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Primodil 5mg Tablet

Primodil 5mg Tablet

By MEDLEY PHARMACEUTICAL PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 30.00
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Primodil 5 MG Description

Primodil 5 tablet is a blood pressure-lowering medicine. It is used to manage high blood pressure. It is also used for the treatment of angina pectoris (chest pain due to reduced blood flow to the he

art). Primodil 5 tablet contains amlodipine as the active substance. It works by relaxing the blood vessels and improving the blood flow. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Primodil 5 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding and about your complete medical history. Also, inform about all the medicines and supplements that you take. Along with taking Primodil 5 tablet, certain lifestyle modifications like maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle with regular exercise, a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, reducing salt intake and avoiding smoking and alcohol will help to control your blood pressure better.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAmlodipine(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, chest pain (angina)
Side effectsDizziness, headache, sleepiness, nausea
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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uses

Uses of Primodil 5 MG

  • Primodil 5 tablet is used for the management of high blood pressure.
  • It is also used to treat angina pectoris (chest pain due to reduced blood flow to the heart).
contraindications

Contraindications of Primodil 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to amlodipine or any other ingredient of Primodil 5 tablet.
  • If you have very low blood pressure or heart-related conditions such as stenosis, cardiogenic shock or heart failure after a heart attack.
sideEffects

Side effects of Primodil 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Primodil 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Primodil 5 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the effect of Primodil 5 tablet on pregnancy. If you think you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or pregnancy is detected while taking this medicine inform your doctor immediately.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Primodil 5 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Primodil 5 tablet may pass into human breast milk. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding or about to start breastfeeding before starting the treatment with this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Primodil 5 tablet?
A:
Primodil 5 tablet may cause dizziness, tiredness, or nausea. If you experience any of these effects after taking this medicine which may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Primodil 5 tablet?
A:
There is limited information on the interaction of alcohol with Primodil 5 tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any underlying health condition related to the liver and kidneys.
  • You have heart-related conditions or recently had a heart attack or heart failure.
  • You are elderly.
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Mode of Action of Primodil 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Primodil 5 tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels. This allows the blood to easily flow in the blood vessels and lowers the blood pressure. It also improves the blood and oxygen supply to the hear...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Primodil 5 MG

  • Primodil 5 tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor.
  • Take it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not crush, chew or break the medicine.
  • Preferably take this medicine at a fixed time for optimal blood pressure control.
  • Do not take more than the prescribed dose.
interactions

Interactions of Primodil 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Primodil 5 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines such as antibiotics, antifungals, other blood pressure-reducing medicines, cholesterol-lowering medicines, medicines for heart conditions and muscle relaxants.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are immunosuppressants, anti-HIV medicines, etc.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice and grapefruit should not be consumed along with Primodil 5 tablet as these can cause a drop in your blood pressure.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Primodil 5 MG

  • Store Primodil 5 tablet in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Primodil 5 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Primodil 5 tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed taking any dose of Primodil 5 tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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 Primodil 5 tablet if I start feeling better and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, you should not stop taking Primodil 5 tablet suddenly. Instead, you should consult your doctor and he/she may adjust your dose as per your needs. Follow up with your doctor regularly.

Q: What lifestyle modifications I should make to control my blood pressure?

  • You should take your medicine regularly at the same time.
  • Lifestyle modifications like eating a healthy diet low in fat and salt, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising at least 30 minutes every day, reducing alcohol consumption and taking a pause on smoki...
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Q: What are the complications if my high blood pressure is not under control?

A: Uncontrolled high blood pressure is known to cause serious complications in several body parts. High blood pressure and heart failure are critical health conditions, if not treated, can affect other organs such as the brain, kidneys and blood vessels.

Q: When should I take Primodil 5?

A: You should take Primodil 5 tablet exactly as recommended by your doctor. It can be taken at any time of the day with or without food. However, it is recommended to take this medicine around the same time every day for optimum results.

Q: Is Primodil 5 the same as amlodipine?

A: Yes, Primodil 5 contains amlodipine as its active component which is used for the management of high blood pressure and chest pain (angina).

Q: What is Primodil 5 used for?

  • Primodil 5 tablet is used for the management of high blood pressure.
  • It is also used to treat angina pectoris (chest pain due to reduced blood flow to the heart).

Q: How does Primodil 5 work?

A: Primodil 5 tablet works by relaxing your blood vessels. This lets your blood flow more easily and lowers blood pressure. Lowering your blood pressure lowers your risk of having a stroke or heart attack. It also helps get more blood to your heart, which relieves the chest pain due to reduced blood flow.

Q: What should I tell my doctor before taking Primodil 5?

  • Before taking Primodil 5 tablet, tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take.
  • Tell your doctor if you had heart disease or liver disorders.
  • Also inform your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Q: What if I forget to take a dose of Primodil 5?

  • If you forget to take any dose of Primodil 5 tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Q: What foods should I avoid while taking Primodil 5?

A: Grapefruit juice and grapefruit should not be consumed along with Primodil 5 tablet as these can cause a drop in your blood pressure.

Q: What is angina?

A: Angina is a pain or discomfort felt in your chest when part of your heart does not get enough blood due to decreased blood flow. It may feel like pressure, squeezing or heaviness in your chest.
Product Details
Brand
PRIMODIL
Expires on or After
30/07/2024
Last Updated on: 16 Sep 2022 | 11:05 AM (IST)
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