Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil)
What is Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil) used for?
Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil) is an oral angiotensin II receptor agonist prescribed to treat hypertension. The medication prevents the blood vessels from narrowing to allow easier blood flow and reduce the amount of work required by the heart to circulate the blood. Your physician may prescribe it along with other medications or to treat unlisted conditions.
How should I use Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil)?
Strictly follow your physician's instructions while using Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil) to get the most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally taken once daily, but the best treatment will be determined by the severity of your condition and your current health. The tablets should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, but a meal is recommended prior to application if you get an upset stomach. Never change the form of the tablets to prevent destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Always ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medicine to make sure you are using it correctly.
What are the side effects of Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil)?
Some patients using Olmecip (Olmesartan Medoxomil) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are urinary retention, chronic diarrhea, faintness, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, or unusual swelling. Stop using the medication and contact your physician as soon as you experience any worrying or intense symptoms to make sure the correct changes are made to your regimen to prevent further problems. These may include lower doses or reduced frequency of administration.
Olmecip (Ilmesartan Medoxomil) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, children under the age of eighteen, if you have biliary obstruction, severely decreased liver function, or severely decreased kidney function. You are also suggested to inform your physician if you are elderly or have severe heart failure, low fluid volume in the body, low sodium levels, athersclerosis, renal artery stenosis, aortic stenosis, mitral valve stenosis, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, decreased kidney function, or decreased liver function. These conditions may cause unexpected problems requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Olmecip (Ilmesartan Medoxomil). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.