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AMCARD 5MG TABLET has the following salts in its composition

 1) Amlodipine

Uses Of AMCARD 5MG TABLET

Uses Of Salt: Amlodipine

Amlodipine is used for treating:

  • Pain-angina->Chest Pain (angina)
  • High blood pressure (Hypertension)
  • Other conditions caused due to coronary artery diseases.

Amlodipine works by dilating or widening of blood vessels, thus improving blood flow.

Side Effects Of AMCARD 5MG TABLET

Side Effects Of Salt: Amlodipine

Many people using Amlodipine don’t experience any side-effects. However, pl. consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side-effects:

  • Dizziness
  • Light headedness (Get up slowly while rising from a lying or sitting position, to lower the risk of dizziness and light headedness.)
  • Swelling ankles/feet
  • Flushing

Contraindications Of AMCARD 5MG TABLET

Contraindications Of Salt: Amlodipine

Patients having any of the following conditions should not take Amlodipine.

  • Severe Narrowing of the Aortic Heart Valve
  • Severely Low Blood Pressure
  • Severe Liver Disease

What Is Hypertension

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure in common language, is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. 

Symptoms Treated With AMCARD 5MG TABLET

What Are The Symptoms Of Hypertension

High blood pressure in itself usually does not cause symptoms, but long term high blood pressure is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss, stroke, heart failure, and chronic kidney disease.

Causes of diseases where AMCARD 5MG TABLET is used

What Are The Causes Of Hypertension

  • Wrong life style, lack of physical activity
  • Eating disorders
  • Old age, over weight
  • Smoking
  • Too much of salt in diet, alcohol
  • Obesity 

Worst Foods With AMCARD 5MG TABLET

What Are The Worst Foods For Hypertension

  • Limit your sodium intake to 1500 milligrams (less than one tablespoon) per day. Avoid foods like:
  • Pizza
  • Canned juices, processed foods
  • Fatty food, oily food
  • Pickle
  • The more an item stays in food, the more sodium it accumulates. Canned foods need to stay longer and need preservatives. Salt is a good preservative, used in most of the canned foods. However, the longer a vegetable stays in salt, the more sodium it accumulates. Hence, it is always suggested to eat freshly cooked food, then frozen or pre-cooked food.
  • Sugar
  • Coffee: People who have low blood pressure are recommended coffee as it increases blood pressure. Those with high BP should immediately stop drinking coffee as it contains caffeine, the main culprit of hypertension.
  • Alcohol: Having 3 drinks at a time can increase your blood pressure for a short while. Regularly drinking alcohol can result in long term hypertension.

Do's With Usage of AMCARD 5MG TABLET

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Hypertension

  • 30 minutes of yoga every day can help you reduce high blood pressure. Pranayama is the best yoga for controlling high BP.
  • Do conscious breathing for 3o minutes every day.
  • End your exercise with 5 minutes of Shavasana.
  • Do the brisk walk for 30 minutes a day.

Dont's With Usage Of AMCARD 5MG TABLET

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Hypertension

  • Do not stay awake till long. Have adequate sleep.
  • Reduce stress, avoid stressful situations.
  • Reduce weight, if you are obese.
  • Smoking 

  • Is this medicine effective?

    • Yes
      Percentage: 80%
    • No
      Percentage: 20%
  • What is the frequency of use?

    • Once a day
      Percentage: 29%
    • Twice a day
      Percentage: 29%
    • Thrice a day
      Percentage: 14%
    • Four times a day
      Percentage: 11%
    • More than 4 times a day
      Percentage: 14%
  • Have you been prescribed this medicine by a doctor?

    • Yes
      Percentage: 50%
    • No
      Percentage: 50%
  • How do you rate this medicine on price?

    • Very Economical
      Percentage: 20%
    • Economical
      Percentage: 20%
    • Just the right price
      Percentage: 20%
    • Expensive
      Percentage: 20%
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      Percentage: 20%
  • This page was last updated on 18-08-2017.

