Amlong 10 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Amlong Tablet

Amlong 10 Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (angina).

Amlong 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 Amlong 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. Amlong 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amlong Tablet works

Amlong 10 Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Amlong Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amlong 10 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
Amlong 10 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.
Amlong 10 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
Amlong 10 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlong 10 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlong 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlong 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlong 10 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 Amlong Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Amlong 10 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Amlong 10 Tablet
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Amtas 10 Tablet
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₹5.33/Tablet
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Amlovas 10 Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Amlong 10 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 are sitting down. 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 Amlong 10 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 Amlong with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amlong

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Hba1c 6.8%. No metformin for last 2 years. Was previously on metformin 500mg twice daily for a year. Currently on amlong 5 & rozustat 10. Also Vit D supplement. Regular walk and proper diet is being followed. Do we need to add any medicine?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
At present no need. Take more precautions to your diet and do exercise regularly. Try to keep sugar level in normal limits.
I am having this headache on backside of my head on regular basis but not severe but it always feels like paining and feel irritating and i also have high bp and i take medicines like amlong 5 mg and i do have migraine problem but from last 1 and half years i am fine.Please reccomend me something.
Dr. Shallu Garg
Pain and Stress Management
Do light massage with warm oil on back of neck. 1tsp of triphla powder at night with warm water. Arjunarisht 15-15 ml twice a day with equal quantity of water
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FAQs

Q. What is Amlong used for?

Amlong 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 Amlong a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?

Amlong 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 Amlong safe?

Amlong is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Amlong at night?

Amlong can be taken at night. You should take Amlong at the same time each day with a glass of water.

Q. Can I take Amlong and aspirin?

Amlong 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 Amlong with sildenafil?

Both Amlong 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 Amlong a beta blocker?

Amlong is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.

Q. Is Amlong safe for kidneys?

Amlong is not known to damage kidneys. However, Amlong 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 Amlong a diuretic?

Amlong is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.

Q. Is Amlong a blood thinner?

Amlong is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.

Q. Is Amlong a statin?

Amlong is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.

Q. Is Amlong an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?

Amlong is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.

Q. Does Amlong cause tachycardia?

Amlong 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 Amlong.

Q. Does Amlong cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?

Amlong can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Amlong.

Q. Does Amlong increase creatinine?

Amlong has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Amlong as it requires proper diagnosis and management.

Q. Does Amlong cause erectile dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Amlong. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Amlong.

Q. Does Amlong cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?

Amlong 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 Amlong.

Q. Does Amlong cause weight gain?

Amlong 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 Amlong.

Q. Does Amlong cause joint pain (arthralgia)?

Amlong can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Amlong.

Q. Does Amlong cause cough?

Amlong can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Amlong.

Q. Does Amlong cause dry mouth?

Amlong can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Amlong.

Q. Can I take Amlong without food?

Amlong can be taken before or after food and drinks. Amlong should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Amlong with grapefruit juice.

Q. Can I take Amlong with milk?

There are no specific recommendations on the use of Amlong with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.

Q. Can I take Amlong with lisinopril?

Amlong 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 Amlong with ibuprofen?

Amlong 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 Amlong with metoprolol?

Amlong 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 Amlong with losartan?

Amlong 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 Amlong with ramipril?

Amlong 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 Amlong with simvastatin?

Amlong 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 Amlong . Please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Amlong with atorvastatin?

Amlong 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 Amlong cause gout?

Amlong 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 30th Aug 2018.
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