Olmezest H 20 mg / 12.5 mg
Olmezest H 40 mg / 12.5 mg
Olmezest H contains a fixed dose combination of Olmesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide, which are used in combination to treat hypertension in people with high blood pressure who are at risk of cardiovascular disease, to help prevent stroke and heart attack.
Olmezest H contains the active ingredients Olmesartan Medoxomil (20mg), an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) and hydrochlorothiazide a diuretic (12.5 mg), used in combination to treat essential hypertension.
You should take your Olmezest H with a glass of water, once daily, with or without food, at the same time each day. Olmezest H will help control your blood pressure but will not cure it, so you should continue to take your Olmezest H for as long as your doctor recommends, to keep your blood pressure down to normal levels. Olmezest H will help control your blood pressure but will not cure it, so you should continue to take your Olmezest H for as long as your doctor recommends, to keep your blood pressure down to normal levels.
Olmezest H is a fixed dose combination medication used to treat essential hypertension, in people whose blood pressure cannot be controlled by a single medication. Although there are usually no other symptoms, essential hypertension, which is high blood pressure when at rest with usually no obvious and identifiable cause, increases risk of cardiovascular disease and if uncontrolled can cause kidney damage, stroke, heart attack and heart failure. Olmezest H lower blood pressure to normal resting levels, which helps the heart to cope better and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and end organ damage.
The most commonly reported side effects when taking Olmezest H include: upper respiratory tract infections like sinusitis or bronchitis, flu-like symptoms, dizziness, cough, diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal pain, headache, fatigue, back pain, peripheral oedema, changes in blood salts.
You should not use Olmezest H if you: are allergic to olmesartan or hydrochlorothiazide or any ingredients in Olmezest H; are allergic to sulphonamides; are pregnant or are breastfeeding; have kidney or liver disease; have a history of heart problems or stroke; have trouble passing urine; are taking medicines that interact with Olmezest H, including: other antihypertensives, diuretics like furosemide, potassium-sparing diuretics like spironolactone, potassium tablets or potassium-containing salt substitutes, lithium for mood disorders, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antacids like aluminium magnesium hydroxide, narcotic analgesics like codeine, barbiturates for epilepsy like phenobarbitone, corticosteroids like, prednisone, cholestyramine and colestipol, for high cholesterol, muscle relaxants like tubocurarine, lithium for mood swings.
You should keep your Olmezest H in their blister packs until use and store below 30°C in a cool dry place.
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