Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Amlovas 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Amlovas 5 Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. In high blood pressure, it normalizes the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels to reduce the pressure on them, thereby improving the blood flow in the body. In heart-related chest pain (angina), the enhanced blood flow in the body relaxes the heart muscles by reducing the workload on the heart. It also improves the oxygen flow in the body, thereby, preventing any heart-related chest pain.
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Amlovas 5 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Amlovas 5 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Amlovas 5 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Amlovas 5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Amlovas 5 Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Amlovas 5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amlovas 5 Tablet is recommended.
Amlovas 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amlovas 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amlovas 5 Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.