Amlokind 5 Tablet

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Amlokind 5 Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Mankind Pharma Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Amlodipine (5mg)

INTRODUCTION OF AMLOKIND TABLET

Amlokind 5 Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (heart-related chest pain). It helps to lower high blood pressure, thus reducing the chances of future heart attack and stroke.

Amlokind 5 Tablet should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken regularly at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly. Some people may experience mild dizziness initially while taking this medicine, which improves with time. Swelling of the ankle may occur in some patients as a side effect.

USES OF AMLOKIND TABLET

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

AMLOKIND TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Ankle swelling
  • Sleepiness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal pain

HOW TO USE AMLOKIND TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Amlokind 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW AMLOKIND TABLET WORKS

Amlokind 5 Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

AMLOKIND TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amlokind 5 Tablet
warnings Pregnancy
Amlokind 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.
warnings Lactation
Amlokind 5 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
warnings Driving
Amlokind 5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Amlokind 5 Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
warnings Kidney
Amlokind 5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlokind 5 Tablet is recommended.
warnings Liver
Amlokind 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlokind 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlokind 5 Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

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