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Amlostat 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Amlostat 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Amlostat 5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Amlostat Tablet

Uses of Amlostat Tablet

Amlostat 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).

Amlostat Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Amlostat are 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 Amlostat 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. Amlostat 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amlostat Tablet works

Amlostat 5 mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

In Depth Information on Amlostat Tablet

Expert advice for Amlostat Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Amlostat 5 mg 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’re sitting down and 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 Amlostat 5 mg 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.
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Amlostat Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Amlostat Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amlostat 5 mg 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
Amlostat 5 mg 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.
Amlostat 5 mg 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
Amlostat 5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlostat 5 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlostat 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlostat 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlostat 5 mg 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 Amlostat Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Amlostat 5 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Amlostat Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amlodipine

Q. What is Amlostat used for?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat safe?
Amlostat is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amlostat at night?
Amlostat can be taken at night. You should take Amlostat at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Q. Can I take Amlostat and aspirin?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat with sildenafil?
Both Amlostat 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 Amlostat a beta blocker?
Amlostat is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlostat safe for kidneys?
Amlostat is not known to damage kidneys. However, Amlostat 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 Amlostat a diuretic?
Amlostat is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlostat a blood thinner?
Amlostat is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlostat a statin?
Amlostat is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amlostat an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Amlostat is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Does Amlostat cause tachycardia?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat.
Q. Does Amlostat cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Amlostat can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Amlostat.
Q. Does Amlostat increase creatinine?
Amlostat has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Amlostat as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Amlostat cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Amlostat. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Amlostat.
Q. Does Amlostat cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat.
Q. Does Amlostat cause weight gain?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat.
Q. Does Amlostat cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Amlostat can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Amlostat.
Q. Does Amlostat cause cough?
Amlostat can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Amlostat.
Q. Does Amlostat cause dry mouth?
Amlostat can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Amlostat.
Q. Can I take Amlostat without food?
Amlostat can be taken before or after food and drinks. Amlostat should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Amlostat with grapefruit juice.
Q. Can I take Amlostat with milk?
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Amlostat with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Amlostat with lisinopril?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat with ibuprofen?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat with metoprolol?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat with losartan?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat with ramipril?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat with simvastatin?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amlostat with atorvastatin?
Amlostat 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 Amlostat cause gout?
Amlostat 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Amlostat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amlostat with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Amlostat with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor
Amlostat with Hydrocortisone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrocortisone: Stacort, Maxicort, Geocort, Cortimet, Cortis H, Hyss, Raghucort, Cortilup, Primacort, Hydrocort
Amlostat with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Amlostat with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC, Thiopred, Predar, Preden, Nephcorte, Sterid, Pensone
Amlostat with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Clotrim V
Amlostat with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Amlostat with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD
Amlostat with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Amlostat with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Amlostat with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Amlostat with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq, Caritec
Amlostat with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Amlostat with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus, Clindinol, Cindalin, Camco, Ciladoc, Clinidip
Amlostat with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith, Likon, Lidep, Cylith, Elith, Litholite, Lithocent, Lisalt
Amlostat with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Amlostat with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Amlostat with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl
Amlostat with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Amlostat with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Amlostat with Rosuvastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosuvastatin: Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad, Rosufix, Ingvas, Rosufine, Rosuzen, Statcare, Rosurax, Rosuvat
Amlostat with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
Amlostat with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine, Ascort, Betachlor, Betan, Betapar
Amlostat with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Amlostat with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Amlostat with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pevastin, Pitadek, Pivasta
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