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Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet

Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
DISCONTINUED
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Amlogard TM Tablet

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

Side Effects of Amlogard TM are 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 which lower blood pressure effectively. 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.

In Depth Information on Amlogard TM Tablet

Expert advice for Amlogard TM Tablet

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine as it can control blood pressure better than either alone.
  • Amlogard TM 40 mg/5 mg Tablet 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.  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’re 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.
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Amlogard TM Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Amlogard TM Tablet
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.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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