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Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Amlokos L Tablet is a combination medicine. It contains a combination of losartan and amlodipine as the main ingredient. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It works by relaxing the b...
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ContainsAmlodipine(2.5 Mg),Losartan(25.0 Mg)
UsesMild to moderate high blood pressure
Side effectsNausea, headache, fatigue
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets

For the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension.

Contraindications of Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets

If you have a known allergy to losartan and amlodipine or any ingredient of Amlokos L Tablet. If you are allergic to similar medicines such as Nifedipine, Verapamil, Telmisartan and Valsartan, etc. ...
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Side effects of Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Edema
  • Fatigue
  • Flushing
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Heartburn
  • Body pain
  • Diarrhea

Precautions and Warnings of Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amlokos L Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Amlokos L Tablet should not be taken during pregnancy. If pregnancy is detected while taking this medicine, it should be discontinued immediately. Taking this medicine during pregnancy can cause damage to the growing foetus.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amlokos L Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Discuss with your doctor if you are breastfeeding while taking this medicine. Due to lack of safety information, it should be avoided during pregnancy and a safer treatment alternative should be considered. Breastfeeding to premature babies and newborns are not recommended while taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Amlokos L Tablet?
A:
Blood presssure-lowering medicines can cause dizziness or drowsiness, especially during initiation of treatment or when the dose is increased. Avoid driving if you experience any of such symptoms.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amlokos L Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergic episodes that include swelling after consuming this medicine.
  • You have a kidney or liver function problem.
  • You have been told that you have abnormal levels of salt or electrolytes or recently had excessive diarrhoea and vomiting.
  • You are taking potassium supplements or medicines that can increase the levels of potassium in the body.
  • You have any other health condition or taking medicines or supplements.
  • You are pregnant or may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately.

Mode of Action of Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Amlokos L Tablet works by the combined action of its two components. Losartan is a medicine that belongs to the class of angiotensin receptor blockers. It works by blocking the production of natural ...
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Directions for Use of Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Amlokos L Tablet as prescribed by your doctor with or without food.
  • Try to take this medicine preferably at the same time every day for better control of blood pressure.

Interactions of Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Other blood pressure lowering medicines should be used carefully with Amlokos L Tablet as it can lead to an excessive drop in blood pressure.
  • Medicines that increases the levels of potassium in the body including some water pills (spironolactone, amiloride) and potassium supplement should be used cautiously.
  • Medicines containing lithium, used for mental disorders if taken along can lead to increased levels of lithium in the body and increases the chances of getting side effects. Regular monitoring of lith...
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  • Blood pressure-lowering effect of Amlokos L Tablet can be reduced by concomitant use of painkillers and anti-inflammatory medicines.
  • Aliskiren, a medicine used for high blood pressure if taken along can lead to reduced blood pressure, faintness, loss of consciousness and can also affect kidney function. Hence, it should be avoided.

Storage and disposal of Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets

Store at a temperature not exceeding 30ºC, protected from light and moisture. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Amlokos L Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Taking too much of this medicine can lead to a significant reduction in blood pressure, disturbed heart rate, palpitations, rapid or fast breathing rate, etc. In case of an overdosage reach out to you...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as possible and skip it if it's time for the next dose. Blood pressure medicines should be taken regularly to avoid undesirable events that can occur due to raised blood p...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Amlokos L Tablet is used for what?

A: .Amlokos L Tablet is used for the treatment of mild to moderate high blood pressure.

Q: .Amlokos L Tablet is used for the treatment of mild to moderate high blood pressure.

A: Amlokos L Tablet works by relaxing or widening the blood vessels. It also makes your heart work efficiently.
Product Details
Brand
AMLOKOS L
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
24/09/2022
Last Updated on: 27 May 2022 | 11:01 PM (IST)

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