Olmesartan + Amlodipine (Olmeheal AM 20) 20 mg + 5 mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). In lowering high blood pressure, it helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
Drug =Olmesartan + Amlodipine
Number of Pills Per Order = 15
Strength = 20 mg + 5 mg
Manufacturer = Healing Pharma
How To Take
Olmesartan medoxomil plus Amlodipine besilate may be taken with or without food. It may be administered with other antihypertensive agents.
If you also take certain drugs to lower your cholesterol (bile acid-binding resins such as cholestyramine, colesevelam, colestipol), take amlodipine/olmesartan at least 4 hours before any of these medications.
Dosage of Olmesartan + Amlodipine (Olmeheal AM 20) 20 mg + 5 mg
The maximum recommended dose of Olmesartan medoxomil plus Amlodipine besilate is 40/10 mg.
Maximum antihypertensive effects are attained within two weeks after a change in dose. Dosage may be increased after two weeks.
Replacement Therapy: Olmesartan medoxomil plus Amlodipine besilate may be substituted for its individually titrated components.
When substituting for individual components, the dose of one or both of the components can be increased if blood pressure control has not been satisfactory.
If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and return to your usual dosing schedule. If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.
Do not double a dose under any circumstances.
Overdose of Olmesartan + Amlodipine (Olmeheal AM 20) 20 mg + 5 mg
Signs of overdose may include the following:
- Excessive peripheral vasodilation with marked hypotension and possibly a reflex tachycardia
Seek medical help immediately.
People with the following medical conditions should not take Olmesartan + Amlodipine:
- Patients with known hypersensitivity to Olmesartan medoxomil, amlodipine besilate, or any of its components
Olmesartan + Amlodipine may have the following side effects:
- Orthostatic hypotension
- Urinary frequency
- Hepatic enzyme elevations (mostly consistent with cholestasis or hepatitis)
- Acute renal failure
Do not use Olmesartan + Amlodipine in people with the following conditions:
- Severe liver disease
- Severe kidney disease
- Heart valve condition (aortic stenosis)
- Severe loss of body water and minerals (dehydration)
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any of these medicines:
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and non-prescription medicines.
This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Olmesartan + Amlodipine.
How Does Olmesartan + Amlodipine (Olmeheal AM 20) 20 mg + 5 mg Work?
This product is a combination of Amlodipine and olmesartan. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker, and olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker. They both work by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.
Olmesartan + Amlodipine is used to treat the following conditions:
Special Precautions and Connected Warnings
Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:
- Hypotension in volume- or salt-depleted patients
- severe obstructive coronary artery disease
- Congestive heart failure
- Impaired renal function
- Hepatic impairment
- Store at temperatures not exceeding 30°C.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
- Do not use Olmesartan + Amlodipine that is expired or out of date.