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Aldo 10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Aldo 10 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Aldo 10 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Aldo Tablet

Uses of Aldo Tablet

Aldo 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).

Aldo Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Aldo are Fatigue, Ankle swelling, Sleepiness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema (swelling), Abdominal pain.

How to use Aldo Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aldo 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aldo Tablet works

Aldo 10 mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
In Depth Information on Aldo Tablet

Expert advice for Aldo Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Aldo 10 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you’re sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Aldo 10 mg Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
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Aldo Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Aldo Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aldo 10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Aldo 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Aldo 10 mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Aldo 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Aldo 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Aldo 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aldo 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Aldo 10 mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

What if you miss a dose of Aldo Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Aldo 10 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Aldo

I am not able to concentrate on my work? due to some personal problems? in mine life.How can I overcome from this.As these personal problems affecting each area of my life and I become nervous and feel that I am going in depression as I am not able to make correct decision s and perform well.What should I do.I am not able to do any work properly either at office or at homeMine decision making is also lostDue to this m always stressfulJust think about myself that what's going wrong to meNot able to take proper sleep aldoEvery person attached to me is annoyed with mePlease suggest me what to do ?I want to enjoy my life but not able to do so as stress in mine life made me uselessNow people think that? I m a foolIs it depression that making me unhappy and tensionfull personSometimes I feel that I will become mad some day
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Stress is a reaction to a real or perceived event that acts as a stressor. In other words, how much stressed one feels depends on how much stress one perceives in a given situation. Stress cause chemical response in brain with number of physical and psychological effects. Acute stress can trigger of anxiety and long term stress, even if it is low intensity can cause permanent changes. Your heart, muscles, nervous system, immunity, all get affected. Fatigue, lethargy, muscle aches and pains, lack of enthusiasm, irritability and sleep disturbance may occur. Lifestyle malfunction result and social and interpersonal health suffer. Start by making a stress diary. Identify what causes stress. Ask why it causes stress. Is it a negative presumption about the even or a reality that is bothering you. Then figure out, how you have been dealing with the stressor. If the way you handle stress doesn't help, figure out the alternatives . If you by yourself are not able to do this exercise, consult a psychotherapist.
High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
What precautions taken to control High blood pressure
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Walking, reduce stress, Reduce stress levels, and Tab Siledin 1-0-1 after food for one motnhs
What is the best cure for high blood pressureB P 160/90
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com You need medications Kindly consult nearby physician for examination and proper managementTake salt restricted diet Avoid fatty foods Exercise daily, walk for 1 km
High blood pressure and high cholesterol.How can I control it
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
salt restricted diet, oily food to avoid, take abana tab 2 tab twice, arjunin cap 2 cap twicedaily do physical exercise
At times feel full of anger that results in high blood pressure
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Anger is a natural emotional response to feeling of being wronged and/ or not being able to protect oneself from being wronged. The anger response looses it's relevance when perception of being wronged may be exaggerated or misplaced. It may happen in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance use disorders, psychotic disorders or impulse control disorders etc. Anger management is aimed at identifying the triggers and the thought patterns behind this response. You can start by identifying what makes you angry and why and then start analysing your perceptions. You may see a psychotherapist/psychiatrist to guide you. Some anger issues are biological impulse control issues and one needs medicines to treat them. Treatment of primary psychiatric conditions like depression, anxiety and psychosis also mitigates anger.

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Frequently asked questions about Aldo Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amlodipine
Q. What is Aldo used for?
Aldo is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), angina pectoris (pain in the chest caused by blockages in the arteries leading to the heart) or chest pain classed as vasospastic angina pectoris (or Prinzmetal’s angina).
Q. Is Aldo a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Aldo is a calcium channel blocker. In patients with high blood pressure, it works by relaxing blood vessels, so that blood passes through them more easily. In patients with angina, it works by improving blood supply to the heart muscle, which then receives more oxygen, and hence, prevents chest pain. It does not provide immediate relief of chest pain from angina.
Q. Is Aldo safe?
Aldo is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Aldo at night?
Aldo can be taken at night. You should take Aldo at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Q. Can I take Aldo and aspirin?
Aldo can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aldo with sildenafil?
Both Aldo and sildenafil cause a lowering the blood pressure. So, taking the two medicines together could be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Is Aldo a beta blocker?
Aldo is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Aldo safe for kidneys?
Aldo is not known to damage kidneys. However, Aldo can cause urinary disorders like difficulty in passing urine, increased the need to urinate at night, increased number of times of passing urine as an uncommon side effect.
Q. Is Aldo a diuretic?
Aldo is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Aldo a blood thinner?
Aldo is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Aldo a statin?
Aldo is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Aldo an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Aldo is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Does Aldo cause tachycardia?
Aldo can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Aldo.
Q. Does Aldo cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Aldo can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Aldo.
Q. Does Aldo increase creatinine?
Aldo has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Aldo as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Aldo cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Aldo. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Aldo.
Q. Does Aldo cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?
Aldo can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Aldo.
Q. Does Aldo cause weight gain?
Aldo can cause changes in weight, it can either cause weight gain or weight loss. However, these changes are very rare. Please consult your doctor if you experience a change in weight while taking Aldo.
Q. Does Aldo cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Aldo can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Aldo.
Q. Does Aldo cause cough?
Aldo can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Aldo.
Q. Does Aldo cause dry mouth?
Aldo can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Aldo.
Q. Can I take Aldo without food?
Aldo can be taken before or after food and drinks. Aldo should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Aldo with grapefruit juice.
Q. Can I take Aldo with milk?
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Aldo with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Aldo with lisinopril?
Aldo can be taken with lisinopril. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, as both the medicines have a blood pressure lowering effect, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aldo with ibuprofen?
Aldo can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aldo with metoprolol?
Aldo and metoprolol both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aldo with losartan?
Aldo and losartan both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aldo with ramipril?
Aldo and ramipril both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aldo with simvastatin?
Aldo can increase the levels of simvastatin, causing an increased tendency towards myopathy (muscle pain) and rhabdomyolysis (increased breakdown of muscle). The dose of simvastatin may need to be reduced when giving along with Aldo . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Aldo with atorvastatin?
Aldo can be taken with atorvastatin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur as interactions have been reported between simvastatin (belongs to the same class). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can the use of Aldo cause gout?
Aldo does not cause gout. It may cause joint pains (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor in case you have any signs and symptoms of gout as you may need treatment for the same.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Aldo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Aldo with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun
Aldo with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin
Aldo with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC
Aldo with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin
Aldo with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete
Aldo with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith
Aldo with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac
Aldo with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra
Aldo with Rosuvastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosuvastatin: Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad, Rosufix, Ingvas
Aldo with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Rin
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