What is Amodep AT?

Amodep AT Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Hypertension, Severe Pain In Chest, Arrhythmias, Myocardial Infarction, Angina and other conditions.

Amodep AT Tablet contains Amlodipine, and Atenolol as active ingredients.

Amodep AT Tablet works by relaxing the muscle cells thus reducing blood pressure, force and rate of heartbeat; blocking receptors resulting in slowing of heart rate and reducing oxygen demand.

How it works

Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.

Atenolol blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces heartbeat, blood pressure, and strain on the heart following a heart attack.

What are the uses of Amodep AT?

Amodep AT Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Hypertension, Severe Pain In Chest, Arrhythmias, Myocardial Infarction, Angina and other conditions.

The complete list of uses and indications for Amodep AT Tablet is as follows:

  • Hypertension
  • Severe Pain In Chest
  • Arrhythmias
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Angina

What are the side-effects of Amodep AT Tablet?

The most commonly reported side-effects of Amodep AT Tablet are swelling of ankle, low blood pressure, chest discomfort, hypersensitivity reactions, swelling of part, and swelling of whole body.

The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from the use of Amodep AT Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Swelling Of Ankle
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Chest Discomfort
  • Hypersensitivity Reactions
  • Swelling Of Part
  • Swelling Of Whole Body
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Unusual Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Rash
  • Facial Redness
  • Flushing
  • Cold Hands Or Feet
  • Slowing Of Heart Rate
  • Disturbed Sleep
  • Loose Motion
  • Pain In Muscles
  • Sweating
  • Abnormal Blood Counts
  • Confusion
  • Urge To Vomit
  • Constipation
  • Feeling Tired
  • Leg Pain
  • Lethargy
  • Skin Rashes
  • Dry Eyes
  • Bronchospasm
  • Extremities
  • Impotence
  • Abnormal Sensation
  • 2Nd Or 3Rd Degree Av Block

Amodep AT Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Amodep AT Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

Relaxing the muscle cells thus reducing blood pressure, force and rate of heartbeat.

Blocking receptors resulting in slowing of heart rate and reducing oxygen demand.

Amodep AT Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Avoid sudden position changes
  • CHF
  • Cessation should be done gradually over 7-14 days along with patient monitoring
  • Check your blood pressure
  • Children
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery

Amodep AT Tablet – Drug Interactions

If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Amodep AT Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Amodep AT Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Amiodarone
  • Calcium
  • Digoxin
  • Diltiazem
  • Disopyramide
  • Grapefruit juice

Amodep AT Tablet – Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Amodep AT Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Amodep AT Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions:

  • Aortic stenosis
  • COPD sick sinus syndrome
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Manifested heart failure
  • Overt cardiac failure

Amodep AT Tablet – Frequently asked Questions

Is Amodep AT Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?

Amlodipine: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.

Is Amodep AT Tablet safe while breastfeeding?

Amlodipine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Atenolol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Can Amodep AT Tablet be used for hypertension and severe pain in chest?

Yes, hypertension and severe pain in chest are among the most common reported uses for Amodep AT Tablet. Please do not use Amodep AT Tablet for hypertension and severe pain in chest without consulting first with your doctor. Click here to find out what other patients report as common uses for Amodep AT Tablet.

How long do I need to use Amodep AT Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

TabletWise.com website users have reported same day and 3 months as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Amodep AT Tablet. Click here to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Amodep AT Tablet.

Should I consume Amodep AT Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

TabletWise.com website users have most commonly reported consuming Amodep AT Tablet #After Food#. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here to find out what other patients report as timing of using Amodep AT Tablet.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Amodep AT Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Amodep AT Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.

Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?

Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.

Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?

Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

 

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