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AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This is a combination of two medicines that controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure and thus reduces the chances of future heart attack and stroke.

You can take AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

It may cause side effects like taste change, ankle swelling, headache, weakness, and tiredness. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This might raise the level of potassium in the blood, hence avoid potassium rich food or supplements. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function, and electrolytes level while on the treatment.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.

Side effects of Amena Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Amena

  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Sleepiness
  • Taste change
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Cough
  • Upset stomach

How to use Amena 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. AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amena Tablet works

AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and enalapril which lower blood pressure effectively. It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function test, and potassium levels is recommended while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, develop yellowing of the skin and eyes or white stools while taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not take AMENA 5MG/5MG TABLET if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient Concerns

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Blood pressure 160/95 medicine required
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
Add amlodepine 5mg daily
Please suggest medicine as I suffer from high blood pressure(160/95) and Anxiety disorder I.e.always feel worried.I am non diabetic with no other ailment or disease.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Tab amlopress 5mg once daily
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References

  1. Amlodipine besylate. New York, New York: Pfizer Inc.; 1987 [revised May 2011]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedlinePlus. Enalapril. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Enalapril. Greenwood Village, Colorado: Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 1985 [revised Jan 2016]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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