Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil)
What is Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil) used for?
Olmo-40 (Olmesartan Medoxomil) is commonly used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is an anti-hypertensive drug, and an Angiotensin II receptor antagonist which may be used on its own or combined with other medication as determined by your physician. It reduces patient's blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels, which enables the blood to flow more easily, leading to reduced pressure and less work for the heart. As a result, the risk of heart attack, heart failure, strokes, or kidney failure are also reduced.
How should I use Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil)?
Typically, adults prescribed Olmo-40 (Olmesartan Medoxomil) are advised to start on 20mg per day, and children on 10mg per day. Frequent monitoring of your condition should be carried out by your physician, who may decide to increase or decrease your dosage depending on your progress and reactions to the medication.
What are the side effects of Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil)?
Contact your physician if you notice any side effects while using Olmo-40 (Olmesartan Medoxomil). Known possible side effects include:
This drug is not recommended for children under 5 years of age.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Olmo-40 (Olmesartan Medoxomil). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallow.