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Asomex At 2.5 MG Tablet 15

Asomex At 2.5 MG Tablet 15

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    Uses :

    Amlodipine is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (i.e. angina) and other conditions in which the artery of the heart gets narrowed. It is also used for the prevention of heart disorders. Atenolol is used in the treatment of chest pain (i.e. angina) and high blood pressure. This drug is also known to reduce the risk of death in patients who had a heart attack.

    Mode of drug action


    Amlodipine belongs to a class of drugs called the calcium channel blockers. The mechanism of action of amlodipine is to dilate the blood vessels, thereby, improving the blood flow through them. Atenolol belongs to the class of drugs called beta-blockers. It blocks the actions of certain chemicals such as adrenaline or epinephrine on the heart and blood vessels. Consequently, the heart rate and the blood pressure come under control.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of amlodipine tablets are dizziness, tiredness, flushing, stomach pain, and nausea. The common side effects of atenolol include dizziness, feeling tired and depressed mood.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Asomex AT drug is not recommended for the use in children below 6 years of age due to the increased risk of side effects.

    • Patients with a history of allergic reactions to any of its ingredients should not take Asomex AT.

    • Patients with serious conditions such as heart failure, conduction block or very slow heartbeat should not use this medicine.

    • People with certain heart conditions and liver disease should take Asomex AT with caution.

    • Do not suddenly stop taking Asomex AT which is more important for patients taking nitroglycerine. This is because it can worsen the condition.

    • Due to unknown safety information of the drug to the unborn or newborn babies, pregnant, breastfeeding women and women planning for pregnancy must inform a doctor before using this medicine.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I stop taking amlodipine tablets if I do not have symptoms of hypertension? You may not always have the symptoms even if your blood pressure is high. Thus, you should not stop taking amlodipine but may have to continue it for your whole life.

    2. Can amlodipine alone control my hypertension? Amlodipine is a part of treatment for hypertension. You should also follow a proper diet, exercise and maintain your weight along with taking this drug.

    3. How should I take amlodipine? You may take amlodipine with or without food, and with a glass of water. Take the medicine at the same time each day.

    4. Will my chest pain decrease immediately when I take amlodipine? Your chest pain can increase at first with amlodipine. But later it should decrease which if does not happen, you should consult a doctor.

    5. How can I avoid dizziness with amlodipine? You should change your positions (i.e. sitting or standing or lying down) slowly to prevent dizziness and falls. Atenolol

    1. Should I inform my surgeon about taking atenolol? Yes. You need to inform your surgeon that you are undergoing therapy with atenolol. Yom may have to stop taking the drug for some days before the surgery.

    2. Can I drive after taking atenolol? Atenolol can impair a person’s ability to think and react. Therefore, it is not advisable to drive for some time after taking this drug.

    3. What if I drink alcohol while using atenolol? Taking alcohol and atenolol together can increase the risk of side effects such as drowsiness and dizziness.

    4. Can I maintain a normal blood pressure with atenolol alone? is only a part of treatment for blood pressure. You may need some other drugs, along with a proper exercise, diet, and weight control.

    5. Can I stop taking atenolol if I do not have the symptoms of high blood pressure? You must continue using this medicine even if you feel that you have no symptoms. This is because very often, high blood pressure does not produce symptoms.

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