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INFORMATION ABOUT OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG uses

OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG is an antihypertensive that is a combination of two drugs: Olmesartan (Angiotensin Receptor Blocker) and Hydrochlorothizide (Diuretic) is used to treat high blood pressure.

Common side-effects

• Headache
• Diarrhoea
• Dizziness
• Swelling of limbs
• Tiredness
• Flu-like symptoms
• Nausea

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

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

• Take OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG irrespective of meals, preferably in the morning. Try to take OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG at the same time daily for best results.
• Take OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG during the day as prescribed by your doctor. Since OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG increases urine output you are recommended not to take OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG during the night time.
• After taking OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG, if you experience severe diarrhoea, vision or eye problems please consult your doctor.
• Drive only when you feel mentally alert and physically stable.
• Continue taking OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG even when you feel better. 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.
• Regular monitoring of kidneys, amount of electrolytes and blood pressure is highly recommended while on OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG medication.
• Your doctor may suggest taking blood tests regularly to test fat and uric acid levels in your blood.
• A low fat and salt diet is highly recommended to enhance and compliment OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG treatment.
• 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.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) How does OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG work? A) OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG belongs to a group of medicines called antihypertensives. OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG works on blood vessels and kidneys. High blood pressure increases the pressure on blood vessels and forces the heart to pump blood more forcefully. OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG works by blocking angiotensin II receptor. Angiotensin II narrows the blood vessels, so by blocking its effect, OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG allows the blood vessels to relax and widen. Due to this, the pressure within the blood vessels is reduced, thereby decreasing the blood pressure. If left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to more serious conditions such as heart attack and heart failure.
Q) Can OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG cure high blood pressure? A) No, OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG does not cure high blood pressure. Currently, there is no cure for high blood pressure. Only its symptoms can be treated. Once you get high blood pressure, you will have to live with it all your life. With correct medication, living with hypertension is not difficult.
Q) Can OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG be taken with other blood pressure lowering medicines? A) It is advisable to check with your doctor before taking OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG along with other blood pressure lowering medicines because it may lead to unnecessary lowering of blood pressure which can lead to dizziness, fainting and other harmful conditions.
Q) Does OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG cause electrolyte imbalance? A) Yes, It has been observed that long-term treatment with OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG could lead to electrolyte imbalance in your body. Typical symptoms of fluid or electrolyte imbalance include dry mouth, weakness, drowsiness, restlessness, muscle pain or cramps, nausea (feeling sick), vomiting, tired muscles, and an abnormally fast heart rate. If you experience any of the above side-effects please consult your doctor.
Q) How do I store OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG? A) Keep OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG away from children. Store it at room temperature. Avoid keeping OLMESARTAN 20 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG in freezing conditions or in direct sunlight.

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