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Amset 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Amset 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Amset 5 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
19
₹1.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Amset Tablet

Uses of Amset Tablet

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

Amset Tablet side effects

Common

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

How Amset Tablet works

Amset 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 Amset Tablet

Expert advice for Amset Tablet

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

If you miss a dose of Amset 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 Amset Tablet

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Q. What is Amset used for?
Amset 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 Amset a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Amset 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 Amset safe?
Amset is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amset at night?
Amset can be taken at night. You should take Amset at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Q. Can I take Amset and aspirin?
Amset 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 Amset with sildenafil?
Both Amset 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 Amset a beta blocker?
Amset is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amset safe for kidneys?
Amset is not known to damage kidneys. However, Amset 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 Amset a diuretic?
Amset is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amset a blood thinner?
Amset is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amset a statin?
Amset is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Amset an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Amset is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Does Amset cause tachycardia?
Amset 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 Amset.
Q. Does Amset cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Amset can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Amset.
Q. Does Amset increase creatinine?
Amset has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Amset as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Amset cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Amset. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Amset.
Q. Does Amset cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?
Amset 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 Amset.
Q. Does Amset cause weight gain?
Amset 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 Amset.
Q. Does Amset cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Amset can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Amset.
Q. Does Amset cause cough?
Amset can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Amset.
Q. Does Amset cause dry mouth?
Amset can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Amset.
Q. Can I take Amset without food?
Amset can be taken before or after food and drinks. Amset should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Amset with grapefruit juice.
Q. Can I take Amset with milk?
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Amset with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Amset with lisinopril?
Amset 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 Amset with ibuprofen?
Amset 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 Amset with metoprolol?
Amset 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 Amset with losartan?
Amset 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 Amset with ramipril?
Amset 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 Amset with simvastatin?
Amset 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 Amset . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amset with atorvastatin?
Amset 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 Amset cause gout?
Amset 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 Amset with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amset with Lithium
SERIOUS
Amset with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
Amset with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Amset with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Amset with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Amset with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Amset with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Amset with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Amset with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Amset with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Amset with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pevastin, Pivasta
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Amset with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Amset with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Amset with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Amset with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Amset with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Amset with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
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