Concor AM 5 Tablet is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This is a combination of two medicines that controls 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.
"Concor AM 5 Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that effectively controls 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. It should be taken empty stomach preferably in the morning at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly as it may result in sudden increase of blood pressure. It should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. Some patients may develop swelling of ankle as a side effect of this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time. "
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 Concor AM 5 Tablet.
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Concor AM 5 Tablet 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.
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Concor AM 5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Concor AM 5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Concor AM 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Concor AM 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
Concor AM 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Concor AM 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Concor AM 5 Tablet is started at a lower dose in these patients and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.
Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Concor AM 5 Tablet?
Affirmative, the use of Concor AM 5 Tablet 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.
Q. Can I stop taking Concor AM 5 Tablet if I feel well?
No, keep using Concor AM 5 Tablet as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Concor AM 5 Tablet suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Concor AM 5 Tablet?
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. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Concor AM 5 Tablet?
Concor AM 5 Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients who are allergic to amlodipine, bisoprolol or any of its ingredients. It should be avoided in patients with a history of asthma or lung disease. Inform your doctor about your medical history and the medicines you might be taking.
Q. Can the use of Concor AM 5 Tablet cause headache?
Affirmative, the use of Concor AM 5 Tablet 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.
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