AMLOCOR. 5 mg. 30 tablets
• Elevated blood pressure (hypertension): as a single agent or in combination with other medications to lower blood pressure.
• Angina (other forms of ischemic heart disease, wherein the disrupting blood supply to the heart, as a result of which a chest pain) .
AMLOCOR. 5 mg. 30 tablets
What does AMLOCOR and what ?
Active substance : Each tablet contains AMLOCOR amlodipine be silate in an amount equivalent to 5 mg and 10 mg amlodipine.
Excipients: microcrystalline cellulose, anhydrous calcium hydrogen phosphate, sodium starch glycolate and magnesium stearate.
AMLOCOR belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers ( calcium antagonists ) .
What is it used AMLOCOR?
Amlokor is indicated for the treatment of:
• Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) : as a single agent or in combination with other medications to lower blood pressure .
• Angina (other forms of ischemic heart disease , wherein the disrupting blood supply to heart as a result of which a pain in the chest ), alone or in combination with organic nitrates or beta blockers , for the treatment of angina of Prinzmetal ( variant angina ) .
How and how often taken AMLOCOR?
Dosage and duration of treatment is determined by your doctor. Take the medicine according to the instructions below , in the event that your doctor has prescribed a different dosing regimen .
AMLOCOR administered orally with sufficient water , as the food does not influence the absorption of the drug substance .
The usual dose for the treatment of hypertension and angina is 5 mg, once a day , which can be increased by the doctor to 10 mg per day as a single dose .
In combination pharmacotherapy , concomitant administration of thiazide diuretics and analogues , angiotensin - converting enzyme inhibitors or beta-adrenergic antagonists, no adjustment of the dosing regimen .
Recommended dosing schedules .
AMLOCOR use in children is contraindicated.
When you must not be taken AMLOCOR?
• in patients with known hypersensitivity to amlodipine or other dihydropyridine derivatives ( eg, nifedipine, nitrendipine), and in case of hypersensitivity to any of the excipients.
• during pregnancy and lactation .
• in patients with unstable angina, cardiogenic shock in the presence of aortic stenosis.
What to keep in mind during treatment with AMLOCOR?
The product should be used with caution in hepatic impairment , since its elimination depends on liver function. Usually do not have a special adjustment of the dosage regimen. Not recommended for use AMLOCOR in acute myocardial infarction , and for a month after suffering a heart attack.
Grapefruit , grapefruit juice , and dietary supplements containing grapefruit extract is absolutely prohibited during treatment with AMLOCOR, due to the risk of clinically significant inhibition of drug metabolism and consequently increase the risk of potentiating effect of drug substance and the occurrence of adverse drug reactions. In the presence of renal insufficiency No adjustment in dosage since elimination of the drug did not change significantly in such cases.
In elderly patients is not usually necessary correction dosing regimen . Since it is possible the elimination of amlodipine in these patients is delayed , they need to be closely monitored . It is advisable to avoid the application of the product at doses greater than 5 mg once daily.
What Interaction may occur during treatment with AMLOCOR?
Medicinal product may be used concomitantly with other drugs without danger , but if you are taking or need to take other medicines Please tell your doctor.
Recommended the use of grapefruit and grapefruit juice to be discontinued during treatment with AMLOCOR. The use of products containing grapefruit extract ( authorized for use as dietary supplements ) during treatment with AMLOCOR is contraindicated.
What you should consider if you are pregnant or breast-feeding ?
Its use in these groups of patients is contraindicated.
AMLOCOR affect you ability to drive and use machines ?
The current clinical experience with AMLOCOR shows the influence of the drug on the ability to drive and use machines or other activities that require active attention.
What side effects may occur during treatment with AMLOCOR?
Like all medicines AMLOCOR tablets can cause some side effects. The most common were : somnolence , headache , palpitations , flushing , abdominal Bojan, nausea, peripheral edema , fatigue ;
If the side effects cause discomfort and / or last longer than a few days , tell your doctor.
These cases are rare in patients taking AMLOCOR: itchy skin, rash , swelling of the larynx , skin pigmentation ( red spots on the skin). Serious allergic reactions are extremely rare. Any sudden onset of snoring, disrupted breathing , swelling of eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially the body ) must be immediately reported to your doctor.
If you find effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
What should I do in case of overdose AMLOCOR?
Overdose can occur severe peripheral vasodilation with prolonged reduction in blood pressure and possible complications of the cardiovascular system . Due to the risk of severe reactions in case of intentional or accidental overdose , seek medical attention.
What to do in case of a missed dose ?
AMLOCOR a sustained effect and therefore is safer to wait for the time of the next intake ( the day after the missed dose ) than violate dosing regimens and in particular the interval between doses take the missed dose on the same day .
Do not take this medicine after the expiry date stated on the packaging.
At temperatures below 25 ° C.
Keep out of reach of children!