Olmesart is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attack and stroke. Thi... View More
Uses of Olmesart
Side effects of Olmesart
How to use Olmesart
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. Olmesart may be taken with... View More
How Olmesart works
Olmesart is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes the blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tig... View More
What if you forget to take Olmesart?
If you miss a dose of Olmesart, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
Hypertension, Diabetic nephropathy,
Oral Hypertension Adult: Initial: 10-20 mg once daily may then be increased up to max 40 mg once daily if needed. Elderly: No dosage adjustment nee... View More
Oral Hypertension Child: 6-16 yr <35 kg: 10 mg once daily; dosage range: 10-20 mg/day >35 kg: 20 mg once daily. Doses may be doubled once if necessa... View More
Renal impairment: Mild to moderate (CrCl: 20-60 mL/min): Max: 20 mg once daily.
Pregnancy (2nd and 3rd trimesters); biliary obstruction.
Mode of Action
Olmesartan is a selective and competitive angiotensin II Type 1 (AT1) receptor antagonist that blocks the vasoconstrictor and aldosterone-secreting effe... 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% Dizziness,Headache,Fatigue,Diarrhea,Hyperglycemia,Hypertriglyceridemia,Back pain,Bronchitis,Inflicted injury,Flulike symptoms,Pharyngitis,Rhiniti... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: 1st trimester, C; 2nd and 3rd trimesters, D
Increased risk of hyperkalaemia w/ ACE inhibitors, K-sparing diuretics, K salts or K supplements and drugs that may increase serum K (e.g. ciclosporin, ... View More
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