Asomex 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Asomex 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Asomex 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Asomex 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Asomex 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Asomex 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Asomex 2.5 MG Description

Asomex 2.5mg tablet is used for certain heart-related disorders and high blood pressure. It contains amlodipine, which belongs to the class of medicines named calcium channel blockers. This medicine s...
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ContainsS Amlodipine(2.5 Mg)
UsesHypertension
Side effectsNausea, weakness, tiredness, headache, dizziness
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Asomex 2.5 MG

Asomex 2.5mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and a type of chest pain (Angina).

Contraindications of Asomex 2.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to this amlodipine or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you have very low blood pressure or heart-related conditions such as stenosis, cardiogenic shock, heart failure after a heart attack.

Side effects of Asomex 2.5 MG

  • Nausea
  • Weakness
  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Stomach ache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
  • Muscle cramps
  • Palpitation
  • Swelling of feet, ankles, legs (Oedema or fluid retention)

Precautions and Warnings of Asomex 2.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Asomex 2.5mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The safety of Asomex 2.5mg tablet during pregnancy is not known. Use in pregnancy is only recommended if there is no safe alternative. Your doctor will advise you on the use of this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Asomex 2.5mg 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 benefits over risks.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Asomex 2.5mg tablet?
A:
Asomex 2.5mg tablet may affect your ability to drive. If you feel sick, dizzy, tired or have a headache, you should be cautious while driving, especially at the start of the treatment.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Asomex 2.5mg tablet?
A:
Excessive alcohol consumption can raise blood pressure. Hence, caution is advised. You should avoid binge drinking alcohol.

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.

Mode of Action of Asomex 2.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Amlodipine present in Asomex 2.5mg tablet works by relaxing and widening the blood vessels, thus making it easier for the blood to pass through the blood vessels and lowering the blood pressure. It al...
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Directions for Use of Asomex 2.5 MG

  • Take Asomex 2.5mg tablet as directed by the doctor.
  • It can be taken with or even without food.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Take the tablet as a whole, do not chew or crush it.

Interactions of Asomex 2.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Antifungal medicines like Ketoconazole, medicines used to treat heart-related disorders like Verapamil with this medicine can increase the risk of low blood pressure as they increas...
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  • Other blood pressure-lowering medicines should not be used together with Asomex 2.5mg tablet as they increase the risk of side effects.
  • The effect of Tacrolimus, a medicine used to reduce immune response and to lower cholesterol, is increased when used together with this medicine and may result in toxicity.
  • Dantrolene, a muscle relaxant when used together with this medicine, may lower potassium levels.

Interactions with food items

  • Grapefruit and grapefruit juice should not be consumed along with Asomex 2.5mg tablet, as these can cause a drastic drop in your blood pressure.
  • If your doctor has advised a low-salt or low-sodium diet, follow these directions carefully.

Storage and disposal of Asomex 2.5 MG

  • Store Asomex tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep away from children.
  • Check the expiry date before taking medicine and do not use the medicine after the expiry date.

Dosage of Asomex 2.5 MG

Overdose

  • You may experience dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting and weakness.
  • There are chances of excessive lowering of blood pressure.
  • You may become unconscious and your skin may be cold and clammy.
  • If you feel you have taken too much of Asomex medicine, consult the doctor immediately or visit a hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

  • If you miss any dose Asomex 2.5mg, take it as soon as you remember if there is sufficient time left for the next scheduled dose.
  • If it is time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not compensate for the missed dose by taking an extra dose.

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: Can I stop taking Asomex 2.5 mg tablet if I start feeling better and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, do not stop taking this medicine suddenly as it could worsen your condition of hypertension. Instead, you should consult your doctor and he/she may adjust your dose as per your needs.

Q: Is there any special diet that I need to follow while taking Asomex 2.5 tablet?

A: Yes, your doctor may advise you a low-salt or low-sodium diet, follow these directions carefully.

Q: What are the complications if my high blood pressure is not under control?

A: Uncontrolled high blood pressure is known to cause severe complications in several body parts. It can cause heart failure, kidney damage, bleeding in the brain and eyes.

Q: What is the best time to take tab Asomex?

A: You can take Asomex at any time of day advised by your doctor, but try to make sure it's around the same time every day.

Q: Is Asomex and amlodipine?

A: Yes, Asomex contains amlodipine only as its active component, which is an anti-hypertensive medicine.

Q: What is Asomex 2.5 used for?

A: Asomex 2.5 is used to treat high blood pressure and a type of chest pain (Angina).

Q: What are the side effects of Asomex?

A: Nausea, weakness, tiredness, headache, dizziness are a few side effects of Asomex. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.

Q: Is Asomex a diuretic?

A: No, Asomex is not a diuretic. It contains Amlodipine, which belongs to the class of medicines named calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing and widening the blood vessels, thus making it easier for the blood to pass through the blood vessels and lowering the blood pressure.
Product Details
Brand
ASOMEX
Expires on or After
29/06/2025
Last Updated on: 13 Apr 2022 | 03:45 PM (IST)

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