Uses Of AMCARD 5MG TABLET

Uses Of Salt: Amlodipine

Amlodipine is used for treating:

  • Pain-angina->Chest Pain (angina)
  • High blood pressure (Hypertension)
  • Other conditions caused due to coronary artery diseases.

Amlodipine works by dilating or widening of blood vessels, thus improving blood flow.

Side Effects Of AMCARD 5MG TABLET

Sideeffect Of Salt: Amlodipine

Many people using Amlodipine don’t experience any side-effects. However, pl. consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side-effects:

  • Dizziness
  • Light headedness (Get up slowly while rising from a lying or sitting position, to lower the risk of dizziness and light headedness.)
  • Swelling ankles/feet
  • Flushing

Contraindications Of AMCARD 5MG TABLET

Contraindications Of Salt: Amlodipine

Patients having any of the following conditions should not take Amlodipine.

  • Severe Narrowing of the Aortic Heart Valve
  • Severely Low Blood Pressure
  • Severe Liver Disease

Best Foods With AMCARD 5MG TABLET

What Are The Best Foods For Hypertension

  • Eat foods which are rich in potassium, magnesium and fibre. Some of the foods recommended for hypertension are:
  • Beetroots are considered the wonder food for high blood pressure. They contain nitrite, which opens the blood vessels and lowers blood pressure. Cook beetroots or drink juice, either way, it will be healthy for you.
  • Add spices like garlic, basil leaves, ginger, cumin to spice up your meals. This will make up for the lack of the taste of food, caused by low salt.
  • Grains
  • Green, leafy vegetables
  • Low-fat dairy products, Yogurt (fat-free)
  • Lean meat, poultry products
  • Nuts, seeds, and legumes
  • Fruits like Apples, apricots, broccoli, carrots, bananas, mangoes, melons, pineapples, oranges, peaches, and strawberries.
  • Collards, green beans, green peas, kale, dates, grapes, lima beans, potatoes, raisins, sweet potatoes, spinach, squash, tomatoes. 

Worst Foods With AMCARD 5MG TABLET

What Are The Worst Foods For Hypertension

  • Limit your sodium intake to 1500 milligrams (less than one tablespoon) per day. Avoid foods like:
  • Pizza
  • Canned juices, processed foods
  • Fatty food, oily food
  • Pickle
  • The more an item stays in food, the more sodium it accumulates. Canned foods need to stay longer and need preservatives. Salt is a good preservative, used in most of the canned foods. However, the longer a vegetable stays in salt, the more sodium it accumulates. Hence, it is always suggested to eat freshly cooked food, then frozen or pre-cooked food.
  • Sugar
  • Coffee: People who have low blood pressure are recommended coffee as it increases blood pressure. Those with high BP should immediately stop drinking coffee as it contains caffeine, the main culprit of hypertension.
  • Alcohol: Having 3 drinks at a time can increase your blood pressure for a short while. Regularly drinking alcohol can result in long term hypertension.

Symptoms Treated With AMCARD 5MG TABLET

What Are The Symptoms Of Hypertension

High blood pressure in itself usually does not cause symptoms, but long term high blood pressure is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss, stroke, heart failure, and chronic kidney disease.

Causes of diseases where AMCARD 5MG TABLET is used

What Are The Causes Of Hypertension

  • Wrong life style, lack of physical activity
  • Eating disorders
  • Old age, over weight
  • Smoking
  • Too much of salt in diet, alcohol
  • Obesity 

Do's With Usage of AMCARD 5MG TABLET

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Hypertension

  • 30 minutes of yoga every day can help you reduce high blood pressure. Pranayama is the best yoga for controlling high BP.
  • Do conscious breathing for 3o minutes every day.
  • End your exercise with 5 minutes of Shavasana.
  • Do the brisk walk for 30 minutes a day.

Dont's With Usage Of AMCARD 5MG TABLET

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Hypertension

  • Do not stay awake till long. Have adequate sleep.
  • Reduce stress, avoid stressful situations.
  • Reduce weight, if you are obese.
  • Smoking 

AMCARD 5MG TABLET has the following salts in its composition

 1) Amlodipine

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