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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amlocom.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amlocom 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 s... View More
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amlocom is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Amlocom may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Amlocom may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tirednes... View More
Amlocom should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amlocom may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monit... View More
Amlocom should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlocom may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Amlocom is sta... View More
Amlocom is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This is a combination of two medicines that controls blood pressure when a single medicatio... View More
Uses of Amlocom
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Amlocom
- Ankle swelling
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Slow heart rate
- Edema (swelling)
- Cold extremities
How to use Amlocom
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. Amlocom is to be taken emp... View More
How Amlocom works
Amlocom is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and Atenolol, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker whi... View More
- You have been prescribed Amlocom for the treatment of high blood pressure.
- Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
- It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.
- Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.
Oral Chronic stable angina; Hypertension Adult: Per tablet contains atenolol 25 or 50 mg and amlodipine 5 mg: 1 tab once daily, may increase to 2 tabl... View More
Additive effect when used with catecholamine depleting drugs; monitor for hypotension and/or marked bradycardia. If used with clonidine, clonidine withd... View More
Excessive fall of BP may occur in elderly patients. Caution in patients with COPD, thyrotoxicosis, congestive failure, vasospastic angina, hepatic & ren... View More
Atenolol is a cardioselective beta blocker. Amlodipine is a dihydropyridine calcium-channel blocker that blocks the transmembrane influx of calcium ions... View More
Safety and efficacy have not been established in children.
Essential hypertension, Patients with angina pectoris & hypertension as co-existing diseases, Post MI patients; In patients with refractory angina pecto... View More
Renal impairment: Per tablet contains atenolol 25 mg and amlodipine (besylate) 5 mg: Initiate with 1 tablet daily.
Pregnancy Category Note
Headache, hypotension, dizziness, breathlessness, fatigue, muscle cramps, bradycardia, palpitations, flushing, oedema, dyspnoea, dyspepsia, cold extremi... View More
Hypotension, sinus bradycardia, 2nd & 3rd degrees of heart block, cardiogenic shock, overt congestive failure, poor LV function, hypersensitivity to eit... View More
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