Amlozaar H Tablet
Amlozaar H medication belongs to the angiotensin II receptor antagonists group of drugs. It prevents the blood vessels in your body from narrowing, thus lowering your blood pressure and improving the blood circulation. The drug has the ability to lower the possible risk of a stroke in people suffering from any heart condition.
The dosage of this tablet depends on your age, the severity of your condition, your medical history and also how your body reacts when you take the first dose. Ensure that you do not take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Overdosing can make you feel dizzy, weak or a pounding heart.
Amlozaar-H Tablet is a combination of medicines used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure thus reduces chances of future heart attack and stroke.
Amlozaar-H Tablet should be taken with or without food. The dose will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. Try to take it at the same time each day. It is important to keep taking this medicine until your doctor tells you not to. It contains a diuretic (water pill) and will make you urinate more so, it is best to avoid taking this medicine within four hours of going to bed. Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it even if you feel well. High blood pressure does not usually have symptoms and if you stop taking it your risk of heart attack or stroke may increase.
The most common side effects of this medicine include ankle swelling, headache, dizziness, tiredness, and taste change. Consult your doctor If any of these bother you, or get worse, or won’t go away. Drink plenty of fluids while taking medicine to overcome muscle weakness, dry mouth, and extreme thirst.
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. You should have your blood pressure, kidney function, level of electrolytes, and blood sugar level checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.
The medicine is useful against the following conditions:
This medicine causes side effects such as:
Difficulty Or Painful Urination
Weakness In Arms, Hands, Legs Or Feets
Are there any missed dose instructions?
The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it’s already time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
The drug displaces angiotensin II with very high affinity from its binding site at the AT1 receptor subtype, which is responsible for the known actions of angiotensin II.