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      Lodopin Tablets 10Mg (1 Strip = 10 Tablets)

      Brand : martin dow

      Rs. 103.80

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      Lodopin Tablets Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)

      Yes

      Generics

      Amlodipine Besylate

      Used For

      Hypertension

      How it works

      The mechanism of the antihypertensive action of amlodipine is due to direct relaxant effect on vascular smooth muscle. The precise mechanism by which amlodipine relieves angina has not been fully determined but amlodipine reduces total ischemic burden by the following two actions. Amlodipine dilates peripheral arterioles thus, reduces the total peripheral resistance (after load) against which the heart works.

      Lodopin Tablets Usage And Safety

      Dosage

      Amlodipine Besylate

      Side Effects

      Amlodipine Besylate is well tolerated; the most commonly observed side effects were headache, edema, fatigue, nausea, flushing and dizziness.

      Drug Interactions

      Azole antifungals , erythromycin , cyclosporins , sildenafil , rifampicin , dantrolene , simvastatin , tacrolimus , other antihypertensives , grape fruit juice.

      Indication

      Amlodipine Besylate is indicated for the first line treatment of hypertension and can be used as the sole agent to control blood pressure in the majority of patients.Amlodipine Besylate is indicated for the first line treatment of myocardial ischemia whether due to fixed obstruction (stable angina) and/ or vasospasm/vasoconstriction (prinzmetal’s or variant angina) of coronary vasculature.

      When not to Use

      Amlodipine Besylate is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to dihydropyridines.

      Lodopin Tablets Precautions

      Precaution

      Amlodipine Besylate used at similar doses in elderly or younger patients, is equally well tolerated. Therefore, normal dosage regimens are recommended.

      Lodopin Tablets Warnings

      Warning 1

      Changes in Amlodipine Besylate plasma concentrations are not correlated with degree of renal impairment. Amlodipine Besylate may be used in such patients at normal doses.

      Warning 2

      Amlodipine Besylate half life is prolonged in patients with impaired liver function, the drug should therefore be administered with caution in these patients.

      Warning 3

      Safety of Amlodipine Besylate in human pregnancy or lactation has not been established.

      Lodopin Tablets Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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