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Lipril 5 MG Tablet 15

Lipril 5 MG Tablet 15

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    Uses :

    Amlodipine Amlodipine belongs to a class of drugs called the calcium channel blockers. The mechanism of action of amlodipine is dilation of the blood vessels, and thereby, improving the blood flow through them. Lisinopril Lisinopril is used to treat high blood pressure in adults and children. It is also used to treat congestive heart failure in adults. Lisinopril improves the survival rate after heart attack. Additionally, lisinopril is used to treat heart failure and diabetic kidney disease.

    Mode of drug action


    Amlodipine 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. Lisinopril Lisinopril belongs to an angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor. Angiotensin-converting enzyme is a peptidyl dipeptidase that facilitates to convert angiotensin I to angiotensin II. Angiotensin II is a vasoconstrictor substance that restricts the flow of blood. Lisinopril inhibits the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II thereby relaxing the heart muscle to facilitate easy flow of blood.

    What are the common side effects?

    Amlodipine The amlodipine tablets side effects which are commonly experienced are dizziness, tiredness, flushing, stomach pain, and nausea. Lisinopril The common side effects of lisinopril are hypotension, hormone imbalance, allergic reaction, slow growth in children, cough, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, heartburn, lightheadedness, and muscle cramp.

    Warning

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

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Lipril tablet if any allergic reactions are seen in the past to amlodipine, lisinopril or any of its ingredients.

    • People with heart failure and liver disease should take the drug with caution.

    • Do not take over-the-counter medicines along with tab Lipril without asking a doctor or pharmacist.

    • Lipril drug might interact with certain foods that may decrease or increase its action. One such instance is grapefruit or grape juice. So, when administering Lipril medicine avoid taking grapefruit.

    • Do not drink alcohol while taking Lipril as it can further lower the blood pressure and increase the Lipril side effects.

    • Pregnant women should not take Lipril drug.

    • Do not discontinue the use of Lipril unless told by the doctor.

    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. Lisinopril

    1. I am known to have hereditary angioedema. Can I use lisinopril? No, patients should not use lisinopril who have hereditary angioedema.

    2. I am diabetic and hypertension patient too. Can I use lisinopril for lowering my blood glucose levels? No. patients with diabetes should not take lisinopril, as it interacts with diabetic drugs.

    3. In what conditions should I avoid taking lisinopril drug? Patients should not take lisinopril drug in the conditions such as kidney diseases, liver diseases, and diabetes or high levels of potassium in the blood.

    4. Is lisinopril safe during pregnancy? No. Lisinopril is unsafe during pregnancy, as it may cause the death of fetus.

    5. What are the safety measures I need to follow while taking lisinopril? Avoid alcohol, avoid becoming overheated, and avoid getting up too fast from sitting or lying position.

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