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NEOPRESS AM 50MG/5MG TABLET

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Composition FOR NEOPRESS AM

Losartan(50 mg),Amlodipine(5 mg)

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lactation interaction for NEOPRESS AM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Neopress am 50mg/5mg tablet with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Neopress am 50mg/5mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR NEOPRESS AM

Losartan(50 mg)

Uses

Losartan is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease

How it works

Losartan relaxes blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

Common side effects

Arterial hypotension (low blood pressure)
Amlodipine(5 mg)

Uses

Amlodipine is used for increased blood pressure and angina (chest pain)

How it works

Amlodipine blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. As a result, blood vessels are relaxed and heart beats with less force. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heart beat and protects the heart following a heart attack.

Common side effects

Arterial hypotension (low blood pressure), Nausea, Headache, Flushing, Dizziness, Constipation

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Expert advice FOR NEOPRESS AM

  • Losartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Losartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Losartan.
  • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
  • Losartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.

Frequently asked questions FOR NEOPRESS AM

Losartan

Q. Is losartan a blood thinner?
No, losartan is from a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently

Q. Is losartan safe?
Losartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is losartan the same as losartan potassium?
Yes. Losartan is available in the market as losartan potassium. So, the salt form of losartan contains potassium, however, check the bottle before use

Q. Is losartan generic?
Yes, it is the generic drug

Q. Is losartan a water pill?
No, it belongs to a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists

Q. Is losartan gluten free?
Yes. losartan is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Does losartan contain potassium?
Losartan is available in the market as losartan potassium. So, the salt form of losartan contains potassium, however, check the bottle before use

Q. Can I take losartan with Benadryl/atenolol/Xanax/Viagra/Nyquil/metoprolol?
Atenolol, metoprolol and Xanax may lower blood pressure when taken along with losartan. No clinically observed drug interaction is observed with Viagra, Nyquil, and alcohol. Please follow doctor’s advice regarding its use

Q. Does losartan cause constipation/infrequent urination/ drowsiness/ headache/ itching/ cough/ lower heart rate?
Losartan causes headache, drowsiness. Constipation, infrequent urination, itching, cough and low heart rate are not reported. Patient should fallow doctor’s advice regarding the possible side effects.

Amlodipine

Q. Is amlodipine safe?
Amlodipine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is amlodipine a diuretic/ blood thinner/ beta-blocker/ statin/ ACE inhibitor or a nitrate?
Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker, not a diuretic, blood thinner, beta-blocker, statin, ACE inhibitor or a nitrate

Q. Can I take amlodipine with Viagra?
Amlodipine does not have any significant interaction with sildenafil, the active ingredient of Viagra. However, consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together

Q. Does amlodipine cause gout or coughing?
Amlodipine does not cause gout, in fact it can be taken by gout patients for the appropriate indication. Coughing is a very rare side effect of amlodipine

Q. What is Eslo 2.5 or Amlopres-5 used for?
Eslo 2.5 or Amlopres-5 are some of the trade names of amlodipine and used for the same indications as amlodipine.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)