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

Amlokind 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Amlodipine(5.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Amlokind 5mg tablet is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension. Amlokind contains amlodipine as the active ingredient. Amlokind 5 tablet reduces the raised blood pressure and provides relie...
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uses

Uses of Amlokind 5 MG

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

Contraindications of Amlokind 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to amlodipine or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have severe low blood pressure.
  • If you have any heart-related conditions such as stenosis, cardiogenic shock, heart failure after a heart attack.
sideEffects

Side effects of Amlokind 5 MG

  • Swelling
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Visual disturbance
  • Increased heart rate
  • Difficult in breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Tiredness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Amlokind 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amlokind 5mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited data available about the safety of using Amlokind 5mg tablet during pregnancy. Use in pregnancy is only recommended if there is no safe alternative. Your doctor will advise you on the use of this medicine after assessing the need. Please inform your doctor if you happen to become pregnant while you are taking this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amlokind 5mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Amlodipine passes into breastmilk. However, the effect of this medicine on infants is not known. Your doctor will advise you on the use of this medicine after assessing the need.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Amlokind 5mg tablet?
A:
If you feel sick, dizzy, tired or have a headache, you should be cautious while driving, especially at the start of the treatment, then avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amlokind 5mg tablet?
A:
Excessive alcohol consumption can raise blood pressure; hence, caution is advised. You should avoid drinking alcohol. Also, alcohol may make you feel more dizzy and nauseatic.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have any underlying conditions related to the liver and kidneys. You have heart-related conditions or recently had a heart attack or heart failure. You are elderly, caution is advised while changi...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Amlokind 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Amlodipine 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...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Amlokind 5 MG

Amlokind 5 tablets should be taken with sufficient water with or without food. Take this medicine at a fixed time for optimal blood pressure control.
interactions

Interactions of Amlokind 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Amlokind 5 tablet works or Amlokind 5 itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially if you are taking other medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-HIV, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, ...
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  • Concomitant administration of amlodipine and clarithromycin may lead to a drastic drop in blood pressure levels.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice and grapefruit should not be consumed along with Amlokind tablets, as it can cause a drastic drop in your blood pressure.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Amlokind 5 MG

  • Store it in a cool and dry place away from, heat and light.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Amlokind 5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of this medicine include dizziness, lightheadedness, weakness, fast heartbeat or excessive drop in blood pressure, etc. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, c...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember if there is sufficient time left for the next scheduled dose. If it is time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and resume your usual d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

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 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.

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ContainsAmlodipine(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure & angina
Side effectsDizziness, Headache, Swelling, Sleepiness
Last Updated on: 22 Dec 2021 | 10:51 AM (IST)
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