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Product name : Amlovas 2.5
Generic Name : Amlodipine and MetoprololTablets
Manufacturer : Macleods
Amlovas-2.5 Tablet acts as a calciumchannel blocker that improves blood flow by dilating blood vessels. It is usedto treat angina, high blood pressure and coronary heart disease. Itis recommended in case of heart failure if other medications fail to work. Amlovas-2.5 Tablet isadministered orally and its effects last for at least a day.
Some side effects of Amlovas-2.5Tablet include swelling, abdominal pain, feeling tired and nausea. Serious side effects include low blood pressure or a mild heart attack. The medicine may not be safe to useduring pregnancy or breastfeeding.Dosage should be low for elderly people and for those with liver problems. If you have heart problems thenintake of Amlovas-2.5 Tablet may increase your health problems. It is notapproved to be used by anyone who is 6 years of age or younger. Intake ofalcohol along with this medicine may increase its side effects.
Uses of Amlovas 2.5Tablet ER
Amlovas-2.5 Tablet ER is used in thetreatment of high blood pressure.
Amlovas 2.5Tablet ER side effects
SideEffects of Amlovas 2.5are Headache, Ankle swelling, Flushing (sense of warmthin the face, ears, neck and trunk), Slow heart rate, Tiredness, Stomach pain,Nausea, Edema (swelling), Constipation, Palpitations, Cold extremities.
How to use Amlovas 2.5Tablet ER
Take this medicine in the dose and durationas advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or breakit. Amlovas-2.5 Tablet ER is to be taken with food.
How Amlovas 2.5Tablet ER works
Amlovas-2.5 Tablet ER is a combination of twomedicines: Amlodipine and metoprolol which lower blood pressure effectively.Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vesselswhile metoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slowdown the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumpingblood throughout the body.