Medicine Overview of Amlopres-Z Tablet
Side Effects of Amlopres-Z are Sleepiness, Taste change, Ankle swelling, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Dizziness, Tiredness, Palpitations, Stomach upset, Increased potassium level in blood.
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. Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Losartan and Amlodipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Losartan 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 Amlopres-Z Tablet
- You have been prescribed this combination medicine as it can control blood pressure better than either alone.
Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg 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 Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
Amlopres-Z Tablet related warnings
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg 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.
Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg Tablet is recommended.
Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlopres-Z 50mg/5mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.
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