Side Effects of Amsartan are Sleepiness, Altered taste, Ankle swelling, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Dizziness, Tiredness, Palpitations, Stomach upset, Increased potassium level in blood.
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. Amsartan 50 mg/5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Amsartan 50 mg/5 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Losartan and Amlodipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
Amsartan 50 mg/5 mg 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.
Amsartan 50 mg/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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Amsartan 50 mg/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.
Amsartan 50 mg/5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amsartan 50 mg/5 mg Tablet is recommended.
Amsartan 50 mg/5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amsartan 50 mg/5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Amsartan 50 mg/5 mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.