2.Brand Names of Amlopidine Besilate
This medicine is easily available in the market by it’s generic name Amlopidine Besilate. Some Pharma companies have given it’s brand name which is different according to each company but the chemical composition is same. Branded Medicine may be expensive than generic medicine. Some example of branded name are as follow
Beside this you can also get with others name in the medical shop.
3. Uses of Amlopidine Besilate
Now we will discuss about uses of medicine in which disease it is uses. It is used to treat Hypertension in which Blood Pressure of Patients increases. [Normal Blood Pressure is 120/80 where 120 is systolic and 80 is dystolic ].
The name of other disease is coronary artery disease. in which symptoms like Pain in the chest, arm,neck,shoulder then this medicine is prescribed to the patients. Any High Blood Pressure Patients are taking anti-hypertensive medicine like Losartin / Enalapril/Atenolol. If Blood pressure is not controlled then Amlopidine is given in combination therapy with them.
4.Side Effect of Amlopidine
It safe medicine so commonly it does not cause any side effect. In cases of overdoses or other problem patients may faces problem like
-Swelling in the Leg and ankle
-Pain in the abdominal area
-Warm sensation on the face
-Heart Rate increases irregular
-size of blood vessel may increases which causes low blood pressure
Beside these if any others side effect are seen the stop taking this medicine and as soon as possible contact your Doctor so that further treatment can be given.
5.Why Blood Pressure is increased?
First of all we will know how Blood plood pressure is increased. There is a calcium ion which contract the cell of vasculsar smooth or cardiac muscles cell. due to which rate of blood flow increased in the narrow space and blood pressure increases.
.If you have:-
.Cirrhosis of lever
.congenital narrowing of aorta
6.Mechanism of Action of Amlopidine
Amlopidine controls or stop the movement of calcium ion in the vascular smooth muscles cell. and cardiac muscles cell due to which blood vessel does not become narrow and blood flow normal.
7. Amlopidine Dosage
It is available in the market 2.5 mg ,5mg, 10mg strength.
5mg Amlopidine tablet for one time early in the morning after breakfast. You can also take in empety stomach.