“Concor AM 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
Common side effects of Concor AM
- Ankle swelling
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Slow heart rate
- Edema (swelling)
- Cold extremities
How to use Concor AM Tablet
How Concor AM Tablet works
Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
Concor AM 5 Tablet is started at a lower dose in these patients and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.