Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Amlogard TM Tablet

Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Amlogard TM Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Stomach upset
  • Increased potassium level in blood

How to use Amlogard TM 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. Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amlogard TM Tablet works

Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Telmisartan and Amlodipine. Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Together, they lower blood pressure effectively.

Amlogard TM Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Amlogard TM 40 mg/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.
Amlogard TM 40 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
SAFE
Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

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Expert Advice

  • Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines that provides better blood pressure control than either medicine alone.
  • Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not 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.  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effect of this medicine.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Do not take Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amlogard TM

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. What is the rationale behind this combination medicine?

Amlogard TM is a medicine that contains Telmisartan and Amlodipine. These two medicines are combined to lower blood pressure more effectively. Thereby, lowering the chances of having a stroke or heart attack.

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Amlogard TM?

Yes, the use of Amlogard TM can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. Can I use Amlogard TM in pregnancy?

No, Amlogard TM should be avoided in pregnancy. Its use can cause injury and death to the baby. If you conceive while using Amlogard TM, stop using it and contact your doctor immediately. The doctor will recommend you other ways to lower the blood pressure.

Q. What are some lifestyle changes to make while using Amlogard TM?

Making lifestyle changes while taking Amlogard TM can boost your health. Avoid smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce the risk of heart attack.

Q. How would I know if I have a high potassium level?

Your doctor will check your blood potassium levels periodically to detect any rise in the potassium levels. Make sure that you do not miss any future appointments with the doctor.

Q. Can I stop taking Amlogard TM if I feel well?

No, keep using Amlogard TM as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Amlogard TM suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of the Amlogard TM?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 14th Aug 2018.
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