Amlokind 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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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.
Side effects of Amlokind 5mg Tab
- Amlokind 5mg Tab side effects are the following:
- Swelling of ankles
- swelling in the leg area
- slight dizziness
- heavy breathing
Precautions and Warnings of Amlokind 5mg Tab
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
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.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
The medicine is considered safe for breastfeeding mothers.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
No, as Amlokind 5mg Tab could cause dizziness, please do not drive or use any heavy machinery for some time after taking this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
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.
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.
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
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)
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.
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- electronic Medicines Compendium. Package lea et: Information for the user. Amlodipine 5 mg tablets
- WebMD. High blood pressure and calcium channel blockers
- NCBI. StatPearls [Internet]. Calcium channel blockers
- NCBI. StatPearls [Internet]. Amlodipine
- NCBI. Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) [Internet]. Amlodipine
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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:20 PM (IST)
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