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AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 5MG+HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5MG+OLMESARTAN 20MG
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Drug Information

What is Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil used for?

Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil is used in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) in patients who are already taking either

  • a fixed dose combination of Amlodipine + Olmesartan Medoxomil;
  • a fixed dose combination of Olmesartan Medoxomil + Hydrochlorothiazide with Amlodipine as a single tablet;
  • a fixed dose combination of Amlodipine Besylate + Olmesartan Medoxomil with Hydrochlorothiazide as a single tablet

Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

How does Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil work?

  • Amlodipine Besylate belongs to a group of medicines known as calcium channel blockers. Amlodipine Besylate prevents the calcium from moving into the blood vessel wall thereby preventing tightening of blood vessel walls. This reduces the blood pressure and improves symptoms of chest pain.
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil belongs to a group of medicines known as angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Olmesartan relaxes the blood vessel walls, thus reducing the blood pressure.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to group of medicines called thiazide diuretics also known as “water tablets”. It removes excess fluid by making the kidney produce more urine, thereby reducing the blood pressure.

Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil act additively to reduce the blood pressure.

How to take Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil ?

  • The dosage of oral tablets of Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil depends on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil as prescribed by your doctor.
  • You must swallow the tablet with a glass of water. Do not chew the tablet.
  • Take your daily dose at same time (preferably at breakfast).
  • Do not take the tablet with grapefruit juice (it can lead to increase in amlodipine concentration which would increase the lowering of the blood pressure).
  • If you are taking other cholesterol lowering drugs, take Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil, 4 hours before taking these medications
  • Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil is not recommended for children and adolescent under 18 years of age.
  • Do not discontinue the medication without consulting a doctor.
  • If you miss a dose of Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What should you do when you have taken an overdose of Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil?

If you have taken an overdose of Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil, please contact your doctor immediately.

Symptoms of overdose may include the following:

  • Dizziness
  • Fast or slow heart rate
  • Hypotension

What are the drugs that interact with Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil?

Drugs that interact with Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil:

  • Aliskiren
  • Amantadine
  • Antidepressants
  • Atropine, Biperiden
  • Baclofen, Tubocurarine
  • Calcium supplements
  • Cyclosporin, Tacrolimus
  • Cisapride
  • Colesevelam
  • Dantrolene
  • Diphemanil
  • Diltiazem, Verapamil
  • Erythromycin, Clarithromycin, Rifampicin
  • Halofantrine
  • Ketoconazole, Itraconazole
  • Lithium
  • Other medicines for treatment of high blood pressure
  • Potassium supplements and salt substitutes containing potassium
  • Simvastatin
  • NSAIDs (non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs)
  • St John's wort

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil?

Most common side effects of Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil are:

  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Sore throat and nose
  • Urinary tract infection, urge to pass urine
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Awareness of heartbeat, low blood pressure
  • Nausea, diarrhoea, constipation, cramps
  • Joint swelling, ankle swelling
  • Tiredness

Please contact your physician immediately if you have

  • allergic reactions (swelling of the face, mouth, larynx (voice box), itching and rash);
  • severe light-headedness or fainting;
  • persistent diarrhoea which causes weight loss;
  • decrease in vision;
  • angioneurotic oedema (red, burning, itching areas on skin near eyes, lips, hands, feet and inside of throat, hoarseness of voice, difficulty in breathing);
  • low levels of serum potassium;
  • severe skin allergies such as blisters on skin, mouth, lips, eyes and genitals (commonly called Steven Johnsons syndrome).

This is not a comprehensive list of side effects. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil?

Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil.

You are advised not to take Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil?

Tell your doctor if

  • you are allergic to Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil or to any ingredients of this medicine.
  • you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • you have diabetes related kidney problem.
  • you are taking an ACE inhibitor (Enalapril, Lisinopril, Ramipril).
  • you are taking any medicine containing Aliskiren.
  • you have diabetes.
  • you have a previous history of angioedema.
  • you are under dialysis.
  • you have renal artery stenosis (narrowed blood vessel in kidney) or have had a kidney transplant.
  • you have liver disease.
  • you have a heart disease or problem with valves and muscles of your heart.
  • you are on low salt diet.
  • your blood potassium levels are low.
  • you have a poor functioning adrenal gland.
  • you have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) (an autoimmune disease).
  • you have asthma.
  • you have skin rash after being in the sun or using a sunbed.
  • you are planning a surgery or any procedure.
  • you are pregnant or trying to conceive or are breastfeeding.

Frequently Asked Questions about Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil

  • How should Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil be stored?
  • Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil does not require any special storage conditions. Keep the medicine away from sunlight and do not freeze the medicine. Keep the medicine out of reach from children.

  • Can I drive while taking Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil?

  • Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil causes drowsiness, dizziness and headache and affects the driving ability. Avoid driving if you are taking Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan.

  • Should I follow any special dietary instructions while taking Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil?
  • Do not take grapefruit or grapefruit juice while on Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil. Apart from this, there are no dietary restrictions if you are taking Amlodipine besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil.

  • Can I drink alcohol while taking Amlodipine Besylate + Olmesartan?

  • No, it is not advisable to consume alcohol while on Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil as it can make you dizzy, sleepy or tired.

  • Is Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil addictive?
  • No, Amlodipine Besylate + Hydrochlorothiazide + Olmesartan Medoxomil is not addictive. However, do not take it without consulting your doctor.

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