Asomex- LT Tabs 30s

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Asomex LT (2.5/50 mg) Tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of high blood pressure. Patients are advised to maintain a strict exercise and diet regimen along with this medicine to get the best possible effect.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Asomex LT (2.5/50 mg) Tablet

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Chest tightness
  • Black or tarry stools
  • Blurred vision
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Flushing
  • Indigestion
  • Anxiety
  • Back pain
  • Pruritus
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Trouble sleeping

    When not to use it?

    Allergy
    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to S-amlodipine, other calcium-channel blockers, losartan, or any other angiotensin receptor blockers.

    Aliskiren

    Coadministration of aliskiren and this combination of medicine is not recommended due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population and in patients with diabetes and kidney diseases.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population

    Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women except in life-threatening conditions. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

    Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.
    General warnings

    Coronary artery diseases

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with coronary artery diseases since it may worsen the patient’s condition. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    Impaired liver function

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    Hyperkalemia

    This medicine may increase potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia). This may cause serious side effects such as fatal cardiac rhythm irregularities. It is advised to avoid potassium-rich foods (potatoes, bananas) and other medicines that may increase potassium levels (potassium-sparing diuretics and potassium supplements) during treatment with this medicine.

    Pediatric population

    This medicine is not recommended for use in children since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

    Aortic stenosis

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from aortic stenosis due to the increased risk of very low blood pressure. Close monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    Driving and operating machines

    This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

    Interactions

    All drugs interact differently from person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
    Interaction with Alcohol

    Description

    N/A

    Instructions

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
    Interaction with Medicine

    Carbamazepine

    Itraconazole

    Lithium

    Corticosteroids

    Rifampicin

    Aliskiren

    Captopril

    Insulin

    Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines

    Disease interactions

    Cardiogenic shock

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a cardiogenic shock since it may worsen the patient’s condition.

    Congestive heart failure

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with congestive heart failure since it may worsen the patient’s condition. Close monitoring of blood pressure, electrolyte level, and heart function are recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
    Food interactions
    Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects such as dizziness, headache, swelling of hands and feet, etc.
    Lab interactions
    Information not available.
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