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Amlokind-H Tablet

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Product introduction

Amlokind-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.

Amlokind-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 Amlokind-H Tablet

Benefits of Amlokind-H Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Amlokind-H Tablet relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body. It also eliminates excess water from the body and increases urine output. This maintains balance of electrolytes (like potassium), 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 Amlokind-H 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 Amlokind-H

  • 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 lipid level

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

How Amlokind-H Tablet works

Amlokind-H Tablet is a combination of two medicines:.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amlokind-H Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amlokind-H Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amlokind-H 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
Amlokind-H Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Amlokind-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
CAUTION
Amlokind-H Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amlokind-H Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amlokind-H Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlokind-H Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlokind-H Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Amlokind-H Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Amlokind-H 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

  • Amlokind-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.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient concerns

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Dr. Pushkar Mani
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Yes u can take amlokind L
My mother blood pressure not sustain, Mostly his blood pressure high 150/90. , he take amlokind AT , every second day.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Amlokind-H Tablet if my blood pressure is under control?

No, you should keep taking Amlokind-H Tablet for as long as your doctor has recommended you to take it. You may need to take it lifelong. Do not stop taking it, even if you feel well or your blood pressure is well controlled since your blood pressure may increase again and your condition may worsen.

Q. Can I take other supplements for controlling my blood pressure along with Amlokind-H Tablet?

No, you should not take other supplements for controlling blood pressure along with this medicine. Always consult your doctor before taking any other medicine, supplement, or herbals while you are on this medicine.

Q. I am experiencing nausea after starting treatment with Amlokind-H Tablet. What shall I do?

Nausea is one of the common side effects of this medicine. If you feel really sick, consult your doctor who may reduce the dosage or discontinue the medicine based on the severity of your condition. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor. Also, eat smaller, more frequent meals to reduce the feeling of nausea. Avoid food that is salty, spicy, fried, or fatty.

Q. What vitals do I need to monitor while taking Amlokind-H Tablet?

Your doctor will advise you to monitor your heart rate, blood pressure, breathing, and oxygen levels closely while taking this medicine.

Q. I am having trouble remembering to take my medications. Is there anything I can do to help me remember?

In order to avoid missing a dose, use a calendar, pillbox, alarm clock, or cell phone alert to help you remember to take your medication. You may also ask a family member or a friend to remind you or check in with you to be sure you are taking your medication.
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