Tamlod

Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Tamlod Products

Tamlod Products are primarily used for

About Tamlod Products

Uses of Tamlod Products

Amlodipine is used in the treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure) and subarachnoid haemorrhage.

Tamlod Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Tamlod are Fatigue, Ankle swelling, Sleepiness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema (swelling), Abdominal pain.

How Tamlod Products work

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

In Depth Information for Tamlod Products

Expert advice for Tamlod Products

  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Tamlod. 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 Tamlod affects you. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Patient Concerns about Tamlod Products

Frequently asked questions about Tamlod Products

Frequently asked questions about Amlodipine

Q. What is Tamlod used for?
Tamlod is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), angina pectoris (pain in the chest caused by blockages in the arteries leading to the heart) or chest pain classed as vasospastic angina pectoris (or Prinzmetal’s angina).
Q. Is Tamlod a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Tamlod is a calcium channel blocker. In patients with high blood pressure, it works by relaxing blood vessels, so that blood passes through them more easily. In patients with angina, it works by improving blood supply to the heart muscle, which then receives more oxygen, and hence, prevents chest pain. It does not provide immediate relief of chest pain from angina.
Q. Is Tamlod safe?
Tamlod is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Tamlod at night?
Tamlod can be taken at night. You should take Tamlod at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Q. Can I take Tamlod and aspirin?
Tamlod can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tamlod with sildenafil?
Both Tamlod and sildenafil cause a lowering the blood pressure. So, taking the two medicines together could be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Is Tamlod safe for kidneys?
Tamlod is not known to damage kidneys. However, Tamlod can cause urinary disorders like difficulty in passing urine, increased the need to urinate at night, increased number of times of passing urine as an uncommon side effect.
Q. Does Tamlod cause tachycardia?
Tamlod can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Tamlod.
Q. Does Tamlod cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Tamlod can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Tamlod.
Q. Does Tamlod increase creatinine?
Tamlod has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Tamlod as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Tamlod cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Tamlod. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Tamlod.
Q. Does Tamlod cause weight gain?
Tamlod can cause changes in weight, it can either cause weight gain or weight loss. However, these changes are very rare. Please consult your doctor if you experience a change in weight while taking Tamlod.
Q. Does Tamlod cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Tamlod can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Tamlod.
Q. Does Tamlod cause cough?
Tamlod can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Tamlod.
Q. Does Tamlod cause dry mouth?
Tamlod can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Tamlod.
Q. Can I take Tamlod without food?
Tamlod can be taken before or after food and drinks. Tamlod should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Tamlod with grapefruit juice.
Q. Can I take Tamlod with ramipril?
Tamlod and ramipril both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tamlod with simvastatin?
Tamlod can increase the levels of simvastatin, causing an increased tendency towards myopathy (muscle pain) and rhabdomyolysis (increased breakdown of muscle). The dose of simvastatin may need to be reduced when giving along with Tamlod . Please consult your doctor.

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