Olmesartan Medoxomil 20, 40 & Chlorthalidone 12.5 Tablets
Olmesartan Medoxomil and Chlorthalidone Tablets belong to the class of medicines called antihypertensives primarily used to treat high blood pressure. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic condition in which the force exerted by the blood against the artery wall is high. As a result, it leads to heart disease, irregular heartbeat, and other complications.
Olmesartan Medoxomil and Chlorthalidone Tablets is a combination of two medicines namely: Olmesartan Medoxomil and Chlorthalidone. Olmesartan medoxomil is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) that works by blocking the hormone angiotensin, thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic or water pill that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Together it lowers fluid overload, and blood pressure and improves blood flow.
Can the use of this medicine cause dizziness?
Yes, it can cause dizziness. It is advised to avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery while taking this tablet. In case you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is advised to rest for some time until you feel better.
Can taking it cause dehydration?
Taking this medicine may cause dehydration. So, to avoid dehydration, drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you feel extremely thirsty.
Can this tablet cause dizziness?
It may cause dizziness, if you are lying down or sitting get up slowly to avoid it.
Will this composition affect my fertility?
It's unlikely that this tablet affects fertility in men or women. However, some water pills like hydrochlorothiazide may lead to erectile dysfunction. There's not enough evidence to say for certain. For the best advice, consult your doctor.