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Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Amlodipine,telmisartan

Manufacturer : ZYDUS CADILA

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 206.5
Price :186
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Introduction to Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet

Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet contains the active constituents of Telmisartan + Amlodipine, which are the antihypertensive drugs that help control high blood pressure. It helps relax to the blood vessels by making it easier for the heart to pump blood all over the body, and it lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Do not consume this medicine if you are hypersensitive to Telmisartan, Amlodipine, or dihydropyridine derivatives. It should not be used in women beyond the third trimester of pregnancy, patients with severe liver or bile problems. Notify your doctor if you have shock, left-sided heart blood flow obstruction, or heart failure after a heart attack. 

It should also not be combined with aliskiren-containing medications in patients with type 2 diabetes or moderate to severe kidney impairment. Dose adjustment will be needed ins such conditions. While using this medication, blood pressure should be monitored regularly, and a kidney function test should be performed to note if there are any abnormal changes.


Uses of Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet

  • Treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension).

Therapeutic Effects of Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet

This medication consists of a combination of two medicines, Telmisartan and Amlodipine. Telmisartan is the angiotensin receptor blocker, and Amlodipine is the calcium channel blocker. They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart-pumping action efficient. The combination of both Telmisartan and Angiotensin lowers blood pressure efficiently.


Interaction of Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet

  • Store away from light & moisture.
  • Maintain the temperature below 30ºC.
  • Keep out of sight and reach of pets and children.
  • Always check the expiry date before consuming it.

How to consume Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet

Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet is taken as per the advice of the doctor. It's very important to take this medicine even if you feel well. The dosage of this medication will depend upon the condition and how individuals respond to the medication. Avoid breaking or chewing the tablet. Instead, swallow it whole with a glass of water.


Safety Advices for Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet is not recommended during early pregnancy and should not be taken beyond the first three months as it may harm the unborn baby. Report to your medical professional if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning for the pregnancy before starting the treatment.

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Breast Feeding

  

It is unknown whether Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet passes into breast milk. So, notify your doctor if you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet is safe for patients with lung problems. Notify your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet should be used cautiously in liver patients. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor about pre-existing liver conditions. Dose adjustment is needed in such conditions.

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Alcohol

  

It is unsafe to consume alcohol while taking Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet. Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet could alter the driving ability or operating machinery capacity by causing dizziness, headaches, nausea, and tiredness.


Side Effects of Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medications cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious 

  • Swelling of ankles and feet
  • Dizziness
  • Change in vision

Common  

  • Headaches
  • Back pain
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Stomach pain and back pain
  • Nausea
  • Muscle pain
  • Fever

Word of Advice

It is suggested to inform your doctor if you have a history of allergic reactions to Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet to avoid life-threatening complications. Do not use this medicine if you have a history of heart disease (angina, myocardial infarction, stroke, or transient ischemic attack). Tell your doctor before the treatment commencement if you are pregnant or having liver, kidney, or uterine problems. While using this medication, blood pressure should be monitored regularly, and a kidney function test should be performed to note if there are any abnormal changes.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I stop taking Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet if my blood pressure becomes normal?

Patients cannot stop taking medicine without the proper advice of the doctor because they lower the blood pressure and maintain it without increasing it. If you stop this medication on your own, it can develop the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Q 2. Can Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet cause addiction?

Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet does not cause addiction. It helps improve the heart's pumping activity to all parts of our body by relaxing the blood vessels and lowering the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Q 3. Does Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet cause depression?

No, Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet does not cause depression. If you experience depression while taking this medication, consult your doctor as soon as possible.

Q 4. What should I avoid while taking Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet?

It is highly unsafe during pregnancy and causes developing defects in the baby, so avoid planning a pregnancy or inform your doctor if you are pregnant before taking Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet.

Q 5. What is the effect of Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet on the heart?

If a patient has a history of heart attack, stroke, or myocardial infarction, kindly inform your doctor before taking Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet, as it causes palpitation and irregular heartbeats.


Fact Box of Amlodac T 40mg/5mg Tablet

Molecule name: Telmisarta + Amlodipine

Therapeutic class: Anti-hypertensive agent 

Pharmacological class: Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist with calcium channel blockers

Indications: Treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension)


References

  1. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised on October 2011] [Accessed date 9th June 2023] Twynsta (telmisartan/amlodipine) tablet label (fda.gov)
  2. European medicines agency,  [Revised on 10th January 2022] [Accessed date 9th June 2023] Twynsta | European Medicines Agency (europa.eu)

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