Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets
Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets

Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets Description

Amlovas H Tablet is a combination medicine. It contains amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide as an active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure not controlled by monotherapy (i...
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ContainsHydrochlorothiazide(12.5 Mg),Amlodipine(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, sleepiness, abdominal pain
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets

For the treatment of high blood pressure

Contraindications of Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Known allergy to Amlodipine or Hydrochlorthiazide or any ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you have anuria (not passing urine or passing urine less than 100ml in a day).
  • If you suffer from heart failure after a heart attack, extremely low blood pressure, narrowing of a heart valve.
  • If you are suffering from cardiogenic shock 9a condition in which your heart is not able to pump sufficient blood).

Side effects of Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Jaundice
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Irregular blood count

Precautions and Warnings of Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amlovas H Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The safety of this medicine is not established in pregnancy and hence it should not be taken during pregnancy to avoid undesirable effects. Consult your doctor if you become pregnant while taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amlovas H Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine pass into the breast milk. To avoid possible harm to the baby avoid taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding or discontinue breastfeeding if the treatment with this medicine is considered essential by the doctor. This decision should be taken by your treating doctor do not do self-analysis of your condition.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Amlovas H Tablet?
A:
If you are unable to stay alert and have visual disturbances, headache or dizziness after taking this medicine, please avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amlovas H Tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol with this medicine. Alcohol consumption while taking this medicine can lead to excessive low blood pressure.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney related condition.
  • You have an autoimmune disorder called systemic lupus erythematosus.
  • You have heart failure, as it should be used with caution.
  • You are an elderly, special attention is required for an elderly patient.
  • You are already taking any blood pressure-lowering medicine.
  • You are dehydrated or passing too much urine, vomiting and have excessive diarrhoea.
  • You are diabetic and taking anti-diabetic medicine or insulin.
  • This medicine may interfere with the laboratory test results of certain tests, tell your doctor or laboratory personnel.
  • This medicine may lead to salt or electrolyte imbalance, patients should be monitored closely.

Mode of Action of Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Amlovas H Tablet works by the combined action of Amlodipine and Hydrochlorthiazide. Amlodipine works by relaxing the blood vessels thereby reduces the blood pressure inside them
  • Hydrochlorthiazide acts by removing excess fluid and salt from the body by increasing the urine output thus help reduce blood volume and pressure. It also reduces the load on the heart.

Directions for Use of Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Take Amlovas H Tablet as per your doctor's prescription.
  • Try to take it at the same time every day for effective results.

Interactions of Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Simvastatin(used to lower cholesterol levels), Tacrolimus and Cyclosporin (immunomodulators) may interact with this medicine and may require dose reduction.
  • Blood pressure-lowering effect of Amlovas H Tablet is enhanced by certain medicines acting on the brain, antifungals(azoles) and antibiotics (erythromycin or clarithromycin) can lead to excessive low ...
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  • Certain medicines used to treat high cholesterol such as Cholestyramine and Colestipol if taken along with Amlovas H Tablet can reduce its absorption and reduce its desired action.
  • Steroidal medicines if taken along with this medicine can lead to salt imbalances particularly reduced potassium levels.
  • Anti-inflammatory or painkiller medicines can reduce the blood pressure-lowering action of this medicine and the patient needs to be monitored closely.
  • Tell your doctor about any other medicine, supplement or herbal preparation if you are taking currently or might take.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit and Grapefruit juice

Dosage of Amlovas H Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine can lead to salt imbalance and dehydration due to excessive urination, fast heartbeat and shock. Reach out to your treating doctor or nearby hospital as soon as possible. ...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of your blood pressure-lowering medicine. If you happen to miss any dose, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next dose. Do...
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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: What is the use of Amlovas H Tablet?

A: Amlovas H Tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure along with diet and lifestyle modifications.

Q: When should I take Amlovas H Tablet?

A: You should take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. For effective blood pressure control try to take this medicine at the same time every day and do not miss any dose of this medicine.

Q: Can I take other supplements for controlling my blood pressure along with Amlovas H Tablet?

A: No, you should not take other agents for controlling blood pressure along with this medicine, you should always consult your doctor before taking any other medicine, supplement or herbals while you are on this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
AMLOVAS H
Expires on or After
30/12/2024

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Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 09:31 AM (IST)

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