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    Brand Name: ISTIN

    Generic Name: Amlodipine

    Generic for Istin* (Amlodipine) is a calcium-channel blocker used for the treatment and prevention of angina (chest pain) that is caused by coronary artery spasm. This medication works by relaxing coronary arteries. Generic for Istin* is also prescribed for lowering high blood pressure. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Istin* used for?

Generic for Istin* (Amlodipine) is a calcium-channel blocker used for the treatment and prevention of angina (chest pain) that is caused by coronary artery spasm. This medication works by relaxing coronary arteries. Generic for Istin* is also prescribed for lowering high blood pressure.This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Istin*?

The dosage of Generic for Istin* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician's instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Generic for Istin* can be taken with or without food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Istin*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Istin* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Istin*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Istin*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Istin*?

  • Nitroglycerin

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Istin*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Istin*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Istin* can interact with other high blood pressure medications as well as other chest pain medications.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Istin*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Istin* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Istin* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Istin* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Istin* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Istin* can cause side effects such as diarrhea, constipation, headache, drowsiness, insomnia, depression, nervousness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and dry mouth. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Istin*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Istin*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Istin* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Istin*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Istin*?
How will Generic for Istin* work in my body?
How should Generic for Istin* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Istin* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Istin* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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