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Amlovas 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Amlovas 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Amlovas 5 MG Description

Amlovas-5 tablet is an anti-hypertensive medicine that is used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). It contains amlodipine as its main ingredient. This medicine lowers the raised blood pressure and thus reduces the pressure or workload on the heart, which further reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Inform your doctor if you recently had a heart attack or are suffering from heart failure. Take as suggested by the doctor based on the blood pressure range and severity of the condition and in doses and duration as prescribed. You can take this medicine with or without food. It would be best if you take Amlovas 5 at the same time every day to gain optimal benefits.

Amlong 5 tablets, Amlokind 5 tablets, Amlodac 5 tablets, Stamlo 5 tablet and Amlopin 5 tablets are some other medicines with amlodipine as the main ingredient. Uncontrolled blood pressure can lead to serious health consequences on various organs such as the heart, kidney, brain, eye, etc. Thus, never stop taking the medicine, even if you start feeling better, without consulting your doctor.


Product Summary

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ContainsAmlodipine(5.0 Mg)
Side effectsDizziness, headache, swelling on legs, nausea
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Uses of Amlovas 5 MG

Amlovas-5 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and heart-related chest pain (Angina).

Contraindications of Amlovas 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to amlodipine or other ingredients of Amlovas-5 tablet.
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you have narrowing of the aorta heart valve (Aortic stenosis).
  • If you suffer from a condition where the heart is unable to supply blood to the body (Cardiogenic Shock).
  • If you experience heart failure after a heart attack.

Side effects of Amlovas 5 MG

  • Swelling of the feet, ankles, legs (Oedema or fluid retention)
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Stomach ache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Weakness

Precautions and Warnings of Amlovas 5 MG



Can I take Amlovas-5 tablet during pregnancy?
  • There is little information available about the safety of use Amlovas-5 tablet during pregnancy.
  • The doctor will prescribe you the medicine, if there is no safe alternative, after assessing the need and benefit. Discuss with a doctor if you become pregnant while you are taking the medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take an Amlovas-5 tablet while breastfeeding?
  • Amlodipine passes into breastmilk. The effect of Amlovas-5 tablet on infants is not known.
  • The doctor decides to either discontinuing the medicine or the breastfeeding after assessing the need and benefit.


Can I drive after consuming the Amlovas-5 tablet?
If you feel sick, dizzy, tired or have a headache, you must be cautious while driving, at the start of the treatment. You must avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol while taking Amlovas-5 tablet?
Excessive alcohol consumption raises blood pressure; caution is advised. Avoid drinking alcohol. It makes you feel dizzy and increase side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from liver disease.
  • You suffer from a heart attack or heart failure.
  • You are elderly.
  • You have an increase in blood pressure.

Directions for Use of Amlovas 5 MG

Take as directed by the doctor. Swallow as a whole with a glass of water, with or without food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Take it the same time every day optimal results. You must take a...
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Storage and disposal of Amlovas 5 MG

  • Store at a cool and dry place away from heat and light.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Quick Tips of Amlovas 5 MG

  • Amlovas 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 patient...
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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.
  • Amlovas 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 you...
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  • It is recommended that you make certain lifestyle changes in addition to taking Amlovas 5 tablet on time. Among these changes are eating a low-fat, low-salt diet, maintaining a healthy weight, exercis...
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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 Amlovas 5 tablet, it is recommended to avoid driving, operating heavy machinery or performing any such tasks that require mental alertness.

Dosage of Amlovas 5 MG


Overdose of Amlovas 5 may cause low blood pressure, dizziness, fainting, slow, fast or irregular heartbeats. If you have taken in excess, contact the doctor or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Mode of Action of Amlovas 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Amlodipine in Amlovas 5 tablet relaxes and widens the blood vessels. Thus, it is easier for the blood to pass through the blood vessels and lowers the blood pressure. It improves the blood and oxygen ...
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Interactions of Amlovas 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Amlovas-5 tablet works or the medicine itself reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor regarding the medicines, supplements or herbals you take or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Medicine used to treat a fungal infection like Ketoconazole, a medicine used to treat heart problems like Verapamil, antibiotic like Rifampicin, antibiotics like erythromycin, clarithromycin when coad...
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  • Concomitant use of Amlovas 5 and clarithromycin leads to a drastic drop in blood pressure levels.
  • Medicine used for 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 an increased blood concentration of cholesterol-lowering medicines.
  • Medicines used to increase the immune system like Tacrolimus when administered along with amlodipine possess a risk of accumulation in the body.
  • Concomitant use of medicine like Cyclosporin suppress the immune system and amlodipine must be used with caution in patients with kidney problems.

Interactions with food items

Avoid grapefruit juice and grapefruit while consuming Amlovas-5 tablet as these cause decrease in blood pressure.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Will I suffer from cancer after taking this medicine?

A: No, Amlovas-5 tablet is not known to cause cancer.

Q: Is Amlovas-5 safe for children?

A: The effectiveness and harmful effects of Amlovas-5 tablet are not tested in children below 6 years. The medicine reduces the raised blood pressure in children above 6 years and adolescents.

Q: Are there any harmful effects of the medicine on elderly people?

A: Liver, heart and kidney-related problems are high in elderly people. There is a high risk of low blood pressure in these individuals, thus it must be administered in low dosages in elderly people.

Q: Can I stop taking Amlovas 5 after my blood pressure comes to normal?

A: No, avoid stopping Amlovas-5 tablet suddenly as it may result in chest pain or a sudden rise in blood pressure.

Q: When should I take Amlovas-5 tablet?

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

Q: Does Amlovas 5 tablet cause weight gain?

A: Weight gain is not a common side-effect of Amlovas-5. 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.

Q: Is Amlovas 5 a blood thinner?

A: No, Amlovas 5 is not a blood thinner. It acts by relaxing and widening the blood vessels. Thus, it is easier for the blood to pass through the blood vessels and lowers the blood pressure.

Q: Is Amlovas and amlodipine same?

A: Yes, Amlovas contains amlodipine as its active ingredient.

Q: What is the content present in Amlovas 5?

A: The content present in Amlovas 5 is amlodipine as its active component.

Q: What are the side effects of Amlovs 5?

A: Dizziness, headache, swelling of the legs, nausea, etc. are a few side effects of Amlovas 5. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own.
Last Updated on: 29 September 2023 | 7:23 PM (IST)

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