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Amlodac-H Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Amlodac-H Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). It also helps to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken with or without food preferably in the morning, to avoid frequent urination at night. This medicine may cause dehydration, so it is better to take plenty of fluids. Inform doctor if you develop extreme thirst and muscle weakness. Some patients may develop swelling of ankle as a side effect of using this medicine.

Uses of Amlodac-H Tablet

Amlodac-H Tablet side effects

Common
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Sleepiness
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Altered blood lipids

How to use Amlodac-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. Amlodac-H Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amlodac-H Tablet works

Amlodac-H Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide which lower blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which relaxes blood vessels and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body by increasing the amount of urine produced. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

Amlodac-H Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amlodac-H Tablet. Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amlodac-H Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Amlodac-H 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.
Amlodac-H Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
Amlodac-H Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amlodac-H Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amlodac-H Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlodac-H Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlodac-H Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Amlodac-H Tablet helps in the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It also lowers your risk of stroke and heart attack.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension).  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and Inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood pressure, kidney function and the levels of salts such as potassium in your blood while you are taking this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amlodac-H

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I'm hypertension person and everyday I have 1 tablet of Telday 40 for last 3 years. Now I feel my pressure sometimes goes high to 155/95 at night time.kindly advice if I ha e to take any higher dose or telday H 40 mg. I don't hv cholesterol nor sugar.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Dear PATIENT to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. Hypertension is well treated with appropriate medicines as well as low salt diet with regular exercise. I would recommend you to chart your blood pressure and if the readings are still high like you have mentioned, you would need to increase the dose of Telday H to 80 mg per day.
high blood pressure.doctor prescribed Amlodac 5mg but i do not have prescription
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Ask pharmacist they can give u
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References
  1. Amlodipine besylate. New York, New York: Pfizer Inc.; 1987 [revised May 2011]. [Accessed 01 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide: Important Patient Information. Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Medical Center. [Accessed 01 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
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