Agen. 5 mg. 30 tablets
Agen. 5 mg. 30 tablets
WHAT'S AGEN AND WHAT IT IS USED
Pharmacotherapeutic group: antihypertensives , calcium channel blockers twine .
Agen belongs to the group of medicines called calcium channel blockers . Agen reduces the permeability of calcium channels. It reduces the tonus of the muscle fibers in the walls of blood vessels , and it lowers the blood pressure - blood flow more easily through the blood vessels . Gradual onset of action prevents positional hypotension ( dizziness sudden change of posture ) . Adopting Agen once daily leads to a lowering of blood pressure for a period of 24 hours. Applying an agent once a day in patients with angina ( revealed with a typical chest pain), increases the supply to the heart muscle with blood and therefore oxygen , which leads to reduced angina and nitroglycerin consumption . Patients with heart failure may be used as agents to treat hypertension or angina. The agent is used for the treatment of hypertension and angina pectoris ( chest pain due to insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle. Medicament is for the treatment of adult patients. May be used alone or in combination with other drugs that lower blood pressure .
2 . BEFORE outsource
Do not get an agen :
• if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance or to any amloditin the ingredients of agents;
• if you suffer from significant aortic stenosis (narrowing of the aortic valve ) , unstable angina (chest pain) ;
• if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
The drug should not be used in patients in cardiogenic shock ( a violation of the pumping function of the heart ) with hypotension ( low blood pressure) and the first 28 days in patients with heart failure ( reduced pumping function of the heart ) following acute myocardial infarction ( heart attack) . Due to lack of sufficient data amlodipine (the active ingredient of the agent) does not apply to children.
Be especially careful with the Agen :
Patients with impaired hepatic function may take agents only when a real nuzhda.Osobeno should be carefully monitored patients with low blood pressure and cardiomyopathy ( heart muscle disease ) .
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines , including those sold without prescription. The agent can be safely used with other medicaments . However, you should tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
- Diltiazem / medicament for the treatment of high blood pressure and heart rhythm problems / : - diltiazem , amlodipine slows down in the liver - adult patients this may lead to a stronger effect of amlodipine.
- Ketoconazole, itraconazole / medicines to treat fungal infections / or ritonavir may increase the spectacular amlodipine more than diltiazem .
- Erythromycin / medicament for the treatment of bacterial infections / slows down the degradation of amlodipine in the liver of young patients and water , the same way to a stronger effect of amlodipine.
- The effect of amlodipine may be reduced by drugs that accelerate the breakdown of amlodipine as rifampicin and St John's Wort .
- Grapefruit juice , cimetidine , aluminum / magnesium or sildenafil did not alter the effect of amlodipine.
- Amlodipine may potentiate the effect of other medicines used to lower blood pressure
- Amlodipine prommenya effect of atorvastatin , digoxin, alcohol , warfarin, or cyclosporine .
Station agents with food and drink
Drug absorption is not affected by food intake. During treatment with an agent should not drink grapefruit juice , because this may lead to an increase of the active ingredient (amlodipine ) in the blood and this may enhance the therapeutic effect and the risk of side effects .
Pregnancy and lactation
Pregnant or nursing women should not be using agents.
Seek the advice of your doctor or pharmacist before using any medications.
Driving and using machines
The drug can , especially early in treatment , cause increased fatigue and dizziness and can affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. These activities can be carried out after explicit permission from a doctor.
3 . HOW TO USE Agen
Always take Agen exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.
The initial dose for adults is 5 mg ( 1 tablet Agency 5 ) daily. The doctor may increase the dose to 10 mg ( 1 tablet or 10 Agency Agency 5 2 tablets ) daily. It is recommended that you take at the same time of day tablets . After taking the tablet drink less liquid ( water).
If you take more than the required amount of the agen :
The main manifestations of overdosage with agents is low blood pressure that occurs with dizziness and eventually unconsciousness.
If you take more tablets than prescribed or someone else use your medication , tell your doctor immediately or consult the nearest emergency room .
If you forget to get an agen
In the event that you forget to take your medicine , do not worry . Continue the next day with the usual daily dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
If you stop taking Agen
Do not stop treatment without consulting your doctor. In case of doubt, consult your doctor or farmatsevt.Ako have further questions about the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4 . POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
As with all drugs , agents can cause side effects , although not all of them suffer .
Headache , swelling - especially around the ankles, tiredness, sleepiness, nausea , abdominal pain , erythema, purpura ( spontaneous bleeding under the skin) , decreased sensitivity , tingling , taste perversion , tremor, tinnitus , cough, rhinitis, discoloration skin disorder urination , nocturia , increase or decrease in weight , heart palpitations and nausea may occur . Rarely can occur , lowering the blood pressure , itching and rash , difficulty breathing, muscle spasms , loss of appetite , frequent urination , visual disturbance , hypertrophy of the mucosa of the gums, hair loss , back pain , mood , frequent urination and erythema multiforme (vascular damage to the skin and mucous membranes ) . If you develop jaundice ( yellowing of the skin and eyes) contact your doctor immediately . Please tell your doctor if you develop a side or other unusual events.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not specified in this leaflet , please ask your doctor or pharmacist
5 . HOW TO STORE Agen
Keep out of reach of children .
Do not use agents after the expiry date printed on the package.
Expiry date refers to the last day of the indicated month.
Store in the original blister .
Keep the blister in the outer carton .
Medicines should not be disposed of via waste water or household waste. Ask your doctor or pharmacist how to dispose of medication that you no longer need . These measures will help protect the environment .
6 . FURTHER INFORMATION
What does an agen?
- The active ingredient is amlodipine besylate 6,935 mg or 13,870 mg, which correspond to 5 mg or 10 mg of amlodipine into a tablet .
Excipients : microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate , calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate, magnesium stearate What agents and content opakovkataAgen are white or off-white , oval shaped tablets , scored on one side of each tablet and engraved "A" and "5" or "A" and " 10 ."
Package Size: 10,30 and 90 tablets
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