Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate)
What is Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate) used for?
Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate) is an oral calcium channel blocker used to treat patients suffering from hypertension or angina. The medication relaxes blood vessels throughout the body to allow easier circulation and reduce the amount of work placed on the heart. This can reduce the occurrence of symptoms associated with these conditions such as faintness, tinnitus, vertigo, or chest pain. Your doctor may also recommend the use of this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate)?
Always use Amlip (Amlopidine Besilate) according to your doctor`s instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. The typical dosage is one tablet administered each day, but your individual instructions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a meal or snack is suggested before use if you experience nausea. Do not chew, split, or crush the tablets prior to use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate)?
Amlip (Amlopidine Besilate) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are faintness, irregular heartbeats, chest pain, trouble breathing, or abnormal swelling of the extremities. Contact your doctor as soon as you experience any worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate) should not be administered to patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, children under the age of six, allergies to calcium-channel blockers, or who have cardiogenic shock, hypotension, unstable heart failure, aortic stenosis, or unstable angina. Also disclose if you have heart failure, porphyrias, or decreased liver function as these conditions may cause unexpected health complications requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Amlip may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.