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Amwel 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Amwel 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Amwel 5 mg Tablet

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₹3.12/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Amwel Tablet

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Uses of Amwel Tablet

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

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Side Effects of Amwel are Fatigue, Ankle swelling, Sleepiness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema (swelling), Abdominal pain.

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How to use Amwel 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. Amwel 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amwel Tablet works

Amwel 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 Amwel Tablet

Expert advice for Amwel Tablet

  • Amwel 5 mg Tablet lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
  • 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 Amwel 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.
  • Side effects like dizziness, headache, and flushing, and ankle or foot swelling can be experienced with its use. This may not be with everyone. Drink plenty of fluids and  try cutting down on coffee, tea and alcohol.
  • Any of the side effects other than mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician. 
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Amwel Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Amwel Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amwel 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
Amwel 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.
Amwel 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
Amwel 5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amwel 5 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Amwel 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amwel 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amwel 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 Amwel Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Amwel 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 Amwel Tablet

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Amwel 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).
Amwel 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.
Amwel is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Amwel can be taken at night. You should take Amwel at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Amwel 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 Amwel with sildenafil?
Both Amwel 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.
Amwel is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amwel is not known to damage kidneys. However, Amwel 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.
Amwel is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amwel is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amwel is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amwel is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Amwel 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 Amwel.
Amwel can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Amwel.
Amwel has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Amwel as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Amwel. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Amwel.
Amwel 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 Amwel.
Amwel 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 Amwel.
Amwel can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Amwel.
Amwel can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Amwel.
Amwel can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Amwel.
Amwel can be taken before or after food and drinks. Amwel should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Amwel with grapefruit juice.
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Amwel with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Amwel with lisinopril?
Amwel 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 Amwel with ibuprofen?
Amwel 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 Amwel with metoprolol?
Amwel 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 Amwel with losartan?
Amwel 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 Amwel with ramipril?
Amwel 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 Amwel with simvastatin?
Amwel 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 Amwel . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Amwel with atorvastatin?
Amwel 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.
Amwel 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 Amwel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amwel with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
Amwel with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Amwel with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Amwel with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Amwel with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azla, Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Estocin, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed
Amwel with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Amwel with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Amwel with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Amwel with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Amwel with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta
Amwel with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Amwel with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Klarcid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Amwel with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Amwel with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Amwel with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Lithocent, Lisalt, Lithocap, Carbolith, Hethium, Zecarb, Lalithium, T Lith
Amwel with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Amwel with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Amwel with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Amwel with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Amwel with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline

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