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Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Amlotrust Tablet

Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (heart-related chest pain). It helps to lower high blood pressure, thus reducing the chances of future heart attack and stroke.

Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken regularly at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly. Some people may experience mild dizziness initially while taking this medicine, which improves with time. Swelling of the ankle may occur in some patients as a side effect.

Uses of Amlotrust Tablet

Amlotrust 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 Amlotrust 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. Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amlotrust Tablet works

Amlotrust 2.5 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.

Amlotrust Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Amlotrust 2.5 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 IF PRESCRIBED
Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlotrust 2.5 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 Amlotrust Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Amlotrust 2.5 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • 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.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or perform activity require mental focus until you know how Amlotrust 2.5 mg Tablet affects you. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amlotrust with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS

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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Amlotrust to work?

Amlotrust starts working on the day it is taken. However, it may take weeks to see the full effect. You should continue taking the medicine even if you feel better or if you do not notice any considerable difference. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns or you feel worse after taking the medicine.

Q. Does Amlotrust cause itching?

Amlotrust may cause itching in some patients, though it is an uncommon side effect. If it is severe and worries you, contact your doctor.

Q. Is Amlotrust hard on the kidneys?

No, there is no evidence that Amlotrust causes deterioration of kidney problems. Amlotrust can be used in normal doses in patients with kidney problems. The uncommon side effects of Amlotrust includes passing urine more often and night-time urinating.

Q. Should I take Amlotrust in the morning or at night?

Amlotrust can be taken anytime in the morning or evening, once daily. It is advised to take it at the same time each day so that you remember to take it and the levels of medicine are maintained.

Q. How long do I need to take Amlotrust?

You should keep on taking Amlotrust as long as your doctor has recommended you to take it. You may need to take it lifelong. Do not stop taking it, as it may lead to increased blood pressure and you may fall at risk of stroke and heart attack.

Q. Is Amlotrust a beta blocker?

No, Amlotrust is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a class of medicine known as calcium channel blocker. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can easily flow through the blood vessels.

Q. What are the serious side effects of Amlotrust?

Amlotrust may cause serious side effects such as liver problems (yellowing of skin, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite), pancreatitis (severe stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting), and recurrent chest pain which may be indicative of a heart attack.

Q. What should I avoid while taking Amlotrust?

Consult your doctor first before starting any new prescription or non-prescription medicines or supplements. Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while taking Amlotrust.

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