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Amlong 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Amlodipine(10.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Amlong Tablet contains Amlodipine, an anti-hypertensive medicine. Amlong Tablet is used to lower the blood pressure and also various heart conditions such as irregular heart rate, chest pain (angina)....
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Amlong 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Amlong Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and a heart condition such as type of chest pain (Angina).
contraindications

Contraindications of Amlong 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Amlodipine or any other ingredients of Amlong Tablet.
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you have abnormal narrowing of the aorta heart valve (Aortic stenosis).
  • If you are suffering from a condition where your heart is unable to supply blood to your body (Cardiogenic Shock).
  • If you are suffering from heart failure after a heart attack.
sideEffects

Side effects of Amlong 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Swelling of feet, ankles, legs (Oedema or fluid retention)
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Rapid or irregular heartbeats (palpitation)
  • Stomach ache
  • Feeling sick
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
  • Weakness
  • Tiredness
  • Muscle cramps
  • Vision problems
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Amlong 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amlong Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • There limited data available about the safe of use Amlong 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 and benefit. Please inform your doctor if you happen to become pregnant while you are taking this medicine as the docto...
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breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amlong Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Amlodipine in Amlong Tablet 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 and benefit.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Amlong 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 with Amlong Tablet. You should avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amlong Tablet?
A:
Excessive alcohol consumption can raise blood pressure; hence, caution is advised. You should avoid drinking alcohol. Also, alcohol may make you feel dizzier and increase side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver disease.
  • You recently had a heart attack or heart failure.
  • You are elderly.
  • You are suffering from a severe increase in blood pressure.
  • You may suffer from a heart attack, or your chest pain could worsen, when you start taking this medicine, however, this happens rarely.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Amlong 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Amlong Tablet works by relaxing and widening the blood vessels, thus making it easier for the blood to pass through the blood vessels and lowers the blood pressure.
  • It also improves the blood and oxygen supply to heart muscle and relieves chest pain.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Amlong 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Amlong Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your docto...
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interactions

Interactions of Amlong 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicine used to treat a fungal infection like Ketoconazole, a medicine used to treat heart problems like Verapamil any antibiotic like Rifampicin, antibiotics like erythromycin, clarithromycin when c...
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  • Concomitant administration of amlodipine and clarithromycin may lead to a drastic drop in blood pressure levels.
  • Medicine used to treat HIV infection like Ritonavir, when used along with amlodipine, leads to faster elimination of amlodipine from the body lowering its concentration in the blood.
  • When amlodipine is coadministered with medicines used to decrease cholesterol level like Simvastatin, it leads to the increased blood concentration of cholesterol-lowering medicines.
  • Medicines used to increase your immune system like Tacrolimus when administered along with amlodipine possess a risk of accumulation in the body.
  • Concomitant use of medicine like Ciclosporin to suppress your immune system and amlodipine should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Interactions with food items

You should not take grapefruit juice and grapefruit when consuming Amlong Tablet as these can cause a decrease in blood pressure.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Amlong 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store it in a cool and dry place away from, heat and light.
  • Keep away from children and pets.
  • Check the expiry date before taking the medicine and do not use the medicine after the expiry date.
dosage

Dosage of Amlong 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Excess of Amlong Tablet can cause lowering of blood pressure, fainting, slow, fast or irregular heartbeat, dizziness. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Amlong Tablet then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

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: What are all the things that I should discuss with the healthcare provider before taking Amlong Tablet?

A: It is advisable to inform the doctor if you have any history of heart or liver disease or if you are a known case of heart failure. It is important to mention it to your doctor if you are pregnant, are planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Tell your doctor the medicines you are already taking before starting Amlong Tablet.

Q: If I consume coffee, does that interact with Amlong Tablet?

A: It is observed that people who do not regularly consume coffee may feel blood pressure change effects, but people who regularly consume coffee may not have a significant effect on blood pressure.

Q: I have to drive back to my hometown. Can I use Amlong Tablet?

A: If you experience dizziness, drowsiness or blurred vision after taking this Amlong Tablet. It is advised to avoid drinking since it affects alterness.

Q: When should I take Amlong Tablet?

A: Take Amlong Tablet as prescribed by your doctor for the prescribed duration. You can take this medicine with or without food, but preferably at day time and also at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.

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ContainsAmlodipine(10.0 Mg)
UsesHypertension
Side effectsDizziness, headache, swelling on legs, nausea
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2021 | 10:32 AM (IST)
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