Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This is a combination of two medicines that controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure and thus reduces the chances of future heart attack and stroke.

You can take Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

It may cause side effects like ankle swelling, headache, cough, weakness, and tiredness. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This might raise the level of potassium in the blood, hence avoid potassium rich food or supplements. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function, and electrolytes level while on the treatment.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.

Uses of Amlodac L Tablet

Benefits of Amlodac L Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body. This lowers your blood pressure and reduces your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, or kidney problems in the future. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well. You should take it regularly as prescribed for this medicine to be most effective, even if you feel better.

Side effects of Amlodac L 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 Amlodac L

  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Sleepiness
  • Cough
  • Taste change
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Upset stomach

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

How Amlodac L Tablet works

Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and lisinopril which lower blood pressure effectively. It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg 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
Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Amlodac L 5 mg/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
CAUTION
Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Amlodac L Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Amlodac L 5 mg/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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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not take Amlodac L 5 mg/5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

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High bp 165/108 with stomach pain forming gastric frequently after went to toilet, Pain is decreasing what is immediate remedy. Pls help *** pain increasing after went toilet
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are u taking any medicine for BPtake AMLODAC M one tablet only to control BP for nowneksium 40 mg once daily for 10 days in empty stomach
high blood pressure.doctor prescribed Amlodac 5mg but i do not have prescription
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