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Amlong 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Amlong 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Amlong 5 MG Description

Amlong-5 tablet contains amlodipine, an anti-hypertensive medicine. It is used to lower blood pressure and also various heart conditions such as irregular heartbeat, chest pain (angina), etc. This medicine is from the class of medicines known as calcium channel blockers. Amlodipine works by reducing the pressure on the heart by relaxing the blood vessels.

Amlopin 5 tablets, Amlokind 5 tablets, Amlodac 5 tablets, Stamlo 5 tablet and Amlovas 5 tablets are some other medicines with amlodipine as the main ingredient. Inform your doctor if you recently had a heart attack or heart failure. Take Amlong as advised by your doctor for the prescribed duration. Do not stop taking this medicine without informing your doctor. You should have a low-salt diet and should maintain a healthy lifestyle to gain optimal benefits.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAmlodipine(5.0 Mg)
UsesHypertension
Side effectsDizziness, headache, swelling on legs, nausea
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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uses

Uses of Amlong 5 MG

Amlong 5 is used to treat high blood pressure and a type of chest pain (Angina).
contraindications

Contraindications of Amlong 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Amlodipine or any other ingredients of Amlong-5 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 5 MG

  • Swelling of feet, ankles, legs (Edema 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 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amlong-5 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • There is limited data available about the safety of Amlong-5 tablets during pregnancy.
  • Use in pregnancy is only recommended if there is no safer alternative.
  • Your doctor will advise you on the use of this medicine after assessing the needs and benefits. Please inform your doctor if you happen to become pregnant while taking this medicine as the doctor may ...
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breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amlong-5 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 and benefit.
driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amlong-5 tablet?
A:
Excessive alcohol consumption can raise blood pressure. Hence, caution is advised. You should avoid drinking alcohol as it 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Amlong 5 MG

Amlong-5 tablets 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 do...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Amlong 5 MG

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

Quick Tips of Amlong 5 MG

  • Amlong-5 tablet is an anti-hypertensive medication. It is prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This medication can also help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke or death in high-risk patients...
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  • Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. For better blood pressure control, take it at the same time every day.
  • Missing a dose of your blood pressure medication can lead to serious health problems. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • Amlong-5 tablet is not recommended if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking this medication, stop taking it immediately and consult your...
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  • It is recommended that you make certain lifestyle changes in addition to taking Amlong-5 tablet on time. Among these changes are eating a low-fat, low-salt diet, maintaining a healthy weight, exercisi...
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  • Ankle swelling, constipation, slow heartbeats, diarrhoea and visual disturbances may occur in some individuals with the use of this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not g...
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  • If you experience dizziness or sleepiness after taking Amlong-5 tablet, it is recommended to avoid driving, operating heavy machinery or performing any such tasks that require mental alertness.
dosage

Dosage of Amlong 5 MG

Overdose

Excessive dose of Amlong-5 tablet can cause lowering of blood pressure, fainting, slow, fast or irregular heartbeat, dizziness, etc. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your docto...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of Amlong-5 tablet then take it as soon as you remember it. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.
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Mode of Action of Amlong 5 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Amlong-5 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 the heart muscle and relieves chest pain.
interactions

Interactions of Amlong 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat fungal infections like Ketoconazole, medicines used to treat heart problems like Verapamil, antibiotics like erythromycin, clarithromycin, rifampicin when coadministered with a...
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  • Concomitant administration of amlodipine and clarithromycin may lead to a drastic drop in blood pressure levels.
  • Medicines used to treat HIV infection like Ritonavir when used along with amlodipine, lead to faster elimination of amlodipine from the body lowering its concentration in the blood.
  • When amlodipine is coadministered with medicines used to decrease cholesterol levels 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 suppress your immune system and amlodipine should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems.
  • Discuss it with your doctor about any other medicines, 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-5 tablets as these can cause a decrease in blood pressure.

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-5 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-5 tablet.

Q: If I consume coffee, does that interact with Amlong-5 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-5 tablet?

A: If you experience dizziness, drowsiness or blurred vision after taking this Amlong-5 tablet. It is advised to avoid driving since it affects alertness.

Q: I am 8 months pregnant and also have a running nose. Should I consume the medicine?

A: Do not consume the medicine as it can cause foetal harm. It is not advisable to have the course of medicine during pregnancy.

Q: When should I take Amlong-5 tablet?

A: Take Amlong-5 tablet as prescribed by your doctor for the prescribed duration. You can take this medicine with or without food, but preferably in the daytime and also at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.

Q: What are the side effects of Amlong-5 tablet?

A: Headache, swelling, stomach ache, nausea, weakness, indigestion, etc. are a few common side effects of this medicine.

Q: Is Amlong tablet a blood thinner?

A: No, it is not a blood thinner.

Q: What is Amlong 5 mg used for?

A: Amlong 5 is used to treat high blood pressure and a type of chest pain (Angina). This medicine acts by relaxing the blood vessels, thereby slowing the heart rate.
Last Updated on: 29 September 2023 | 7:27 PM (IST)

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