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DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET

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Composition for DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET

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Primary uses of DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of Defidin A Tablet

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Uses of Defidin A Tablet

DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
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Defidin A Tablet side effects

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Sleepiness, Headache, Ankle swelling, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Slow heart rate, Palpitations, Nausea, Edema (swelling), Constipation, Tiredness, Cold extremities.

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How to use Defidin A 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. DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET is to be taken empty stomach.

How Defidin A Tablet works

DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and atenolol which lower blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while atenolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

In Depth Information on Defidin A Tablet

Expert advice for Defidin A Tablet

  • You have been prescribed DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.
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Defidin A Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Defidin A Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Atenolol and 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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
DEFIDIN A 5MG/50MG TABLET is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

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