Olmesartan Medoxomil is used to treat hypertension and heart failure. Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
How it Works
Olmesartan Medoxomil is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It blocks the hormone angiotensin and relaxes blood vessels, so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart works efficiently.
Common Side effects
Dizzyness ,Backache,Sinusitis,Elevated blood potassium level
Although you can take olmesartan with or without a meal, it is recommended that you take it at certain times.Take the first dose before bedtime to reduce symptomatic hypotension.Olmesartan Medoxomil can increase the level of potassium in the blood. Avoid potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as bananas and broccoli.Contact your doctor immediately if you have sudden swelling of your lips, tongue, and throat that may affect your breathing.If you have been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems, contact your doctor.Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, or if you are planning or breastfeeding.
Q. What is olmesartan medoxomil?Olmesartan Medoxomil medoxomil is an angiotensin II receptor blocker. This drug is not a beta blocker or ACE inhibitor.Q. Is olmesartan better than telmisartan or losartan?No, the effects of olmesartan, telmisartan or losartan are similar but may vary with individual responses.Q. Is olmesartan a blood diluent or statin?No, olmesartan reduces intravascular pressure and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood from the kidneys.Q. Is Olmesartan Medoxomil safe?Olmesartan Medoxomil is safe to use at the prescribed dose as directed by your physician.Q. Does olmesartan cause impotence?No, olmesartan does not cause impotence.