COMPOSITION: Each tablet contains :-
Amlodipine 5 mg
Metoprolol 50 mg
Amlodipine : belongs to a class of drugs called calcium channel blocker. It reduces the amount of calcium that enters the smooth muscles of the blood vessels and heart. As muscle cells require calcium to contract, reducing the flow of calcium causes the muscle cells to relax and blood vessels to dilate, reducing blood pressure, force and rate of the heartbeat. It improves blood and oxygen supply to the heart muscles.
Metoprolol : It works by relaxing blood vessels and slowing heart rate to improve blood flow and decrease blood pressure.Early intervention and start of metoprolol in myocardial infarction reduces infarct size and the incidence of ventricular fibrillation.
INDICATION . Hypertension.
DOSAGE : As directed by the physician.
SIDE EFFECTS : Facial flushing, Extreme tiredness, Abdominal or stomach pain, Drowsiness, Upset stomach, Swelling of hands and feet, Dizziness, Chest pain, Lightheadedness, Fainting, Pounding heartbeat, And headache.