Always consult a Medical doctor or patient care specialist before using olmesartan tablets.
Indications and Usage
Olmesartan is used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive medications.
Do NOT take olmesartan if:
- You are pregnant or planning to get pregnant
- You are at risk of hypotension;
- You have kidney damage;
- You are having weight loss and diarrhea;
- You are allergic to olmesartan;
- You are going to take alcohol;
- You are diabetic;
- You are younger than 6 years.
Administration and Dosage
Use of olmesartan tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding does not appear to be harmful.
Consult your doctor or healthcare professional before taking olmesartan.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the advisable dosage.
The usual dose for adults is 20mg taken once per day. Maximum dosage is 40mg.
The usual dose for children aged 6–16years is 10mg taken once per day depending on age and body weight.
It is not for children below the age of 6years.
Possible interactions with olmesartan tablets include bipolar disorder drugs, some pressure medications, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), colesevelam and some herbs. Olmesartan tablets should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with olmesartan tablets.
Taking more medicines may cause poisoning and serious side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect olmesartan tablets overdose.
No adverse reactions have been reported.
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