Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
Increased potassium level in blood
HOW TO USE OLMAX-AM TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Olmax 40-AM Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW OLMAX-AM TABLET WORKS
Olmax 40-AM Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Olmesartan Medoxomil and Amlodipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Olmesartan Medoxomil is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
OLMAX-AM TABLET RELATED WARNINGS
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Olmax 40-AM Tablet.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olmax 40-AM Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Olmax 40-AM Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Olmax 40-AM Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Olmax 40-AM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmax 40-AM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Olmax 40-AM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmax 40-AM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Olmax 40-AM Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.