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Stamlo 10 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Stamlo Tablet

Stamlo 10 Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (heart-related chest pain). It helps to lower high blood pressure, thus reducing the chances of future heart attack and stroke. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken regularly at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly. You may experience mild dizziness initially while taking this medicine, which improves with time. Swelling of the ankle may occur in some patients as a side effect.

Stamlo Tablet side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Ankle swelling
  • Sleepiness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Stamlo 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. Stamlo 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Stamlo Tablet works

Stamlo 10 Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Stamlo Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Stamlo 10 Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Stamlo 10 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Stamlo 10 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.
Stamlo 10 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
Stamlo 10 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Stamlo 10 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Stamlo 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stamlo 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Stamlo 10 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 Stamlo Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Stamlo 10 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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Expert Advice

  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Stamlo 10 Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down. Talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or perform activity require mental focus until you know how Stamlo 10 Tablet affects you. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Stamlo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Stamlo

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I am taking Stamlo 2.5mg morning - evening since 1month, for high BP. I am also experiencing dizziness since last 15 days. Can Stamlo be the reason for this?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
doesn't seem so.see me at medanta opd.call 9XXXXXX
Hi my mom have high bp so we prescribed Stamlo 5 by Dr. I searched online can we think of Amlodipin 5mg or Amodep 5mg as a substitute? Please help
Dr. Rupan Bhadury
Heart Specialist
Stamlo is same as Amlodipine which is a calcium channel blocker
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Stamlo to work?

Stamlo starts working on the day it is taken. However, it may take weeks to see the full effect. You should continue taking the medicine even if you feel better or if you do not notice any considerable difference. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns or you feel worse after taking the medicine.

Q. Does Stamlo cause itching?

Stamlo may cause itching in some patients, though it is an uncommon side effect. If it is severe and worries you, contact your doctor.

Q. Is Stamlo hard on the kidneys?

No, there is no evidence that Stamlo causes deterioration of kidney problems. Stamlo can be used in normal doses in patients with kidney problems. The uncommon side effects of Stamlo includes passing urine more often and night-time urinating.

Q. Should I take Stamlo in the morning or at night?

Stamlo can be taken anytime in the morning or evening, once daily. It is advised to take it at the same time each day so that you remember to take it and the levels of medicine are maintained.

Q. How long do I need to take Stamlo?

You should keep on taking Stamlo as long as your doctor has recommended you to take it. You may need to take it lifelong. Do not stop taking it, as it may lead to increased blood pressure and you may fall at risk of stroke and heart attack.

Q. Is Stamlo a beta blocker?

No, Stamlo is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a class of medicine known as calcium channel blocker. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can easily flow through the blood vessels.

Q. What are the serious side effects of Stamlo?

Stamlo may cause serious side effects such as liver problems (yellowing of skin, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite), pancreatitis (severe stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting), and recurrent chest pain which may be indicative of a heart attack.

Q. What should I avoid while taking Stamlo?

Consult your doctor first before starting any new prescription or non-prescription medicines or supplements. Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while taking Stamlo.

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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
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