Stamlo 10mg Tablet
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The composition of Stamlo 10mg Tab is amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker that relaxes blood vessels
Uses of Stamlo 10mg Tab
Stamlo 10mg Tab controls high blood pressure and is used to treat angina
Contraindications of Stamlo 10mg Tab
- Allergy to calcium channel blockers
- Heart failure following heart attack
- Aortic stenosis (narrowing of the aortic heart valve)
- Cardiogenic shock (heart unable to supply blood to the body)
- History of low blood pressure
Side effects of Stamlo 10mg Tab
- Swollen feet
- Stomach ache
- Irregular heart beat
Precautions and Warnings of Stamlo 10mg Tab
Can I take Stamlo 10mg Tab during pregnancy?
It is not confirmed that Stamlo 10mg Tab is safe to take during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before taking this medication
Can I take Stamlo 10mg Tab while breastfeeding?
If you are breastfeeding or going to breastfeed, consult your doctor before you take Stamlo 10mg Tab.
Can I drive if I have consumed Stamlo 10mg Tab?
Do not drive if you feel dizzy or sleepy after taking Stamlo 10mg Tab.
Can I consume alcohol with Stamlo 10mg Tab?
Alcohol can increase the blood pressure. It is best not to consume alcohol while taking this medication.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
There are no other general warning for this product.
Mode of Action of Stamlo 10mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Stamlo 10mg Tab blocks the calcium channels that help in the contraction of the heart and blood vessels, and thus reduces blood pressure.
Directions for Use of Stamlo 10mg Tab
One tablet to be taken daily with a glass of water or as per doctor's prescribed Stamlo 10mg Tab instructions.
Interactions of Stamlo 10mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
The medications that interact with Stamlo 10mg Tab are simvastatin, diltiazem, amphetamine, rifampin, tacrolimus, dantrolene, nefazodone among others. Inform your doctor of your current list of medications.
Interactions with food items
Having grapefruit and grapefruit juice with Stamlo 10mg Tab can result in a fatal drop in blood pressure
Other general Interactions
There are no interactions with other conditions
Storage and disposal of Stamlo 10mg Tab
Store Stamlo 10mg Tab at room temperature away from direct heat, light or moisture
Dosage of Stamlo 10mg Tab
Complications such as an irregular heartbeat, lowered blood pressure and dizziness should be taken seriously. Inform your doctor and seek emergency medical assistance immediately.
Missed a Dose
Ensure medication is taken regularly. If you fail to take a dose, miss it completely and remember to take the next one. Do not double the dosage.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I take this medicine if I suffer from swollen joints?
A: Do not take this medicine if you suffer from swollen joints as the condition could get worse.
Q: What should I discuss with the doctor before I take this medication?
A: Inform your doctor of your medical history and your current medication so that your doctor can prescribe this medicine appropriately.
Q: I have a medical history of allergic reactions to calcium channel blockers. Can I take Stamlo 10mg Tab?
A: This medicine is contraindicated in people who are allergic to calcium channel blockers. Provide your doctor with a detailed medical history of allergic reactions.
Q: Can I eat all food items while taking Stamlo 10mg Tab?
A: According to reports, grapefruit (the fruit and juice) interacts with this medicine composition and causes a sudden drop in the blood pressure. So, apart from grapefruit, you can eat all the food items as usual.
Q: I suspect of being pregnant. Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
A: There is no data available to prove the safety of this medicine in pregnant women. Therefore, inform your doctor when you get pregnant and take the tablet if only prescribed by your doctor.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 08:22 AM (IST)
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