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Amlong 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Amlong 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
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Amlong 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Amlodipine(2.5 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-hypertensive

Medical Description

It is an oral calcium channel-blocking anti-hypertensive medicine in a tablet form. The ingredient is amlodipine besylate.

Uses of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S

Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S uses are the treatment of high blood pressure; coronary artery diseases, including exercise-induced chest pain or chronic stable angina, chest pain due to contraction of heart blood vessels or vasospastic angina (Prinzmetal's angina); weak function of the heart; or low ejection fraction (<40%). Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S is chiefly used to treat high blood pressure in children between 6 and 17 years.
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Contraindications of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S

Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S is contraindicated in allergy or hypersensitivity to amlodipine; severe low blood pressure; sudden decreased heart capacity in pumping blood, which leads to insufficient circulation of blood in the body or cardiogenic shock; tightening of the heart valve (aortic valve stenosis); and abnormal functioning of the heart after an acute heart attack.
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Side effects of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S

  • Headache
  • dizziness
  • increased sleep
  • flushing (increased flow of blood, which causes redness of the face)
  • swelling in the body, particularly feet
  • stomach pain
  • nausea
  • palpitations (intense heartbeats)
  • weakness

Precautions and Warnings of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S during pregnancy?
A:
Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S is not safe in pregnancy and is associated with toxic effects in animal studies. Other safer medications are available, and the risk of bad effects of high blood pressure is superior to the harmful effects caused by the medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S while breastfeeding?
A:
Scientific research studies show that Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S is not detected to a measurable value in the breast milk. Since a very small number of studies show the safety of {[name}} in breastfeeding, it should be used on the basis of the comparison of beneficial effects of breast feeding for the baby and Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S in the mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S?
A:
Since {[name}} is associated with the sideeffects of headache, dizziness, weakness, increased sleep, etc, it is better to drive with caution in the initial stage of treatment after taking Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S?
A:
There is no interaction observed between Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S and alcohol. Alcohol should be avoided as it elevates the blood pressure.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Decrease in the blood pressure occurs in the initial stage of the treatment in patients with narrow heart valve or aortic stenosis. Some individuals experience chest pain, heart problem, high blood pressure and rapid heart beat after starting Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S or increasing the dose. Individuals with liver failure may experience the worsening of symptoms after starting Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S.
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Mode of Action of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S

How Does It Work?

Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S prevents the entry of calcium inside the cells of the heart and blood vessels. This inhibits the contraction of smooth muscles and results in the dilation of the heart and blood vessels. As a result, there is a decrease in the blood volume load on the heart and pressure on the walls of the blood vessels, which lowers blood pressure.
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Directions for Use of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S

Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S dosage is prescribed by the doctor on the basis of disease severity. The maximum dose of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S is 10 mg. Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S is taken at the same time of the day regularly with or without food. In some cases, Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S is used along with other anti-hypertensive medicines, such as diuretics (medicines that cause frequent urination), alpha blocker, beta blocker or angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE inhibitor).
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Interactions of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S

Interactions with other medicines

Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S interacts with certain medications, such as diltiazem, nefazodone, simvastatin, dantrolene, pirfenidone, ivacaftor, amphetamine, rifampicin and tacrolimus.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice and grapefruit should be avoided with Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S, as these can lower the blood pressure drastically.

Other general Interactions

No specific information has been reported.

Storage and disposal of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S

No special storing or disposing conditions are required for the medicine. The tablet is suitable for use up to three years after manufacture. Keep the strip away from direct sunlight.

Dosage of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S

Overdose

Overdosage is rare. Extremely low blood pressure with rapid or slow beating of heart, dizziness or fainting may occur with an overdose of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S.

Missed a Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember it. However, do not take the dose if it is more than 12 hours since the missed dose. Avoid taking two doses to compensate for the missed dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the effects of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S on fertility?

A: According to research studies in rats, there were no abnormal effects on fertility in both the genders.

Q: Does Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S cause cancer?

A: No carcinogenic changes in the cells or cancer cells were observed in rats treated with Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S.

Q: What are the effects of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S on children?

A: There no studies conducted to show the effects of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S in the treatment of blood pressure in children below six years.

Q: Are there any harmful effects of Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S in elderly people?

A: Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S should be used with caution in older individuals due to high risks of decreased liver, heart and kidney functioning. There is a possibility of developing severe low blood pressure in these individuals. Hence, treatment with Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S should be started in low doses in elderly persons.

Q: Is it safe to use Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S in children?

A: Clinical studies show that Amlong 2.5mg Tab 15`S is effective in lowering high blood pressure in children between 6 years to 17 years. The side effects are similar to adults, and there are no bad effects on the health of the child.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 11:27 AM (IST)
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