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Adp 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Caplet India Private Limited
Medicine composition: Amlodipine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 02, 2019

Adp 5 MG Tablet acts as a calcium channel blocker that improves blood flow by dilating blood vessels. It is used to treat angina, high blood pressure and coronary heart disease. It is recommended in case of heart failure if other medications fail to work. Adp 5 MG Tablet is administered orally and its effects last for at least a day.

Some side effects of Adp 5 MG Tablet include swelling, abdominal pain, feeling tired and nausea. Serious side effects include low blood pressure or a mild heart attack. The medicine may not be safe to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Dosage should be low for elderly people and for those with liver problems. If you have heart problems then intake of Adp 5 MG Tablet may increase your health problems. It is not approved to be used by anyone who is 6 years of age or younger. Intake of alcohol along with this medicine may increase its side effects.

The usual dose for Adp 5 MG Tablet is 5mg to 10 mg, taken orally once a day for as long as prescribed the doctor. The dosage is later adjusted depending on your reaction to the first dose. It is often times used in combination with other anti-hypertensive and anti-anginal medicines. If you miss a dose then take the next dose as soon as possible. If it is nearly time for the next one, then you should skip the missed dose. In case of overdosing, seek medical attention immediately.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.
  • Hypertension

    Adp 5 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension which is an increase in the blood pressure caused by genetic and environmental factors.
  • Angina Pectoris

    Adp 5 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Angina Pectoris which is a type of heart disease characterized by chest pain caused due to emotional stress and smoking.
  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known allergy to Adp 5 MG Tablet or any medicine of the same class.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of approximately 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 6 to 12 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is recommended only if clearly needed and no other safer alternative is available.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Clear data is not available on the use of this medicine in breastfeeding women. This medicine should be used only if clearly needed and no other safer alternative is available.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Adp 5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
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This medicine belongs to the class of a calcium channel blocker. It works by inhibiting the entry of calcium into the cardiac and vascular smooth muscles and prevents the contraction of the muscles and thereby reduces the blood pressure.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Hypotension

    Adp 5 MG Tablet is not recommended in patients suffering from hypotension or cardiogenic shock as it further reduces the blood pressure.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Grapefruit juice

    Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended as it increases the concentration of Adp 5 MG Tablet. Inform the doctor if you experience dizziness, headache, swelling of hands and feet is necessary.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Carbamazepine

    The desired effect of Adp 5 MG Tablet will not be achieved if taken with carbamazepine. Inform the doctor if you are on either of the medicines. Frequent monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. An alternate medicine or suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

    Dexamethasone

    The desired effect of Adp 5 MG Tablet will not be achieved if taken with dexamethasone. This interaction is more likely to happen if dexamethasone is taken for more than a week. Inform the doctor if you are on either of the medicines. Frequent monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. An alternate medicine or suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

    Itraconazole

    Itraconazole may increase the concentration of Adp 5 MG Tablet and may cause serious adverse effects such as fluid retention, irregular heart rhythm, and low blood pressure. Inform the doctor if you are on either of the medicines. Frequent monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. An alternate medicine or suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

    Rifampin

    The desired effect of Adp 5 MG Tablet will not be achieved if taken with rifampin. Inform the doctor if you are on either of the medicines. Frequent monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. An alternate medicine or suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
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