Is olmetec being recalled?
Olmetec has not been recalled in either Canada or the U.S. The matter is in its early stages and it is thus far too early to predict its outcome, but we will watch carefully to see what happens next.
What are the side effects of olmesartan HCTZ?
- Bladder pain.
- flushed, dry skin.
- fruit-like breath odor.
- increased urination.
- joint pain, stiffness, or swelling.
- lower back, side, or stomach pain.
- swelling of the feet or lower legs.
- tingling of the hands or feet.
When is the best time to take olmesartan?
Try to take olmesartan at the same time of day each day. For most people this will be in the morning. Taking your doses at the same time each day will help you to remember to take olmesartan regularly. Swallow the tablet with a drink of water.
What is olmetec 20 mg used for?
Olmetec belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin-II receptor antagonists. They lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels. Olmetec is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (also known as ‘hypertension’) in adults and in children and adolescents aged 6 to less than 18 years.
Is olmetec the same as olmesartan?
Brand name: Olmetec.
Is olmesartan safe to take?
If you take olmesartan when your renin-angiotensin system is active, you risk serious kidney damage. For people with diabetes: Some research shows that high doses of olmesartan increase the risk of heart problems and death in people with diabetes.
Is olmesartan a good blood pressure medication?
Olmesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Olmesartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.
Is olmesartan HCTZ safe?
Thus olmesartan/HCTZ is a well-tolerated option for patients who fail to respond to monotherapy and as initial therapy in those who require large reductions in diastolic blood pressure or systolic blood pressure to achieve goal blood pressure.
How much does olmesartan lower BP?
Olmesartan medoxomil decreased dose-dependently the MSDBP and mean sitting systolic blood pressure (MSSBP) up to 40 mg/day with no further reduction of BP with the 80 mg/day dose.
How quickly does olmetec work?
It is used to reduce blood pressure by blocking the actions of a chemical (angiotensin II) that causes blood vessels to constrict or tighten. It is used to treat mild to moderate high blood pressure. Your blood pressure may start to decrease within 1 to 2 weeks of starting this medication.
Is olmetec a good blood pressure medication?
Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are taking OLMETEC. OLMETEC helps most people with high blood pressure, but it may have unwanted side effects in a few people. All medicines can have side effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not.
Does olmetec cause weight gain?
Symptoms can include: swelling of your feet, ankles, or hands. weight gain.