OLMETOR M 50mg Tablet 10's


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Metoprolol Succinate 20mg+Olmesartan Medoxomil 50mg
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Drug Information for OLMETOR M 50mg Tablet 10's

What is Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoxomil combination used for?

Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoxomil combination is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, angina, and heart attack.

Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoxomil combination work?

In Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoxomil combination, Metoprolol Succinate belongs to the class of drugs called as beta blockers. This drug acts by blocking the B1 receptors of the heart to decrease the heart rate and cardiac output. This inhibits the renin angiotensin aldosterone system, which causes vasodilation and decrease in sodium and water retention.

Olmesartan Medoximil belongs to the class of drugs called as the angiotensin II receptor antagonists. It acts by blocking the angiotensin receptor blockers. Olmesartan Medoximil works by narrowing the blood vessels which decreases the blood pressure.

How to take Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.

If you miss a dose of Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination, 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 are the drugs that interact with Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination?

Drugs that interact with Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination include the following:

  • Aliskiren
  • Amlodipine
  • Citric acid
  • Diltiazem
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Quinapril
  • Ritodrine
  • Theophylline
  • Verapamil

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 Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination?

The following are the most common side effects of Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination:

  • Back pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased hunger
  • Irritability
  • Bloating
  • Tiredness

The following are the severe side effects, and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Blood in urine
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Loss of voice
  • Confusion
  • Sweating
  • Blurred vision

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination or similar drugs.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may alter your blood pressure.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.
  • Be cautious while taking Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination if you have any kidney or liver impairment.

You are advised not to take Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination 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 Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of heart diseases, kidney and liver diseases.
  • Notify the doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently asked questions about Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination

  1. I am on Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination for hypertension. Can I stop the drug if I feel better?
  2. Do not stop taking the drug without doctor’s consultation even if you feel better. Discontinuing the drug without consulting a doctor may lead to complications.

  3. How should Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination be stored?
  4. Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination should be stored at room temperature, away from sunlight.

  5. Should I follow any special dietary instructions while taking Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination be stored?
  6. You must follow a low-salt diet while on Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination. Consult your doctor for further information.

  7. How long should I use Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination?
  8. Usually, Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination is used for long-term. However, you must use the drug as per doctor’s recommendation.

  9. Can I drive after taking Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination?
  10. If you experience drowsiness after taking Metoprolol Succinate + Olmesartan Medoximil combination, then you should avoid driving.

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