Is olmesartan amlodipine the same as sevikar?
Sevikar contains two substances called olmesartan medoxomil and amlodipine (as amlodipine besilate). Both of these substances help to control high blood pressure. Olmesartan medoxomil belongs to a group of medicines called “angiotensin-II receptor antagonists” which lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels.
Should olmesartan and amlodipine be taken at the same time?
In conclusion, combinations of olmesartan and amlodipine were significantly more effective at reducing blood pressure and realising guideline blood pressure goals in patients with mild to severe hypertension than monotherapy (with a placebo component).
When is the best time to take sevikar?
Take SEVIKAR at about the same time each day, with or without food. Taking your tablets at the same time each day will have the best effect. It will also help you remember when to take the tablets. It does not matter whether you take it with or without food.
Can you take amlodipine and olmesartan together?
Amlodipine and olmesartan is a combination of medicines that may be used alone or with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure adds to the workload of the heart and arteries. If it continues for a long time, the heart and arteries may not function properly.
What are the side effects of amlodipine olmesartan?
Incidence not known
- Dark urine.
- decreased urine output.
- itching, skin rash.
- large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs.
- light-colored stools.
- muscle pain or stiffness.
- stomach pain.
- upper right abdominal or stomach pain.
Is sevikar a diuretic?
SEVIKAR HCT also contains hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic which reduces the amount of fluid in the body. This also helps to lower blood pressure.
Which is safer olmesartan or amlodipine?
The newest ARB, olmesartan medoxomil, has demonstrated antihypertensive efficacy similar to that of amlodipine, with significantly better DBP and SBP goal attainment rates, while being shown to be safe and well tolerated.
What are the side effects of olmesartan amlodipine?
Does olmesartan cause weight gain?
Symptoms can include: swelling of your feet, ankles, or hands. weight gain.