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Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It reduces excess fluid levels in your body and maintains the potassium balance in the body. This medicine makes you lose excess water through urine.

It is best to take Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet in the morning along with food in order to avoid frequent urination at night time. For better results, it is suggested to take it at the same time every day.  The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and dehydration are very common side effect of this medicine. It might lower down the level of calcium, sodium, and magnesium in the blood. Hence, regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. It might cause dizziness or tiredness if happens rise slowly from sitting position or avoid driving.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease. It is generally safe to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Side effects of Amiur H 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 Amiur H

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Muscle cramp
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Electrolyte imbalance

How to use Amiur H 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. Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Amiur H Tablet works

Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two diuretics: Amiloride and Hydrochlorothiazide. They work by removing extra water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine. Over time, hydrochlorothiazide also relaxes blood vessels, but causes potassium loss. Amiloride is added as it conserves potassium, thereby balancing its levels in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg 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
Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet
₹4.33/Tablet
Biduret Tablet
Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹5.76/Tablet
33% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • It can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet affects you.
  • It may increase the level of potassium in your blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience diarrhea, vomiting, fast or irregular heartbeat, swelling in feet, or difficulty breathing.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet, and notify your doctor if it does not lower down.

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Patient Concerns

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High blood pressure around 201/119 headache and stomach pain Dr can u help urgently I have given her telma h
Dr. Sarthak Chakravarty
Physician
Telma H will not helpTake her to a hospitalPatient has to be monitoredTab Dipin 5mg 2 times a dayTake only if hospital unavailable
I have 110-170 blood pressure,sugar fasting100,cholostrol normal ,but now l have very high headache with pain only one side(left)
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
whatever medicine u taking for BP stop that and take ramistar H once daily
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet if I feel well?

No, keep using Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. How would I know if I have high potassium level?

Your doctor will check your blood potassium levels periodically for high potassium levels. Make sure that you do not miss any future appointments with the doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet?

Yes, the use of Amiur H Forte 5mg/50mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

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References

  1. DailyMed. Amiloride hydrochloride and hydrochlorothiazide. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  3. MedlinePlus. Amiloride and Hydrochlorothiazide. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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