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Amcard-OM Tablet

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Primary uses of Amcard-OM Tablet

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MRP
60
₹6/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Amcard-OM Tablet

Uses of Amcard-OM Tablet

Amcard-OM Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Amcard-OM Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Amcard-OM are Sleepiness, Taste change, Ankle swelling, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Dizziness, Tiredness, Palpitations, Stomach upset, Increased potassium level in blood.

How to use Amcard-OM 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. Amcard-OM Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amcard-OM Tablet works

Amcard-OM Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Olmesartan and Amlodipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

In Depth Information on Amcard-OM Tablet

Expert advice for Amcard-OM Tablet

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine as it can control blood pressure better than either alone.
  • Amcard-OM Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up.  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effect of this medicine.
  • 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.
  • Do not take Amcard-OM Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
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Amcard-OM Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Amcard-OM Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amcard-OM Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Amcard-OM 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.
Amcard-OM Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
Amcard-OM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amcard-OM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Amcard-OM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amcard-OM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amcard-OM Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

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