Amlokind 10 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Amlokind Tablet
Amlokind 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).
Amlokind 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
How to use Amlokind 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. Amlokind 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Amlokind Tablet works
Amlokind 10 mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
Amlokind Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amlokind 10 mg 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
Amlokind 10 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.
Amlokind 10 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
Amlokind 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlokind 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlokind 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlokind 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlokind 10 mg 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 Amlokind Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Amlokind 10 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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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Amlokind 10 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • 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.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Amlokind 10 mg Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amlokind with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amlokind

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Having sugar and high bp. But now sugar in range of 150 170. But from 2 years having problem like needle pinching in my bare feet. Medication Gamer1, ecosprin and amlokind at.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It is because of diabetes. Try to keep sugar and BP in normal limitsWhat is your HBA1C levelIt is symptoms of neuropathy
i am a patient of high bp from last 30 years i take 2 tabs amlokind-l at night and nebula 5mg at mornig taking these medicines my bp remains about 145/90 shall i contnue or med may be change
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Just do 1 hour walkingAnd avoid salt use low sodium salt
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FAQs

Q. What is Amlokind used for?
Amlokind 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).
Q. Is Amlokind a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Amlokind 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.
Q. Is Amlokind safe?
Amlokind is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amlokind at night?
Amlokind can be taken at night. You should take Amlokind at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Q. Can I take Amlokind and aspirin?
Amlokind 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 Amlokind with sildenafil?
Both Amlokind 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.
Q. Is Amlokind a beta blocker?
Amlokind is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlokind safe for kidneys?
Amlokind is not known to damage kidneys. However, Amlokind 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.
Q. Is Amlokind a diuretic?
Amlokind is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlokind a blood thinner?
Amlokind is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlokind a statin?
Amlokind is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlokind an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Amlokind is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Does Amlokind cause tachycardia?
Amlokind 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 Amlokind.
Q. Does Amlokind cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Amlokind can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Amlokind.
Q. Does Amlokind increase creatinine?
Amlokind has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Amlokind as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Amlokind cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Amlokind. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Amlokind.
Q. Does Amlokind cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?
Amlokind 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 Amlokind.
Q. Does Amlokind cause weight gain?
Amlokind 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 Amlokind.
Q. Does Amlokind cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Amlokind can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Amlokind.
Q. Does Amlokind cause cough?
Amlokind can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Amlokind.
Q. Does Amlokind cause dry mouth?
Amlokind can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Amlokind.
Q. Can I take Amlokind without food?
Amlokind can be taken before or after food and drinks. Amlokind should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Amlokind with grapefruit juice.
Q. Can I take Amlokind with milk?
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Amlokind with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Amlokind with lisinopril?
Amlokind 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 Amlokind with ibuprofen?
Amlokind 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 Amlokind with metoprolol?
Amlokind 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 Amlokind with losartan?
Amlokind 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 Amlokind with ramipril?
Amlokind 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 Amlokind with simvastatin?
Amlokind 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 Amlokind . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amlokind with atorvastatin?
Amlokind 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.
Q. Can the use of Amlokind cause gout?
Amlokind 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.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 19th Sep 2018.
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