Olmecip (Olmesarta Medoxomil)
What is Olmecip (Olmesarta Medoxomil) used for?
Olmecip (Omesartan Medoxomil) is a medication prescribed to treat high blood pressure (Hypertension) in patients. It is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist that operates by preventing blood vessels in the body from narrowing. This causes increased blood circulation and relieves the workload put on the heart. Increased circulation and widening of the pathways blood travels through effectively reduces blood pressure to treat the symptoms of patients suffering from related conditions.
How should I use Olmecip (Olmesarta Medoxomil)?
Olmecip (Omesartan Medoxomil) is typically prescribed to be taken once a day at a starting dose of 20 mg. Keep in mind that your individual dosage will vary based on your doctor's judgement of the severity of your symptoms and your health condition. Your doctor may also adjust your dosage up to 40 mg taken daily after observing your response.
Always take Olmecip according to your doctor's instructions to ensure the correct use. The tablets may be taken with or without food along with a full glass of water. If you experience an upset stomach, you may need to eat a snack or meal before application. Never alter (crush, dissolve, or split) the medication before taking it to ensure the correct effects. Note that the maximum effective dosage is 40 mg and should not be exceeded.
What are the side effects of Olmecip (Olmesarta Medoxomil)?
Some side effects may occur while taking Olmecip (Omesartan Medoxomil). These may range from mild to severe and should be reported to your doctor when they occur. Some of these may indicate serious problems requiring medical assistance or a change in your treatment. Possible side effects are:
Do not take Olmecip (Omesartan Medoxomil) if you have liver or kidney disease that reduces function. Also discuss with your doctor if you have chronic dehydration or a heart condition.
Strictly use this medication as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient's health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Olmecip may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.