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Amlokind 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Amlokind 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Amlokind 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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Amlokind 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
11.28*
13.27
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Amlodipine(5.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-hypertensive

Medical Description

Amlokind 5mg Tab is used to treat angina and hypertension.

Uses of Amlokind 5mg Tab

Amlokind 5mg Tab uses include treatment of high blood pressure and relief from chest pain that is caused by reduced blood flow to the heart.

Contraindications of Amlokind 5mg Tab

Unless prescribed by a doctor, patients suffering from low blood pressure or any heart disease should avoid this medicine. It should also be taken with caution by patients who suffer from any liver or kidney disease.
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Side effects of Amlokind 5mg Tab

  • Amlokind 5mg Tab side effects are the following:
  • Swelling of ankles
  • swelling in the leg area
  • slight dizziness
  • light-headedness
  • heavy breathing
  • sweating

Precautions and Warnings of Amlokind 5mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine is normally unsafe for pregnant women. However, speak to your doctor and if it is required. He could give you a lighter dose.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
The medicine is considered safe for breastfeeding mothers.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
No, as Amlokind 5mg Tab could cause dizziness, please do not drive or use any heavy machinery for some time after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
A:
It is not safe to consume alcohol when you are taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly, even if the symptoms have subsided, as it could lead to an adverse effect. Speak to your doctor for a gradual decrease in dosage.

Mode of Action of Amlokind 5mg Tab

How Does It Work?

This medicine works by reducing the calcium movement into the cells of the blood vessels and heart. This reduction widens the arteries and makes it easier for the heart to pump blood. Thus, reducing high blood pressure and providing relief from angina.
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Directions for Use of Amlokind 5mg Tab

Amlokind 5mg Tab is available in a tablet form and can be taken orally with water.

Interactions of Amlokind 5mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Indinavir, itraconazole, rosuvastatin, phenobarbitone, phenytoin, indapamide, roxithromycin, prednisolone

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice impacts the effectiveness of this medicine and thus, should be avoided. Patients should also reduce the amount of salt in their food and increase water intake. Speak to your doctor for more details.
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Other general Interactions

Heart disease, low blood pressure, liver disease, kidney disease

Storage and disposal of Amlokind 5mg Tab

This medicine should be stored in a cool and dry place.

Dosage of Amlokind 5mg Tab

Overdose

If you suspect an overdose, please consult a doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, you can take it as soon as you remember it, unless it is time for your next dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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. Plus, please inform your doctor 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 Tab?

A: Amlokind 5mg Tab for angina, i.e., chest pain. Amlokind 5mg Tab for high blood pressure.

Q: What is the underlying medicine in Amlokind 5mg Tab?

A: Amlokind 5mg Tab 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.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:20 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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