Amlovas LS Tablet

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Amlovas LS Tablet


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Description

MANUFACTURER

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Losartan (50mg) + Amlodipine (5mg)

INTRODUCTION

Amlovas LS Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to treat hypertension (high 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. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken regularly with or without food at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly. You may experience mild dizziness initially while taking this medicine, but this improves with time. Swelling of the ankle may occur in some patients as a side effect.

USES OF AMLOVAS LS TABLET

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

AMLOVAS LS TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Taste change
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Stomach upset
  • Increased potassium level in blood

HOW TO USE AMLOVAS LS 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. Amlovas LS Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW AMLOVAS LS TABLET WORKS

Amlovas LS Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Losartan and Amlodipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

AMLOVAS LS TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amlovas LS Tablet
warnings Pregnancy
Amlovas LS Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Lactation
Amlovas LS 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
Amlovas LS Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Amlovas LS 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
Amlovas LS Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlovas LS Tablet is recommended.
warnings Liver
Amlovas LS Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlovas LS Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlovas LS Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

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