Amlokind 5 MG Tablet

Price: 
₹10.00
Manufacturer: 
Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Description: 

Amlokind 5 MG Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and other heart complications. The medicine should be taken in conjunction with a proper diet and regular exercise. It is also used in managing chest pain.

Composition : 

Amlodipine

What is it prescribed for?: 
  • Hypertension

    This medicine is used in the treatment of hypertension which is an elevation of the blood pressure caused by genetic and/or environmental factors.
  • Angina Pectoris

    This medicine is used in the treatment of Angina Pectoris which is a type of heart disease characterized by chest pain caused due to various factors such as emotional stress, smoking, etc.
Side effects: 
  • Swelling of ankles or feetsevere
  • Difficulty in breathingsevere
  • Dizzinesssevere
  • Increased heartbeatsevere
  • Redness of face, neck, arms and chestsevere
  • Muscle painsevererare
  • Heartburn
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Stomach pain
  • Anxietyrare
  • Diarrhearare
  • Constipationrare
  • Sweatingrare
When not to use?: 
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to amlodipine.
Dosage: 
  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.
  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Interactions: 

 

Interactions

All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.

Interaction with Alcohol

  • Description

    - Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Instructions

    - Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Interaction with Medicine

Disease interactions

  • Hypotension or cardiogenic shock

    severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history hypotension or cardiogenic shock due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
  • Coronary Artery Disease

    severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with coronary artery disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Food interactions

  • Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

Lab interactions

  • Information not available.
This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.
General Instructions: 

Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Drink an adequate amount of water. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Warnings: 

Warnings for special population

  • Pregnancy

    - This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    - This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General warnings

  • Hypotension

    - This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with severe aortic stenosis due to the increased risk of a very low blood pressure. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Myocardial infarction or angina

    - This medicine should be used with caution in patients with coronary artery diseases, especially while starting the treatment or increasing the dose, since it may worsen the symptoms of myocardial infarction or angina.

  • Liver impairment

    - This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while taking this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Pediatric use

    - The safety and efficacy of this medicine have not been established in patients below 6 years of age.

Other details: 
  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

How it works

This medicine works by blocking the entry of calcium into the muscles and brings about relaxation of the muscles.

Legal Status

Approved
Approved
Approved
Approved

Classification

Category
Calcium channel blocking agents
Schedule
Schedule H