Amlodac M Tablet PR contains two medicines, both of which help to control high blood pressure and heart rate. It is also used for heart-related chest pain, abnormal heart rhythms and chronic (long-term) heart failure.
You can take Amlodac M Tablet PR at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Retain taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Retaining active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.
It may cause side effects like headache, ankle swelling, slow heart rate, and nausea. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This might raise the level of potassium in the blood, hence avoid potassium rich food or supplements. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function, and electrolytes level while on the treatment.
Earlier taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.
Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Warning & Precautions:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amlodac M Tablet PR.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amlodac M Tablet PR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amlodac M Tablet PR is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Amlodac M Tablet PR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Amlodac M Tablet PR may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amlodac M Tablet PR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlodac M Tablet PR is recommended.
Amlodac M Tablet PR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlodac M Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I stop taking Amlodac M Tablet PR if I feel well?
No, keep using Amlodac M Tablet PR as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Amlodac M Tablet PR suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Amlodac M Tablet PR?
Retain this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Can the use of Amlodac M Tablet PR cause headache?
Affirmative, the use of Amlodac M Tablet PR can cause headaches at the beginning of the treatment. Headaches usually go away after the first week of the treatment. Contact your doctor if the headaches are frequent and do not go away.
Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Amlodac M Tablet PR?
Amlodac M Tablet PR Succinate is considered to be harmful for patients who are allergic to any of its active or inactive ingredient. It should be avoided in patients with a history of asthma or lung disease. Inform your doctor about the your medical history and medicines to avoid any side effects.
Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Amlodac M Tablet PR?
Affirmative, the use of Amlodac M Tablet PR can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
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