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Asomex 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: S-Amlodipine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 09, 2019

This medication is known to be a calcium channel blocker. It effectively treats hypertension and angina. The drug reduces the effect of calcium in the body, increasing blood flow to and from the heart as well as the blood vessels in the body. This, in turn, lowers the blood pressure of the body, regulate erratic heartbeat and relaxes the heart.

The dosage of this medicine and the duration it needs to be taken depends on the extent of your condition. The tablet is most effective if the entire prescribed course is completed. Alcohol consumption should be avoided if you are taking this drug. It is not prescribed for pregnant and lactating women.

This medicine is prescribed for the following conditions:

Common side effects of this medicine include:

  • 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 within 6 to 12 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary.

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

  • Missed Dose instructions

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

The drug is a calcium channel blockers. 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 Alcohol


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


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Grapefruit juice

    Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended.

Ques: What is Asomex 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication has S-Amlodipine as an active ingredient present in it. It performs its action by lowering the blood pressure and relaxing the blood vessels.

Ques: What are the uses of Asomex 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: The tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like kidney disorders, strokes, and Hypertension.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Asomex 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: Painful urination, difficulty in breathing, muscle pain, joints pain and diarrhea are common side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Asomex 5 MG Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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