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Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR


Overview

Introduction

Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that effectively controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It is also used for heart-related chest pain, abnormal heart rhythms, and chronic (long-term) heart failure. By lowering the blood pressure, it helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke. Early treatment with this medicine improves chances of survival in patients of heart attack. This medicine should be taken regularly at a fixed time each day. It should not be stopped abruptly as it may result in sudden increase of blood pressure. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. Some patients may develop swelling of ankle as a side effect of this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time.

Uses of Prolomet AM Tablet PR

Prolomet AM Tablet PR side effects

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

How to use Prolomet AM Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR is to be taken with food.

How Prolomet AM Tablet PR works

Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and Metoprolol, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while metoprolol 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.

Prolomet AM Tablet PR related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR Taking Metoprolol with 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR 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
Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Prolomet AM 50 Tablet PR 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Prolomet AM

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I am a patient of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Hypertension is clinal condition of high blood pressure. Please see a physician.
I am taking Prolomet AM 50/ Goodpress 50 one tablet daily for BP since last six years and want to know various side effects of the medicine I am taking with suitable remedy. Thanks and Regards
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
You need to be in regular follow up of your treating Doctor so that if any side effects occurs it can be handled effectively
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Prolomet AM if I feel well?

No, keep using Prolomet AM as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Prolomet AM suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Prolomet AM?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Prolomet AM cause headache?

Yes, the use of Prolomet AM can cause headaches at the beginning of the treatment. Headaches usually go away after the first week of the treatment. Contact your doctor if the headaches are frequent and do not go away.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Prolomet AM?

Prolomet AM Succinate is considered to be harmful for patients who are allergic to any of its active or inactive ingredient. It should be avoided in patients with a history of asthma or lung disease. Inform your doctor about the your medical history and medicines to avoid any side effects.

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Prolomet AM?

Yes, the use of Prolomet AM can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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