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Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Amlosafe-AT Tablet

Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Amlosafe-AT Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Ankle swelling
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Slow heart rate
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Constipation
  • Tiredness
  • Cold extremities

How to use Amlosafe-AT 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-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Amlosafe-AT Tablet works

Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and Atenolol, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while atenolol is a beta blocker which works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Amlosafe-AT Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet. Atenolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg 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
Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Amlosafe-AT 2.5mg/25mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amlosafe-AT

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High Sugar, high blood pressure
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Need to proper investigate and examine. So plz consult doctor nearby.or you can consult me at snergy multiple speciality clinic RD CITY ,BALJEET COMPLEX NEAR SRS MARKET SECTOR 52 gurgaon 9XXXXXX .Advice to maintain calories intake as per weight ,regular walk or aerobic exercises ,on time take your medicines and once a month visit your diabetologist for routine examination and investigations. Will definitely controlled your sugar and u can live healthy life.
Sir, My right side head is tingling rarely. I am taking Amlosafe AT at morning, and Envas 10 at evening. Now blood pressure is normal level. Please help sir
Dr. Ajeet Singh
Heart Specialist
Consult a neurologists please
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FAQs

Q. What lifestyle changes should be made while using Amlosafe-AT?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Amlosafe-AT. Avoid smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce the risk of heart attack.

Q. Can I stop taking Amlosafe-AT if I feel well?

No, keep using Amlosafe-AT as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Amlosafe-AT suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. Are there any special instructions regarding the storage and disposal of this medicine?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Amlosafe-AT?

Amlosafe-AT is considered to be harmful for patients who are allergic to amlodipine, atenolol or any of its ingredients. It should be avoided in patients with history of asthma or lung disease. Also, inform your doctor about your medical history and the medicines you might be taking.

Q. Can the use of Amlosafe-AT cause headache?

Yes, the use of Amlosafe-AT can cause headaches at the beginning of the treatment. Headaches usually go away after the first week of the treatment. Contact your doctor if the headaches are frequent and do not go away.

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Amlosafe-AT?

Yes, the use of Amlosafe-AT can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

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