Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet

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Uses of Amlovas CH Tablet

Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Amlovas CH Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dizziness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased blood pressure, Numbness of extremity, Increased blood lipid level, Decreased sodium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Increased uric acid level in blood.

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How to use Amlovas CH 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. Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet works

Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and chlorthalidone which lower blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which relaxes blood vessels and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body by increasing the amount of urine produced. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

In Depth Information on Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet

Warnings
Special precautions for Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Chlorthalidone with 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.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 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.
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Lactation
Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use durin
g lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
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Kidney
Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
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Liver
CAUTION
Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Amlovas CH 5 mg/12.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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