FAQs ABOUT AMCARD AT TABLET
Q: What are the uses of AMCARD AT TABLET?
A: AMCARD AT TABLET is used to treat hypertension and angina. It can also be used to prevent heart attack among heart patients.
Q: What type of a medicine is AMCARD AT TABLET?
A: AMCARD AT TABLET is an antihypertensive medicine. It relaxes blood vessels which improves blood flow and oxygen supply to the heart. It also slows down the heartbeat which makes the heart to pump more blood with lesser force.
Q: What happens when I stop taking AMCARD AT TABLET?
A: Do not stop taking AMCARD AT TABLET without consulting your doctor as your blood pressure may raise once again. Make sure to take AMCARD AT TABLET for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results.
Q: What is the best time to take AMCARD AT TABLET?
A: AMCARD AT TABLET can be taken with or without meals. Your doctor will decide the best time for you to take AMCARD AT TABLET based on your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: What to do if I forgot to take a dose of AMCARD AT TABLET?
A: If you have missed a dose of AMCARD AT TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of AMCARD AT TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of AMCARD AT TABLET to compensate the missed ones.
Q: What precautions should be followed while taking AMCARD AT TABLET?
A: Before taking AMCARD AT TABLET, inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have severe high or low blood pressure, or other heart problems (such as narrowing of the arteries, cardiogenic shock or a recent heart attack). Consult your doctor before taking AMCARD AT TABLET if you are pregnant and breastfeeding. Regularly visit your doctor and take all the necessary blood test recommended by your doctor without fail.
Q: Can I consume alcohol while taking AMCARD AT TABLET?
A: Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking AMCARD AT TABLET as it might make you feel dizzier and drowsier.
Q: What happens if I accidentally take more AMCARD AT TABLET?
A: If you or anyone else accidentally took more AMCARD AT TABLET, consult your doctor immediately. Symptoms of overdosage might include dizziness, fainting, light-headedness, weakness, shock, cool or clampy skin and shortness of breath.
Q: Can I take AMCARD AT TABLET daily?
A: Take AMCARD AT TABLET as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether can you take AMCARD AT TABLET every day or not.
Q: Can AMCARD AT TABLET cause ankle swelling?
A: AMCARD AT TABLET may cause edema or swelling of ankles in few patients. If you experience ankle swelling, keep your legs on a table or slightly elevated from the ground level. If this symptom bothers you, contact your doctor.
Q: What are the side effects of AMCARD AT TABLET?
A: The most common side effects of taking AMCARD AT TABLET are swelling of ankles or other body parts, headache, dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness, racing heartbeat, indigestion, constipation, muscle cramps, cold hands and feet and slow heartbeat. Contact your doctor if any of these side effects trouble you.
Q: Can I stop taking AMCARD AT TABLET once my symptoms subside?
A: No. Do not stop taking AMCARD AT TABLET without consulting your doctor. As hypertension is a chronic condition, long term treatment may be necessary to control its symptoms. Therefore, take AMCARD AT TABLET as advised by your doctor for the stipulated duration. Premature discontinuation of therapy may increase your blood pressure once again.
Q: Can AMCARD AT TABLET be taken during pregnancy?
A: AMCARD AT TABLET should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
Q: Can the use of AMCARD AT TABLET affect the liver?
A: Yes. AMCARD AT TABLET may affect the way your liver work. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Q: Can AMCARD AT TABLET cause erectile dysfunction?
A: AMCARD AT TABLET may cause problems in erection in few individuals. Consult your doctor if it bothers you.