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Get Complete Medical Information About Amlodipine 5 Mg Telmisartan 40 Mg Hydrochlorothiazide 12 5 Mg Tablet Including Its Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Expert Advice, Faqs Of Amlodipine 5 Mg Telmisartan 40 Mg Hydrochlorothiazide 12 5 Mg Tablet On Zoylo.com.

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INFORMATION ABOUT AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG uses

AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG is a combination of three drugs: Telmisartan (Angiotensin-II Receptor Blocker), Amlodipine (Calcium Channel Blocker) and Hydrochlorothiazide (Thiazide diuretic). It is used to lower blood pressure in hypertensive patients.

Common side-effects

• Dizziness
• Diarrhoea
• Upper respiratory infections
• Electrolyte imbalance
• Difficulty sleeping

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

• Take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG irrespective of meals. Try to take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG at the same time daily for best results.
• Take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with caution if you have liver problems or kidney disease.
• If you have drinking and smoking habits, you are urged to quit them as they can worsen your symptoms of hypertension
• Continue taking AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG even when you feel better until your doctor instructs you to stop. Hypertension often does not show any symptoms until it becomes severe. Stopping the medication in the middle of the treatment may pose a risk of high blood pressure and cardiac problems. Taking medicines regularly will help to keep your blood pressure under control.
• Always keep your doctor informed about all the medicines you are taking currently, or have taken in the past, including over-the-counter medicines and herbal medicines.
• Drive only if you are mentally alert and physically stable.
• If you have an appointment for surgery, inform your doctor about your use of AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG. 
• Avoid foods with high salt content. Drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated.
• Try to take plenty of water and fluids to stay hydrated. Exercises such as walking, jogging, swimming etc., can help bringing blood pressure to normal levels and keep you healthy.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) What is AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG used for? A) AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG belongs to a group of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used to lower blood pressure in the patients with high blood pressure. Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the heart pumps blood with more force than usual and the pressure exerted by the blood on blood vessels increases. This results in more pressure on the heart. If hypertension is untreated, it can result in severe conditions including heart attack. It can be difficult to self-diagnose hypertension because in most cases, it doesn't show any symptoms, until the condition becomes severe. Ask your doctor to check your blood pressure whenever you visit a doctor.
Q) Can AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG cure high blood pressure? A) No, AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG does not cure high blood pressure. Currently, there is no cure for high blood pressure. Only its symptoms can be treated. Once you get high blood pressure, you will have to live with it all your life. With correct medication, living with hypertension is not difficult.
Q) Can I take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG if I have low potassium levels? A) No, it is recommended not to take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG if you have low levels of potassium in your blood. When you take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG, you may experience frequent urge to urination. When water leaves our body in the form of urine, it takes sodium and potassium ions with it. As a result, the potassium levels in your body may decrease. If you already have low potassium levels, speak with your doctor as he may suggest alternative therapy.
Q) Can I take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with aliskiren? A) No, it is highly recommended not to take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with aliskiren. AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG contains a drug named telmisartan, an angiotensin-II receptor blocker. When aliskiren is taken along with telmisartan, it may result in serious adverse effects such as fall in blood pressure, kidney problems or hyperkalaemia (high levels of potassium). If you are taking aliskiren and your doctor prescribes you AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG, inform your doctor.
Q) Can I take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with simvastatin? A) No, you are suggested not to take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with simvastatin. AMLODIPINE 5 MG + TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG contains a drug called amlodipine, which is a calcium channel blocker. When amlodipine and simvastatin are taken together, metabolism of simvastatin is slowed down. This results in accumulation of simvastatin in the body. This may lead to harmful effects.

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