ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This is a combination of two medicines that controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure and thus reduces the chances of future heart attack and stroke.

You can take ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

It may cause side effects like taste change, ankle swelling, headache, weakness, and tiredness. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This might raise the level of potassium in the blood, hence avoid potassium rich food or supplements. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function, and electrolytes level while on the treatment.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.

Uses of Envas AM Tablet

Benefits of Envas AM Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body. This lowers your blood pressure and reduces your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, or kidney problems in the future. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well. You should take it regularly as prescribed for this medicine to be most effective, even if you feel better.

Side effects of Envas AM Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Envas AM

  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Sleepiness
  • Taste change
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Cough
  • Upset stomach

How to use Envas AM 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. ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Envas AM Tablet works

ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and enalapril which lower blood pressure effectively. It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
ENVAS AM 5 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.
Kidney
CAUTION
ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function test, and potassium levels is recommended while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, develop yellowing of the skin and eyes or white stools while taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Envas AM Tablet?

If you miss a dose of ENVAS AM 5 MG/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.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG 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 take ENVAS AM 5 MG/5 MG TABLET if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient Concerns

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I am suffering from high blood pressure, earlier I used to take Lodoz 2 but now doctor changed to Envas 5 daily. Is there any solution?
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Take regular medicine n regular check ups , reduce salt intake n exercise well, eat healthy food. Reduce stress.
She forgets very fast. She lost her husband 2010, she still feels, he is still there, sometimes she says, he is sleeping in his room, he was just here, where has gone, (like this) she is taking Larpose 1mg.since 30 years. I just wanted to know, whether it's curable, if yes, what percentage, for blood pressure she is taking Envas 5mg. Please advise, what should we do. All her blood tests are OK.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
Try nexito 5 mg of
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References

  1. Amlodipine besylate. New York, New York: Pfizer Inc.; 1987 [revised May 2011]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedlinePlus. Enalapril. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Enalapril. Greenwood Village, Colorado: Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 1985 [revised Jan 2016]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India

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