Q: Is Amlokind a diuretic?
A: No, it is not a diuretic. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that works by reducing the calcium movement into the cells of the blood vessels and heart.
Q: What are the side effects of Amlokind 5?
A: Swelling, sleepiness, dizziness, headache, visual disturbance are a few common side effects of Amlokind 5. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine. However, everyone doesn't need to experience the same.
Q: What is the use of Amlokind 5 Tablet?
A: Amlokind 5 tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and relief from chest pain that is caused by reduced blood flow to the heart.