Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil)
What is Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil) used for?
Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil) is an oral angiotensin II receptor agonist prescribed to treat patients suffering from hypertension. The medication prevents the constriction of blood vessels in the body to allow easier circulation and reduce the amount of work required to pump the blood. This can prevent headaches, agitation, faintness, or other symptoms associated with this condition. Your doctor may prescribe it to be used along with other medications or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil)?
Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil) should be used according to your doctor`s instructions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is typically administered once daily, but your individual directions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a snack or meal is recommended before use if you experience nausea. Do not crush, split, or chew the tablets prior to use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Always ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil)?
Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Stop using the medicine and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any serious side effects such as faintness, urinary retention, severe diarrhoea, unusual swelling, chest pain, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced application frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil) should not be administered to patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, children under the age of eighteen, who have biliary obstruction, or decreased liver function. Also inform your doctor if you have athersclerosis, mitral valve stenosis, renal artery stenosis, aortic stenosis, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, severe heart failure, low volume levels, decreased liver function, or decreased kidney function. These conditions may lead to unexpected health problems requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil) 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 (Olmesartan Medoxomil) 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.