About Amlopres: Amlopres (Amlodipine Besilate) is used to lower high blood pressure (hypertension).
How to use Amlopres
Amlopres (Amlodipine Besilate) is used to lower high blood pressure (hypertension). There are usually no symptoms of hypertension. The only way of knowing that you have hypertension is to have your blood pressure checked on a regular basis. If high blood pressure is not treated it can lead to serious health problems.
Amlopres (Amlodipine Besilate) belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium ion antagonists. They work by widening your blood vessels, making it easier for your heart to pump blood around the body and help increase the supply of blood and oxygen to your heart. Calcium channel blockers do not change the amount of calcium in your blood or bones.
Amlopres (Amlodipine Besilate) is also used to treat angina pectoris. Angina is a pain or uncomfortable feeling in the chest, often spreading to the arms or neck, and sometimes to the shoulders and back. The pain of angina is due to a shortage of oxygen to the heart.
Amlopres (Amlodipine Besilate) is provided as tablets for oral administration. However, a full medical consultation is required prior to beginning treatment. This is so that your physician can determine the correct dosage and suitability of this drug. Only take the amount of medicine that your physician tells you to take.
Amlopres Side Effects
Amlopres (Amlodipine Besilate) may cause side effects. You are advised to discuss the risk of this with your physician prior to commencing treatment. Some side effects may be serious and require immediate medical attention.
If you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction, seek emergency medical attention. Possible symptoms include difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, swelling, chest tightness, skin rashes, and hives.
Amlopres (Amlodipine Besilate) should only be used as instructed and prescribed by your physician or pharmacist. Do not alter your dosage unless specifically instructed to do so by either of the above. Dosage and usage often depends on the severity of the condition, as well as the patient`s medical history and current health condition.
Before you begin using this medication, ensure your physician is aware of the following:
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you have any allergies.
If you have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.