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Amlochem 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Amlochem 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Amlochem 5mg Tablet

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MRP
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₹2.6/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Amlochem Tablet

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Uses of Amlochem Tablet

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

Common

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

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How to use Amlochem 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. Amlochem 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amlochem Tablet works

Amlochem 5mg 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 Amlochem Tablet

Expert advice for Amlochem Tablet

  • It is very common to have dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or a headache as a side effect.
  • To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens). 
  • Inform your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, fainting.
  • Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Amlochem Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Amlochem Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amlochem 5mg 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
Amlochem 5mg 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.
Amlochem 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
SAFE
Amlochem 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlochem 5mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlochem 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlochem 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlochem 5mg 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 Amlochem Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Amlochem 5mg 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

Frequently asked questions about Amlochem Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amlodipine

Amlochem 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).
Amlochem 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.
Amlochem is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Amlochem can be taken at night. You should take Amlochem at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Amlochem 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 Amlochem with sildenafil?
Both Amlochem 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.
Amlochem is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amlochem is not known to damage kidneys. However, Amlochem 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.
Amlochem is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amlochem is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amlochem is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amlochem is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amlochem 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 Amlochem.
Amlochem can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Amlochem.
Amlochem has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Amlochem as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Amlochem. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Amlochem.
Amlochem 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 Amlochem.
Amlochem 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 Amlochem.
Amlochem can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Amlochem.
Amlochem can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Amlochem.
Amlochem can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Amlochem.
Amlochem can be taken before or after food and drinks. Amlochem should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Amlochem with grapefruit juice.
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Amlochem with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Amlochem with lisinopril?
Amlochem 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 Amlochem with ibuprofen?
Amlochem 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 Amlochem with metoprolol?
Amlochem 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 Amlochem with losartan?
Amlochem 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 Amlochem with ramipril?
Amlochem 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 Amlochem with simvastatin?
Amlochem 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 Amlochem . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amlochem with atorvastatin?
Amlochem 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.
Amlochem 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 Amlochem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amlochem with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Amlochem with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Amlochem with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Amlochem with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
Amlochem with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Amlochem with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Amlochem with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop
Amlochem with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Amlochem with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Lithocent, Lisalt, Lithocap, Unicarb, Carbolith, Hethium, Zecarb, Lalithium, T Lith, Tricab
Amlochem with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Amlochem with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Amlochem with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Amlochem with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Amlochem with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Amlochem with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Amlochem with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Amlochem with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Amlochem with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta
Amlochem with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Amlochem with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Azistar, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azirox, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom
Amlochem with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Amlochem with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
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