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Amlopres At 50mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

By CIPLA LIMITED
30 Tablet(s) in Bottle

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Amlodipine(5.0 Mg) + Atenolol(50.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Amlopres-AT tablet is an antihypertensive medicine used for the treatment of high blood pressure and angina pectoris, a condition characterised by chest pain, tightness and squeezing in the chest radi...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Amlopres At 50mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

Amlopres-AT tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and also heart-related disorders such as chest pain (Angina pectoris).
contraindications

Contraindications of Amlopres At 50mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to this amlodipine, atenolol or any of the ingredients of the Amlopres-AT tablet.
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you have any kind of heart-related diseases.
  • If you have a blood circulation problem that affects the blood supply to different body parts.
  • If you have a hormone-secreting tumour in the adrenal gland (Pheochromocytoma).
  • If you are suffering from metabolic acidosis, a condition when the body produces excess acid.
sideEffects

Side effects of Amlopres At 50mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Tiredness
  • Swelling
  • Hot flushes
  • Fluid retention
  • Pounding heartbeats
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Amlopres At 50mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Amlopres-AT tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or planning for a pregnancy, as it can harm the unborn baby. If you get pregnant while taking this medicine, inform your doctor. Your doctor will suggest a safer alternative therapy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Amlopres-AT tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not advised to breastfeed during the treatment with this medicine as it can harm the newborn baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Amlopres-AT tablet?
A:
You should be cautious while driving if you are taking this medicine, especially at the beginning of treatment. You may feel dizzy and sleepy after taking this medicine. Therefore, it is better to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Amlopres-AT tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol when you are taking this medicine as it is known to cause low blood pressure when taken with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a liver problem or kidney problems.
  • You experience that your heart condition is getting worse.
  • You are suffering from high or low blood sugar level.
  • You are suffering from respiratory tract infections like asthma or obstruction of the airways.
  • You have a planned surgery or operation.
  • You develop a thyroid disorder during treatment with the Amlopres-AT tablet.
  • You are above 60 years.
  • You are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Amlopres At 50mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Amlopres-AT tablet works by the combined action of Atenolol & Amlodipine.
  • Atenolol works by blocking certain natural chemicals in your body, like epinephrine, to the heart and blood vessels which ultimately helps in lowering heart rate, blood pressure and strain on the hear...
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  • Amlodipine works by relaxing and widening the blood vessels, thereby facilitating blood circulation and lowering blood pressure.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Amlopres At 50mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

  • Amlopres-AT tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not break, cut or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for better blood pressure control and do not consume it more than the quantity prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Amlopres At 50mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Always inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for ...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medicines like immunosuppressants (such as ciclosporin), medicines for heart and brain-related disorders, muscle relaxants, cholesterol-lowering medicines, etc.
  • You may experience an excess drop in blood pressure if you are taking any other blood pressure-lowering medicines, antifungal medicines and antibiotics with this medicine.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit, apple & orange juice should be avoided for at least 4 hours after taking this medicine as it can affect the absorption of the Amlopres-AT tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Amlopres At 50mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

Store the Amlopres-AT tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the ...
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dosage

Dosage of Amlopres At 50mg Bottle Of 30 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of the Amlopres-AT tablet include laziness, a respiratory disorder like wheezing sound, sick sinus, slow heartbeat, low blood pressure, constriction of airways and low blood su...
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose of this medicine, if you have missed a dose; take the next dose as soon as you remember. It would be best if you never miss a dose of blood pressure medicine as it can lead t...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take the Amlopres-AT tablet?

A: Do not stop taking this medicine until and unless your doctor advises you. If you stop taking this medicine, it can lead to a sudden increase in your blood pressure, which can be very dangerous. The doctor will gradually decrease the dose as per the need.

Q: What precautions should I follow to control my high blood pressure?

  • Consult a doctor and follow his prescription.
  • Restrict salt intake in your diet.
  • Follow a low-carb, low-fat diet.
  • Do regular exercise for 30- 40 minutes every day.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.

Q: When should I take Amlopress-AT tablet?

A: Take as prescribed by the doctor for the prescribed duration. Take the medicine with or without food, but during the day and at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.

Q: How much time does it take for the Amlopres-AT tablet to start working?

A: It takes approximately 1 hour for this medicine to start showing its blood pressure lowering effects. However, this can vary among individual depending on their physiology and metabolism.

Q: Does Amlopress-AT tablet cause weight gain?

A: Weight gain is not a common side-effect of Amlopress-AT. There might be water retention that leads to swelling on the legs and ankles which may mimic weight gain. Consult the doctor if you feel you are gaining weight while on the medicine.

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ContainsAmlodipine(5.0 Mg),Atenolol(50.0 Mg)
UsesHypertension
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, hot flushes, fluid retention
Last Updated on: 02 Aug 2021 | 01:28 PM (IST)
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