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Zilos-AM Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Zilos-AM Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to treat hypertension (high 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. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken regularly with or without food at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly. You may experience mild dizziness initially while taking this medicine, but this improves with time. Swelling of the ankle may occur in some patients as a side effect.

Uses of Zilos-AM Tablet

Zilos-AM Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Taste change
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Stomach upset
  • Increased potassium level in blood

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

How Zilos-AM Tablet works

Zilos-AM Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Losartan and Amlodipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Zilos-AM Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zilos-AM Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zilos-AM 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zilos-AM 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
Zilos-AM Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Zilos-AM 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 IF PRESCRIBED
Zilos-AM Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zilos-AM Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Zilos-AM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zilos-AM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zilos-AM Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

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Expert Advice

  • Zilos-AM Tablet is a combination of two medicines that provides better blood pressure control than either medicine alone.
  • Zilos-AM Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up.  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effect of this medicine.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Do not take Zilos-AM Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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Hypertension is clinal condition of high blood pressure. Please see a physician.
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References
  1. Losartan potassium. North Harrow, Middlesex: Accord Healthcare Limited; 2009 [revised 16 Jul. 2015]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Amlodipine besylate. New York, New York: Pfizer Labs.; 1987 [revised May 2011]. [Accessed 14 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Losartan Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 19 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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FDC LIMITED, B-8, MIDC Area, Waluj - 431 136, Dist. Aurangabad, Maharashtra
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