Amlopres - 2.5 mg (Norvasc )

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Amlodipine Besilate

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US Brand Name Norvasc
Strength 2.5 mg
Generic Name Amlodipine Besilate
Manufacturer Cipla
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Description

Amlopres-2.5 MG

This drug has a generic name Amlodipine Besylate which is a long acting dihydropyridine-type calcium channel blocker. It is the most common medicine recommended for reducing hypertension (high blood pressure) and the treatment of angina or chest pain. Lowering the high blood pressure is helpful in reducing the heart strokes, attacks and kidney problems. This drug is quite useful in building the exercise capability by decreasing the frequency of angina attacks.


How Amlodipine Besilate works?

Amlodipine Besylate works by inhibiting the movement of calcium ions via L type calcium channels into the vascular tissues and cardiac muscle cells. By restraining the entry of calcium channels, patients can decrease the contractility of arterial smooth muscles and causes vasodilation. It leads to relaxation of blood vessels which circulate the blood flow properly and reduces the overall blood pressure.    


Important information about Amlodipine Besilate

You should not take Amlodipine Besilate, if you are strictly allergic to it, or if you have liver problems, unstable angina, porphyria, congestive heart failure or any other heart problems. In case you are planning to become pregnant, you must consult your doctor while you are on the medicinal treatment with Amlodipine Besilate. Avoid this drug if you are breastfeeding.  In patients with coronary artery disease, angina and myocardial infarction may develop due to this drug. So, there is need to alter the dose.  Monitor your blood pressure regularly.


Dosage information

The drug should always be taken as prescribed by your doctor. You should follow the time table of drug to ensure maximum benefits. The general dose starts from the strength of 5mg and it can be increased up to 10 mg depending upon the patient’s condition. Do not crush or chew the tablets, you must swallow the whole tablet with one glass full of water for best effects. Amlodipine Besylate is taken once daily with or without food. You should not stop taking this medicine suddenly unless your doctor advices you to do so. So, before stopping the drug usage, always consult your physician first. 


What if you miss a dose

If you miss a dose of Amlodipine Besilate, take it as soon as your remember. Be aware to skip the dose if the next dose time is almost up. Taking multiple dose can lead to excess medicine in your body which might cause critical conditions.   


What if you overdose

In case of overdose, get emergency medical help or call your doctor immediately. Overdose of this medicine may cause severe confusion, red skin rash, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, rapid heart rate or fainting.  


Things to avoid

Limit the intake of alcoholic beverages and avoid the activities which require high mental awareness because it may cause dizziness. Don’t use the medicine if the prescription period is over.  Don’t exceed the recommended dose.


Side Effects

All medicines have side effects, sometimes they affect lot but most of the time they are not. Some of the common side effects pertaining to this medicine are- nausea and vomiting, dizziness, tired feeling, stomach pain, flushing, swelling of legs or ankles. While the serious side effects are- lightheadedness, fast heartbeat, chest pain, pain in arms or shoulders, general illness, fatigue. Contact your doctor or seek medical attention immediately if you are experiencing these side effects.


Interaction with other drugs

Many other drugs can interact with Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril. The list of contraindicated drugs is as follows- Dantrolene, Simvastatin, Diltiazem, Ivacaftor, Nefazodone, Alfuzosin, Calcium carbonate, Calcium chloride, Calcium citrate etc. Give a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with Amlodipine Besylate. Never start a new medication without your doctor’s permission.

 

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