online medicine store

Get Complete Medical Information About Amlodipine 5 Mg + Olmesartan 20 Mg Including Its Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Expert Advice, Faqs Of Amlodipine 5 Mg + Olmesartan 20 Mg On Zoylo.com.

INFORMATION ABOUT AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG

AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG uses

AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG is a combination of two drugs: Olmesartan (angiotensin receptor blocker) and Amlodipine (calcium channel blocker). AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG is used to treat hypertension.

Common side-effects

• Palpitations
• Nausea
• Dizziness
• Tiredness
• Back pain
• Swollen ankles
• Low blood pressure

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG

• Take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG irrespective of meals. Try to take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG at the same time daily for best results.
• Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking or have taken in the past, including, over-the-counter medicines and herbal products.
• Pregnant women or women trying to conceive should avoid taking AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG.
• Take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG with caution if you have liver, kidney or heart problems.
• Continue taking AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG even when you feel better until your doctor instructs you to stop. Hypertension often does not show any symptoms until it becomes severe. Stopping the medication in the middle of the treatment may pose a risk of high blood pressure and cardiac problems. Taking medicines regularly will help to keep your blood pressure under control.
• Try to take plenty of water and fluids to stay hydrated. Exercises such as walking, jogging, swimming etc., can help bringing blood pressure to normal levels and keep you healthy.
• If you have drinking and smoking habits, you are urged to quit them as they can worsen your symptoms of hypertension.
• In case of any discomfort while on treatment with AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG do not hesitate to discuss with your doctor. Do not stop the AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG without doctors consent.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Q. How does AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG work? A. AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG is a combination of two drugs Olmesartan (angiotensin receptor blocker) and Amlodipine (calcium channel blocker). Olmesartan works by blocking the action of angiotensin II (a chemical in the body) that causes blood vessels to tighten and narrow. Olmesartan helps to relax and wide the blood vessels. Amlodipine work by widening the blood vessels and making it easier for heart to pump blood and helps in increasing the supply of blood and oxygen to heart.
Q. What is AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG used for? A. AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG belongs to a group of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used to lower blood pressure in the individuals with high blood pressure. Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the heart pumps blood with more force than usual and the pressure exerted by the blood on blood vessels increases. This results in more pressure on the heart. If hypertension is untreated, it can result in severe conditions including heart attack. It can be difficult to self-diagnose hypertension because in most cases, it doesnt show any symptoms, until the condition becomes severe. Ask your doctor to check your blood pressure whenever you visit a doctor.
Q. Can AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG cause low blood pressure? A. AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG is a well-tolerated medicine. However, AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG can cause low blood pressure under certain circumstances. If you have heart problems, if you are taking diuretics, if you are on low-salt diet, if you kidney failure or if you have diarrhoea or vomiting, where you lose plenty of water and electrolytes, you are most likely to get hypotension (low blood pressure). Immediately call the doctor, if you experience dizziness or fainting.
Q. Can I take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG with simvastatin? A. No, you are recommended not to take AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG with simvastatin. AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG contains a drug called amlodipine, which is a calcium channel blocker. When amlodipine and simvastatin are taken together, metabolism of simvastatin is slowed down. This results in accumulation of simvastatin in the body. This may lead to harmful effects.
Q. How to store AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG? A. Do not store above 25degrees C and store away from moisture and heat. Store it in room temperature and do not freeze it. Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Keep AMLODIPINE 5 MG + OLMESARTAN 20 MG in the container or pack it came in and close it tightly to avoid contamination. Please dispose the unused medicine.

^Top