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Olmesartan medication is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, prescribed for high blood pressure. It works by blocking the action of certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly. It works by relaxing blood vessels.

Drug information on Olmy R (Olmesartan Medoxomil, Ramipril) from Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (CND)

Olmy R

Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (CND)
Generic : Olmesartan
10 Tablets
Combination of Generics : Olmesartan Medoxomil, Ramipril
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Side effects of Olmesartan

  Central Nervous System: Dizziness, vertigo, headache, lack of energy.

  Skin: Rash, hair loss, itching, hives.

  Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, gastroenteritis, nausea, vomiting.

  Genitourinary: Blood in urine, acute kidney failure.

  Metabolic: Increase in cholesterol, lipids, urea, sugar, potassium in blood.

  Musculoskeletal: Muscle pain, joint pain, back pain, muscle damage.

  Respiratory: Inflammation of bronchus, pharynx, stuffy nose, inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, cough.

  Miscellaneous: Chest pain, facial swelling, allergic reactions, fast heart rate, CPK increase, influenza-like symptoms, increased blood creatinine levels.

When is Olmesartan not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to pregnant and lactating women.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA


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