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Amlopres 10mg Tablet
Amlopres 10mg Tablet
Amlopres 10mg Tablet
Amlopres 10mg Tablet
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Amlopres 10mg Tablet

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
48.08*
56.56
15% OFF
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Amlodipine(10.0 Mg)
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Anti-hypertensive

Medical Description

Amlopres 10mg Tab contains amlodipine, which is used to control high blood pressure.

Uses of Amlopres 10mg Tab

This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and also used in coronary artery disease.

Contraindications of Amlopres 10mg Tab

Avoid using amlodipine if you are allergic to it, have very low blood pressure, or suffering from conditions like heart failure or narrowing of aorta, which can decrease cardiac output.

Side effects of Amlopres 10mg Tab

Amlopres 10mg Tab side effects include swelling of feet, fatigue, nausea, headache, dizziness, sleepiness, stomach pain, abnormal heartbeat, flushing, excessive fall in blood pressure (serious), and allergic reactions.
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Precautions and Warnings of Amlopres 10mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
A:
The medicine is not safe to be taken during pregnancy, unless specifically advised by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take amlodipine while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not clear if the medicine passes into the breastmilk. Hence, do not take the medicine unless specifically advised by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
This medicine may make you feel dizzy or sleepy, so be cautious while driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with amlodipine?
A:
Alcohol can increase your blood pressure. Hence, precaution should be taken.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Clinicians and patients should regularly measure the blood pressure to achieve target levels. Patients should be monitored for adverse side effects and if any occur, report it to your doctor immediately.
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Mode of Action of Amlopres 10mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Amlopres 10mg Tab composition inhibits the transport of calcium ions which are needed for effective contraction of smooth muscles in the blood vessels and heart, thereby dilating the heart and arteries. Amlodipine reduces the load on the heart and decreases the pressure on the blood vessels, thus reducing the high blood pressure.
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Directions for Use of Amlopres 10mg Tab

Amlodipine is primarily administered orally.

Interactions of Amlopres 10mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

This medicine can interact with other medicines like ketoconazole, ritonavir, tacrolimus, ciclosporin, simvastatin, etc. Hence, inform your doctor about all other medications you are using.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice should not be consumed by people who are taking this medicine, as these can cause a serious drop in blood pressure, which can be life threatening.

Other general Interactions

Adjust the dosage of amlodipine based on the clinical response in patients with liver failure.

Storage and disposal of Amlopres 10mg Tab

Keep amlodipine out of sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date. Store in a cool and dry place and keep away from excess heat and moisture.

Dosage of Amlopres 10mg Tab

Overdose

In case of amlodipine overdose, you should immediately report to an emergency medical care unit, as there are chances of severe lowering of blood pressure, fainting, and irregular heartbeat. These complications could lead to life-threatening complications.
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Missed a Dose

A missed dose can be taken as early as you remember it, if there is enough time left for the next scheduled dose. Avoid compensating for a missed dose by taking an extra dose, which can be fatal.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Amlopres 10mg Tab on an empty stomach?

A: Yes, you can take this medicine with or without food.

Q: Can I stop Amlopres 10mg Tab immediately?

A: The doctor will advise the duration of the medicine. If you stop using this medicine before you are advised, then the condition may be reversed.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:13 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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