Product name : Amlovas M 50
Generic Name : Amlodipine and MetoprololTablets
Manufacturer : Macleods
Amlovas-M 5/50 Tablet acts as acalcium channel blocker that improves blood flow by dilating blood vessels. Itis used to treat angina, high blood pressure and coronary heart disease. Itis recommended in case of heart failure if other medications fail to work. Amlovas-M 5/50 Tablet isadministered orally and its effects last for at least a day.
Some side effects of Amlovas-M 5/50Tablet 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-M 5/50 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-M Tablet ER
Amlovas-M 5/50 Tablet ER is used in thetreatment of high blood pressure.
Amlovas-M Tablet ER side effects
SideEffects of Amlovas-M are Headache, Ankle swelling, Flushing (sense of warmth inthe face, ears, neck and trunk), Slow heart rate, Tiredness, Stomach pain,Nausea, Edema (swelling), Constipation, Palpitations, Cold extremities.
How to use Amlovas-M Tablet 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-M 5/50 Tablet ER is to be taken with food.
How Amlovas-M Tablet ER works
Amlovas-M 5/50 Tablet ER is a combination oftwo medicines: Amlodipine and metoprolol which lower blood pressureeffectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxingblood vessels while metoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on theheart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficientat pumping blood throughout the body.