AMLODIGAMA table. 10 mg
AMLODIGAMA table. 10 mg
AMLODIPINE TABLETS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR WHAT?
Amlodipine belongs to a group of medicines known as calcium channel blockers / calcium channel blockers /. They lower blood pressure by causing relaxation of the blood vessel walls. Calcium channel blockers have an effect on the heart that can be used to treat angina.
Amlodipine is used for:
High blood pressure
Different types of angina except for unstable angina
Amlodipine may be used to treat angina alone or in combination with other medicines.
BEFORE YOU TAKE AMLODIPINE TABLETS
Do not take Amlodipine Tablets
If you are allergic to amlodipine or calcium channel blockers, which are similar to amlodipine or any of the excipients;
If you have very low blood pressure;
In case of shock;
If the first 28 days after an acute myocardial infarction have heart failure;
If the blood flow from the left side of your heart is troubled;
If you have unstable angina.
If you are not sure if any of the above applies to you, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Take special care with Amlodipine:
If you suffer from heart failure;
If you have kidney problems;
If you have liver problems - amlodipine should be used very carefully because the required dosage in such cases is not specified.
Pregnancy and lactation
There is very little information on whether taking amlodipine during pregnancy carries risks. Amlodipine should be used during pregnancy only if your doctor decides it is absolutely necessary.
No information on the use of amlodipine during breast-feeding. You are advised not to breastfeed while taking amlodipine.
Children and adolescents:
If you are under 18 years: Amlodipine should not be used in children and adolescents because there is not enough experience with its use in this age group.
HOW TO TAKE AMLODIPINE TABLETS
Swallow the tablets with plenty of liquid, such as a glass of water. The tablets can be taken before, during or after a meal.
Starting dose for high blood pressure and angina: 5 mg once daily.
Maximum dose for high blood pressure and angina: if the effect after 2-4 weeks was inadequate, the dose may be increased to a maximum of 10 mg once daily.
No specific dosage for the elderly, but the increase in dose should be done carefully.
If you have kidney problems:
No alteration of dosage.
If you have liver problems:
The exact dose needed for patients with liver problems has not been determined. If you have liver problems, amlodipine should be used very carefully.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Very common - swelling of the ankles
Common - headache, fatigue, dizziness, feeling of weakness, a feeling of palpitations, malaise, indigestion, abdominal pain, flushing
Uncommon - difficulty sleeping, irritability, depression, feeling sick, dry mouth, uncontrolled shivering, increased sweating, visual disturbances, tinnitus, increased heart rate, chest pain, low blood pressure, shortness of breath, inflammation of the nose with flowing secretions from the nose, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, swollen gums, rash, itching, hair loss, skin discoloration, back pain, muscle pain, increased need to urinate, impotence, increase or decrease in weight
Rare - confusion, mood changes, changes in sense of taste, increased liver enzymes in the blood, liver inflammation
Very rare - decreased number of white blood cells povshen risk of infection, decreased platelet count with increased risk of bruising, numbness, tingling, burning sensation, inflamed blood vessels, gastritis, cough, swelling of skin or mucous membranes with difficulty breathing and / or itching and abriv allergic reactions.
The active substance is amlodipine
Each tablet contains 5 mg / 10 mg / amlodipine besylate form of /.
Other ingredients: povidone K 30, microcrystalline cellulose / E460 / anhydrous dibasic calcium / E 341 / crospovidone, magnesium stearate / E 470 b /