Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil)
What is Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil) used for?
Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil) is an oral angiotensin II receptor agonist prescribed to treat patients suffering from hypertension. It operates by relaxing the blood vessels to allow easier circulation and reduce the amount of work required by the heart to pump the blood. This can prevent headaches, agitation, faintness, or other symptoms associated with this condition. Your doctor may also recommend the use of this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil)?
One tablet of Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil) is normally administered each day, but your individual directions will be determined by your doctor based on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be taken with a full glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a meal or snack is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not change the form of the tablets by splitting or crushing them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil)?
Some patients using Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention include faintness, increased heart rate, chest pain, difficulty breathing, severe diarrhoea, unusual weight loss, unusual swelling, or urinary retention. Tell your doctor as soon as you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, under the age of eighteen, who have biliary obstruction, or severely reduced liver or kidney function. Also disclose if you have mitral valve stenosis, athersclerosis, renal artery stenosis, aortic stenosis, severe heart faiulre, low fluid volume, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, decreased liver function, decreased kidney function, or kidney disease. These conditions may result in unexpected health problems requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Olmo (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.
Olmo (Olmesartan Medoxomil) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure you 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.