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Amlibon 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Amlibon 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Amlibon 5 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
15
₹1.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Amlibon Tablet

Uses of Amlibon Tablet

Amlibon 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).

Amlibon Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Amlibon 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 Amlibon 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. Amlibon 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amlibon Tablet works

Amlibon 5 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 Amlibon Tablet

Expert advice for Amlibon Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Amlibon 5 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 Amlibon 5 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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Amlibon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Amlibon Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amlibon 5 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
Amlibon 5 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.
Amlibon 5 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
Amlibon 5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlibon 5 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlibon 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlibon 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlibon 5 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 Amlibon Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Amlibon 5 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Amlibon Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amlodipine

Q. What is Amlibon used for?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon safe?
Amlibon is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amlibon at night?
Amlibon can be taken at night. You should take Amlibon at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Q. Can I take Amlibon and aspirin?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon with sildenafil?
Both Amlibon 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 Amlibon a beta blocker?
Amlibon is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlibon safe for kidneys?
Amlibon is not known to damage kidneys. However, Amlibon 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 Amlibon a diuretic?
Amlibon is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlibon a blood thinner?
Amlibon is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlibon a statin?
Amlibon is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlibon an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Amlibon is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Does Amlibon cause tachycardia?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon.
Q. Does Amlibon cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Amlibon can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Amlibon.
Q. Does Amlibon increase creatinine?
Amlibon has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Amlibon as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Amlibon cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Amlibon. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Amlibon.
Q. Does Amlibon cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon.
Q. Does Amlibon cause weight gain?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon.
Q. Does Amlibon cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Amlibon can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Amlibon.
Q. Does Amlibon cause cough?
Amlibon can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Amlibon.
Q. Does Amlibon cause dry mouth?
Amlibon can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Amlibon.
Q. Can I take Amlibon without food?
Amlibon can be taken before or after food and drinks. Amlibon should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Amlibon with grapefruit juice.
Q. Can I take Amlibon with milk?
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Amlibon with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Amlibon with lisinopril?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon with ibuprofen?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon with metoprolol?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon with losartan?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon with ramipril?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon with simvastatin?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amlibon with atorvastatin?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon cause gout?
Amlibon 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 Amlibon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amlibon with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Amlibon with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Amlibon with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Amlibon with Lithium
SERIOUS
Amlibon with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Amlibon with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Amlibon with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Amlibon with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Amlibon with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Amlibon with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Amlibon with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Amlibon with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Amlibon with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Amlibon with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Amlibon with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Amlibon with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Amlibon with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pevastin, Pivasta
Amlibon with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix

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