Concor AM 2.5 Tablet
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Concor AM 2.5 Tablet

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Introduction

Concor AM 2.5 Tablet is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This is a combination of two medicines that controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure and thus reduces the chances of future heart attack and stroke.

“Concor AM 2.5 Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that effectively controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure and thus reduces the chances of future heart attack and stroke. It should be taken empty stomach preferably in the morning at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly as it may result in sudden increase of blood pressure. It should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. Some patients may develop swelling of ankle as a side effect of this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time.

Uses of Concor AM Tablet

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Side effects of Concor AM Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Concor AM

  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Ankle swelling
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Constipation
  • Cold extremities

How to use Concor AM Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Concor AM 2.5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Concor AM Tablet works

Concor AM 2.5 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and Bisoprolol, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while bisoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Concor AM 2.5 Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Concor AM 2.5 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Concor AM 2.5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Concor AM 2.5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Concor AM 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Concor AM 2.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.

Liver

CAUTION
Concor AM 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Concor AM 2.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Concor AM 2.5 Tablet is started at a lower dose in these patients and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.