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INFORMATION ABOUT OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG uses

OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG is a combination of two drugs: Olmesartan (angiotensin receptor blocker) and Hydrochlorothiazide (diuretic). OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG 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 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

• Take OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG irrespective of meals, preferably at morning. Try to take OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG at the same time daily for best results.
• Take OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG during the day as prescribed by your doctor. Since OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG increases urine output you are recommended not to take OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG during the night time to get undisturbed sleep.
• After taking OLMESARTAN 40 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 40 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 you are taking OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG. 
• Your doctor may suggest performing 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 treatment with OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG. 
• Try to take plenty of water and fluids to stay hydrated. Exercises such as walking, jogging, swimming etc., can help to bring your 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 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG work? A. OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG belongs to a group of medicines called antihypertensives. OLMESARTAN 40 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 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG works by blocking angiotensin II receptor. Angiotensin II narrows the blood vessels, so by blocking its effect, OLMESARTAN 40 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. When should I not take OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG? A. Read the label carefully before taking OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG. If you are allergic to any of the ingredient mentioned in the label, do not take it and immediately inform your doctor. He will suggest an alternative medication. Do not take OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG if you are pregnant. It might lead to health issues of the baby. If you have skin cancer, lupus erythematosus which is an autoimmune disease, adrenal gland, heart, severe kidney or liver problems or if you are on low salt diet, it is better to avoid OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG. If you have diarrhoea or if you are vomiting from several days, you may not be physically fit for taking OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG.
Q. Can I take OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with aliskiren? A. No, you are strictly advised not to take OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with aliskiren. OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG contains a drug named Olmesartan which acts on renin-angiotensin system. Aliskiren also has similar action. If they are both taken at the same time, they may cause excessive decrease in blood pressure and result in low blood pressure symptoms such as fainting, dizziness, nausea etc. They may also cause imbalance in electrolytes. If you are already taking aliskiren, inform the doctor.
Q. Can I take painkillers with OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG? A. It is recommended not to take painkillers especially aspirin and ibuprofen with OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG as there may be an unpleasant interaction between them. Please consult your doctor before taking any painkillers.
Q. How do I store OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG? A. Keep OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG away from children. Store it at room temperature. Avoid keeping OLMESARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG in freezing conditions or in direct sunlight.

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