|| Amlodipine Besylate
What is Amlopres-10?
Amlopres-10 containing the active ingredient amlodipine besylate is considered a calcium channel blocker type of medication. The medication can help relax and widen blood vessels to improve blood flow. It can be used along with a proper diet and exercise regime to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and chest pain (angina). Lowering blood pressure can help prevent strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems.
How is Amlopres-10 used?
Amlopres-10 is usually taken orally once per day or as directed by a doctor. The tablets can be taken with or without food but should be taken with a full glass of water. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage as it will depend on the condition being treated and the patientís response to the treatment. Do not discontinue the medication even if you feel well as hypertension generally has no symptoms.
Patients using Amlopres-10 may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Stomach pain
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
- More severe chest pain
- Irregular heartbeat
- Mental or mood changes
- Swelling of the hands, feet or ankles
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Amlopres-10 is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.