Amlokind H Tablet

Amlokind H Tablet

Mankind Pharma Ltd
Uses of Amlokind H Tablet:
High blood pressure, Oedema, High blood pressure, Chest pain (Angina)
Composition of Amlokind H Tablet:
Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg + Amlodipine 5mg
₹19.5
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SKU: PC-588
Product Description: Amlokind H Tablet is manufactured by Mankind Pharma Ltd
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Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Uses

Hydrochlorothiazide is generally used in treatment of high blood pressure and oedema Used in treatement of oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
Amlodipine is generally used in treatment of chest pain (Angina) and high blood pressure

Side effects

  • Abdominal pain
  • Altered blood lipids
  • Ankle swelling
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Dizziness
  • ears
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Fatigue
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Headache
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Nausea
  • neck and trunk)
  • Palpitations
  • Sleepiness

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Hydrochlorothiazide, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Hydrochlorothiazide is to be taken with food.
Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Amlodipine, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Amlodipine is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.

How it works

Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic drug. It helps lower blood pressure and swelling by eliminiating the excessive electrolytes and water from the body. It also helps in relaxing the blood vessles, thus improving the blood flow.
Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. It relaxes the blood vessels to make the heart pump blood more efficiently throughout the body & help improve the condition.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic,which increases the excretion of urine?
It is recommended to follow your doctor advice before using this medication.

Q. Is Hydrochlorothiazide a statin/ opiate?
Hydrochlorothiazide is the derivative of chlorothiazide.

Q. Is Hydrochlorothiazide bad for your kidneys?
(Name) is safe, if used as per the dose prescribed by the doctor. If you have any kidney ailments, consult your doctor regarding the usage of this drug.

Q. Can I take Hydrochlorothiazide with lisinopril/ ibuprofen/ synthroid/ aspirin/ potassium/ phentermine/ losartan/ naproxen/ magnesium/ vitamins?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of Hydrochlorothiazide. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide cause diabetes/ erectile dysfunction/ weight loss/ gout/ constipation/tinnitus/ potassium loss?
The mentioned side effects are uncommon or rare. It is recommended to consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effcts.

Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide have sulfa in it?
Hydrochlorothiazide is chemically known as 6-chloro- 3, 4-dihydro-2 H-1, 2, 4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1, 1-dioxide and has sulfa in it.

Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide clean your system?
Hydrochlorothiazide doesn't clean your system, whereas it decreases the fluid in the body.

Q. What is Amlodipine used for?
Amlodipine is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), angina pectoris (pain in the chest caused by blockages in the arteries leading to the heart) or chest pain classed as vasospastic angina pectoris (or Prinzmetal’s angina).

Q. Is Amlodipine a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Amlodipine is a Calcium channel blocker. In patients with high blood pressure, it works by relaxing blood vessels, so blood passes through them more simply. In patients with angina, it works by rising blood supply to the heart muscle, that then receives more oxygen, and hence, prevents chest pain. It doesn't give immediate relief of chest pain from angina.

Q. Is Amlodipine safe?
Amlodipine is safe to use, provided you follow the doctor's advice on using the medication.

Q. Can I take Amlodipine at night?
Amlodipine may be taken at night. you must take Amlodipine at the same time every day with a glass of water.

Q. Can I take Amlodipine and aspirin?
As of now no drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two and can be taken together. However, to be on safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Amlodipine with sildenafil?
Amlodipine and sildenafil both cause lowering of blood pressure. So, taking the two medicines together could be harmful. consult your physician before taking them together.

Q. Is Amlodipine a beta blocker?
Amlodipine belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers. It is not a beta blocker.

Q. Is Amlodipine safe for kidneys?
Amlodipine isn't known to damage kidneys. However Amlodipine will cause urinary disorders like issue in passing urine, increase the necessity to urinate at night, increased number of times of passing urine as an uncommon side effect.

Q. Is Amlodipine a diuretic?
Amlodipine belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers. It is not a diuretic.

Q. Is Amlodipine a blood thinner?
Amlodipine belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers. It is not a blood thinner.

Q. Is Amlodipine a statin?
Amlodipine belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers. It is not a statin.

Q. Is Amlodipine an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Amlodipine belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers. It is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor..

Q. Does Amlodipine cause tachycardia?
Amlodipine will rarely cause changes in heart rate, which might be a rise (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate(bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Amlodipine.

Q. Does Amlodipine cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Amlodipine will cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Consult your doctor if you have got pedal oedemawhereas taking Amlodipine .

Q. Does Amlodipine increase creatinine?
Amlodipine has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have got increased creatinine levels while taking Amlodipine as it needs correct diagnosis and management.

Q. Does Amlodipine cause erectile dysfunction?
one of the uncommon side effect of Amlodipine is Erectile dysfunction. Consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Amlodipine.

Q. Does Amlodipine cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?
Amlodipine will rarely cause changes in heart rate, which might be a rise (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate(bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Amlodipine.

Q. Does Amlodipine cause weight gain?
Amlodipine may cause changes in weight, it can either cause weight gain or weight loss. However, these changes are very rare. Consult your physician if you experience a change in weight while taking Amlodipine.

Q. Does Amlodipine cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Amlodipine will cause joint pain (arthralgia). Consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Amlodipine .

Q. Does Amlodipine cause cough?
Amlodipine will cause cough, however it's a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Amlodipine .

Q. Does Amlodipine cause dry mouth?
Amlodipine will cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth when taking Amlodipine .

Q. Can I take Amlodipine without food?
Amlodipine may be taken before or after food. Amlodipine should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Amlodipine should not be taken with grapefruit juice.

Q. Can I take Amlodipine with milk?
There are no specific recommendations on the utilization of Amlodipine with milk. However, it may be taken before or after food and drinks.

Q. Can I take Amlodipine with lisinopril?
Amlodipine and lisinopril can be taken together. No drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, as both the medicines have a blood pressure lowering effect, interactions can occur. So, consult your physician before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Amlodipine with ibuprofen?
Amlodipine and ibuprofen can be taken together. No drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur. Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Amlodipine with metoprolol?
Amlodipine and metoprolol each have a blood pressure lowering result. So, taking both the medicines together will be harmful. consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together..

Q. Can I take Amlodipine with losartan?
Amlodipine and losartan each have a blood pressure lowering result. So, taking both the medicines together will be harmful. consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Amlodipine with ramipril?
Amlodipine and ramipril both have a blood pressure lowering effect. Taking both the medicines together will be harmful. So, consult your doctor before taking the 2 medicines together.

Q. Can I take Amlodipine with simvastatin?
Amlodipine can increase the levels of simvastatin and causing an increased tendency towards myopathy (muscle pain) and rhabdomyolysis (increased breakdown of muscle). consult your doctor the dose of simvastatin may need to be reduced when giving along with Amlodipine .

Q. Can I take Amlodipine with atorvastatin?
Amlodipine and atorvastatin can be taken together. No drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur as interactions have been reported between simvastatin (belongs to the same class). So, Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can the use of Amlodipine cause gout?
Amlodipine is not known to cause gout. However, It may cause joint pains (arthralgia). Consult your doctor in case you have any signs and symptoms of gout as you may need treatment for the same.

Expert Advice

  • Hydrochlorothiazide helps lower blood pressure and also removes excess water from your body.Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.Monitor your blood pressure after starting Hydrochlorothiazide, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
  • You have been prescribed Amlodipine to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Amlodipine. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you’re sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
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