Amlosafe 10 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Amlosafe Tablet

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

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

How Amlosafe Tablet works

Amlosafe 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.

Amlosafe Tablet related warnings

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

If you miss a dose of Amlosafe 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.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amlosafe

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I am controlling Diet and taking medicine Amlosafe AT, But still bp is high 140/100 whole day. pls help me.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comIt means this medication is not able to control your bp, you can consult your prescribing physician, he may advise you to take this medication as twice or day or add a new medication Take salt restricted diet, Avoid fatty foods
Sir I am 28 years old. And my last month blood pressure was 190/110 . Doctor prescribed Amlosafe AT. And now my bp is 130/90 in the morning and 110/75 evening. Can i reduce /stop medicine? Please help me. My weight is 85kg and height is 178cm
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Your bp is high and you are talking about stopping medicationBp once high is always high, you have control your bp either by dietary modifications or by medications to avoid future complicationsTake salt restricted diet, Avoid fatty foods, Exercise daily like brisk walking for 1 kmIf dietary measures fail, medications are the only optionIf stress is cause, Find ways to relieve stress like yoga, exercise,meditation etc and hence you can leave medications Consult your doctor for further management
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FAQs

Q. What is Amlosafe used for?

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

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe safe?

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

Q. Can I take Amlosafe at night?

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

Q. Can I take Amlosafe and aspirin?

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe with sildenafil?

Both Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe a beta blocker?

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

Q. Is Amlosafe safe for kidneys?

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

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

Q. Is Amlosafe a blood thinner?

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

Q. Is Amlosafe a statin?

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

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

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

Q. Does Amlosafe cause tachycardia?

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe.

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

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

Q. Does Amlosafe increase creatinine?

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

Q. Does Amlosafe cause erectile dysfunction?

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

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

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe.

Q. Does Amlosafe cause weight gain?

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe.

Q. Does Amlosafe cause joint pain (arthralgia)?

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

Q. Does Amlosafe cause cough?

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

Q. Does Amlosafe cause dry mouth?

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

Q. Can I take Amlosafe without food?

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

Q. Can I take Amlosafe with milk?

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

Q. Can I take Amlosafe with lisinopril?

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe with ibuprofen?

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe with metoprolol?

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe with losartan?

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe with ramipril?

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe with simvastatin?

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe . Please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Amlosafe with atorvastatin?

Amlosafe 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 Amlosafe cause gout?

Amlosafe 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 20th Sep 2018.
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