What is Xirtam used for?
Xirtam H Tablet 10’s belongs to a group of medications called ‘anti-hypertensives’ primarily used for lowering high blood pressure (hypertension) by removing extra fluid (electrolytes) from the body. High blood pressure is a chronic condition in which the blood’s force against the artery wall is high.
What does amlodipine besylate do?
Amlodipine is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). If you have high blood pressure, taking amlodipine helps prevent future heart disease, heart attacks and strokes.
What is Arbitel am?
ARBITEL AM TABLET is an anti-hypertensive drug that treats high blood pressure (hypertension). ARBITEL AM TABLET lowers the blood pressure by widening and relaxing blood vessels. ARBITEL AM TABLET consists of two medicines, namely: Telmisartan and Amlodipine.
How does high blood pressure medication work?
Blood pressure medicines work in different ways to lower blood pressure: Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) keep your blood vessels from narrowing as much. Calcium channel blockers prevent calcium from entering the muscle cells of your heart and blood vessels.
Is amlodipine harmful to the kidneys?
Amlodipine and lisinopril should not cause kidney damage and in fact are used to treat high blood pressure and slow the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
What are the side effects of Arbitel am?
Side effects of Arbitel-AM Tablet
- Ankle swelling.
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Upset stomach.
Is telmisartan a calcium channel blocker?
What is amlodipine and telmisartan? Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow. Telmisartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist that keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.
What is the best time to take amlodipine?
It does not matter what time of day you take amlodipine (morning or evening) but it is best to take it at the same time every day, when you are most likely to remember, for more even blood levels and therefore effectiveness. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that dilates blood vessels and improves blood flow.