Side Effects of Biozaar AM are Sleepiness, Taste change, Ankle swelling, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Dizziness, Tiredness, Palpitations, Upset stomach, Increased potassium level in blood.
Losartan + Amlodipine is a combination of two medicines: Losartan + Amlodipine1 and Losartan + Amlodipine2 which lower blood pressure effectively. Losartan + Amlodipine1 is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Losartan + Amlodipine2 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.
Q. Are there any special instructions regarding the storage and disposal of this medicine?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Biozaar AM 50 mg/5 mg Tablet?
Yes, the use of Biozaar AM 50 mg/5 mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from a lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
Q. Can I use Biozaar AM 50 mg/5 mg Tablet in pregnancy?
No, Biozaar AM 50 mg/5 mg Tablet should be avoided in pregnancy. Its use can cause injury and even endanger the baby. If you conceive while using Biozaar AM 50 mg/5 mg Tablet, stop using it and contact your doctor immediately. Your doctor will recommend to you other ways to lower the blood pressure.
Q. What are some of the lifestyle changes I should make while using Biozaar AM 50 mg/5 mg Tablet?
Lifestyle changes play a major role in keeping you healthy if you are taking Biozaar AM 50 mg/5 mg Tablet. Avoid taking excess salt in your diet and find ways to reduce or manage stress in your life. Practice yoga or meditation or take up a hobby. Ensure that you have a sound sleep every night as this also helps to reduce stress levels and helps to keep your blood pressure normal. Stop smoking and alcohol consumption as this helps in lowering your blood pressure and preventing heart problems. Exercise regularly and take a balanced diet that includes whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables and fat-free products. Consult your doctor if you need any further guidance to get the maximum benefit of Biozaar AM 50 mg/5 mg Tablet and to keep yourself healthy.
Q. Can I stop taking Biozaar AM 50 mg/5 mg Tablet if I feel well?
No, do not stop the medication without consulting with the doctor. It should be used strictly as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Biozaar AM 50 mg/5 mg Tablet suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jun 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.