Amlopres AT 25 Tablet is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This is a combination of two medicines that controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure and thus reduces the chances of future heart attack and stroke.
You can take Amlopres AT 25 Tablet at any time of day, on empty stomach, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.
It may cause side effects like headache, ankle swelling, slow heart rate, and nausea. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This might raise the level of potassium in the blood, hence avoid potassium rich food or supplements. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function, and electrolytes level while on the treatment.
Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.
USES OF AMLOPRES-AT TABLET
- Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
BENEFITS OF AMLOPRES-AT TABLET
In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Amlopres AT 25 Tablet is a combination medicine that contains two active ingredients, Amlodipine and Atenolol. Both of the medicines in this combination work to lower blood pressure but in different ways. Together they help to relax blood vessels, reduce heart rate and make it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This lowers blood pressure.
If you forget to take the dose of Amlopres-AT 25 Tablet at a given time, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Never take more than the prescribed dose. If you have intentionally or accidentally consumed more than the prescribed amount of Amlopres-AT 25 Tablet, then you might feel headache, confusion, fever, change in the heartbeat, nausea, vomiting, etc. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice these symptoms.
How it works
Amlopres-AT 25 Tablet is composed of Atenolol and Amlodipine.
Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker and relaxes the heart muscles and the blood vessels by preventing contractions and improves blood flow.
Atenolol is a beta-blocker that blocks the action of certain substances on the heart. It causes the heart to beat slowly and with less force, which lowers blood pressure. It also causes relaxation of the blood vessels to improve blood flow.