Olmecar Plus 20/12.512.5mg+20mg
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Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely pres... View More
Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to ... View More
Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 may be needed. Please c... View More
Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 may be needed. Please consult y... View More
Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 is a combination of two medicines. It helps to control high blood pressure in different ways. If high blood pressure is not treated... View More
Uses of Olmecar Plus 20/12.5
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Olmecar Plus 20/12.5
- Taste change
- Upset stomach
- Electrolyte imbalance
- Glucose intolerance
- Increased blood lipid level
- Increased blood uric acid
- Decreased blood pressure
How to use Olmecar Plus 20/12.5
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. Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 may b... View More
How Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 works
Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 is a combination of two medicines: Hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan which lower blood pressure effectively. Hydrochlorothiazide i... View More
- You have been prescribed Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 for the treatment of high blood pressure.
- It can be taken with or without food.
- Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, very dry mouth or muscle weakne... View More
- It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
- Use of Olmecar Plus 20/12.5 during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
- It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.
Hypertension, Diabetic nephropathy
May be taken with or without food.
Hypertension Initial: 20 mg/12.5 mg PO qDay May increase to 40 mg/25 mg after 2 weeks Hepatic Impairment Dose adjustment not necessary
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal Impairment CrCl <30 mL/min: Not recommended
Hypersensitivity to olmesartan medoxomil, hydrochlorothiazide or to other sulfonamide-derived drugs. Severe hepatic & renal impairment (CrCl <30 mL/min)... View More
Mode of Action
Hydrochlorothiazide inhibits the reabsorption of Na and chloride in the distal tubules causing increased excretion of Na and water K and hydrogen ions. ... View More
Drugs that act on renin-angiotensin system can cause fetal injury and death when used in 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy. Olmesartan medoxomil shoul... View More
1-10% Olmesartan Dizziness (3%),Headache (1%),Fatigue,Diarrhea (1%),Hyperglycemia (1%),Hypertriglyceridemia (1%),Back pain (1%),Bronchitis (1%),Flu-li... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C (1st trimester); D (2nd & 3rd trimesters)
Olmesartan medoxomil: Increased risk of hypotension, hyperkalemia & changes in renal function w/ aliskiren. May result in deterioration of renal functio... View More
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