What is Olmezest H?
Olmezest H Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Blood Pressure, Fluid Retention, Heart Failure, Liver Failure, Kidney Failure, Kidney Disorder and other conditions.
Olmezest H Tablet contains Hydrochlorothiazide, and Olmesartan Medoxomil as active ingredients.
Olmezest H Tablet works by eliminating the fluid and salts from the body; relaxing and narrowing the blood vessels;
Detailed information related to Olmezest H Tablet’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Olmezest H Tablet Uses
Olmezest H Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Blood Pressure
- Fluid Retention
- Heart Failure
- Liver Failure
- Kidney Failure
- Kidney Disorder
- High Blood Pressure
Olmezest H Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Olmezest H Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Eliminating the fluid and salts from the body.
- Relaxing and narrowing the blood vessels.
Olmezest H Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients
Olmezest H Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (12.5 MG)
- Olmesartan Medoxomil (20 MG)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Olmezest H Tablet – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Olmezest H Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Dry Mouth
- Electrolyte Imbalance
- Gastrointestinal Problems
- Excess Of Uric Acid In The Blood
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Olmezest H Tablet – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Avoid drinking of alcohol while consuming the drug
- Avoid taking hydrochlorothiazide at bedtime because it makes you urinate more often
- Consult your doctor if suffering from angioedema, hoarseness and difficulty in swallowing
- Consult your doctor if you experience dryness of mouth, thirst, weakness, lethargy, drowsiness, restlessness, confusion, muscle pains or cramps
- Do not chew the tablet
- Do not chew, divide or crush the tablets
Olmezest H Tablet – Drug Interactions
If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Olmezest H Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.
Olmezest H Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
- ACE inhibitors
- Digitalis Glycosides
- Lithium containing drugs
- Potassium salts
- Potassium-sparing diuretics
Olmezest H Tablet Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Olmezest H Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Olmezest H Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions:
- Allergic reactions
- Heart disease
- High cholesterol level
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Renal impairment
- Renovascular hypertension