How to Take Azilsartan medoxomil and Dose of Azilsartan medoxomil


Find out how to take Azilsartan medoxomil (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Azilsartan medoxomil


How it should be taken  

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

PO- The recommended dose in adults is 80 mg taken once daily.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Contraindicated during second or third trimester of pregnancy, diabetes, and known hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, prescribed for hypertension. It improves blood flow by widening blood vessels.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood vessel problems, poor blood circulation, heart, liver, or kidney disease, sugar, stroke, heart attack, dehydration, angioedema, low blood volume, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.
Monitor blood pressure, blood electrolyte levels, and heart or kidney function regularly while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at room temperature (25C), and in an airtight container. Protect from moisture and light.
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