AMCHEK Z TABLET is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension).
Side Effects :
. headache, dizziness, sleepiness (especially at the beginning of treatment) . palpitations (awareness of the heart beat), flushing . abdominal pain, feeling sick (nausea) . ankle swelling (oedema), tiredness . low blood pressure . debility . fatigue . too less sugar in the blood (hypoglycaemia) . too much potassium in the blood (hyperkalaemia) . changes in kidney function including kidney failure . reduced number of red blood cells (anaemia) . increase in blood urea, serum creatinine and serum potassium in patients with heart failure
AMCHEK Z TABLET The tablets should be swallowed with a glass of water, with or without food. Patients should try to take their daily dose at about the same time each day.
AMCHEK Z TABLET Amlodipine lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not have to pump as hard. Losartan works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
Pregnancy: Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant. Consult your doctor. Alcohol: Avoid drinking alcohol. Driving: If this medicine makes somebody feel sick, dizzy or tired, or cause a headache, do not drive or use machines and contact the doctor immediately.
Kidney: Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you have any kidney disease. LIver: Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you have any liver disease.
Tell your doctor before using this medicine if you have: . angiooedema (swelling of the face, lips, throat and/or tongue) . vomiting or diarrhoea leading to an extreme loss of fluid and/or salt in the body . receive diuretics . are known to have narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels leading to the kidneys or if they have received a kidney transplant recently . heart failure . have problems with their heart valves or heart muscle . coronary heart disease . suffer from primary hyperaldosteronism (a syndrome associated with increased secretion of the hormone aldosterone by the adrenal gland, caused by an abnormality within the gland) . recent heart attack . severe increase in blood pressure (hypertensive crisis) . are elderly and their dose needs to be increased
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.