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Amlod 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Amlod 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Amlod 5mg Tablet

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MRP
12.31
₹1.23/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Amlod Tablet

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Uses of Amlod Tablet

Amlod 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).
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Amlod 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 Amlod 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. Amlod 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amlod Tablet works

Amlod 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 Amlod Tablet

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

If you miss a dose of Amlod 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 Amlod Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amlodipine

Amlod 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).
Amlod 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.
Amlod is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Amlod can be taken at night. You should take Amlod at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Amlod 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 Amlod with sildenafil?
Both Amlod 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.
Amlod is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amlod is not known to damage kidneys. However, Amlod 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.
Amlod is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amlod is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amlod is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amlod is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amlod 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 Amlod.
Amlod can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Amlod.
Amlod has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Amlod as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Amlod. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Amlod.
Amlod 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 Amlod.
Amlod 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 Amlod.
Amlod can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Amlod.
Amlod can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Amlod.
Amlod can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Amlod.
Amlod can be taken before or after food and drinks. Amlod should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Amlod with grapefruit juice.
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Amlod with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Amlod with lisinopril?
Amlod 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 Amlod with ibuprofen?
Amlod 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 Amlod with metoprolol?
Amlod 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 Amlod with losartan?
Amlod 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 Amlod with ramipril?
Amlod 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 Amlod with simvastatin?
Amlod 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 Amlod . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amlod with atorvastatin?
Amlod 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.
Amlod 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 Amlod with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amlod with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Amlod with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Amlod with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Lithocent, Lisalt, Lithocap, Unicarb, Carbolith, Hethium, Zecarb, Lalithium, T Lith, Tricab
Amlod with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Amlod with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Amlod with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Amlod with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Amlod with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Amlod with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta
Amlod with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Amlod with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Amlod with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Amlod with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Amlod with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop
Amlod with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
Amlod with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Amlod with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Amlod with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Amlod with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Amlod with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
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Amlod with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Amlod with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin, Celetoin, Dilantin
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