Olmesartan Tablets are angiotensin II receptor antagonists that are indicated for treatment of high blood pressure and hypertension. Olmesartan is known to have molar mass of 558.585 g/mol with chemical formula C29H30N6O6. With bioavailability of only 26%, they are metabolized in liver having elimination half life of 13 hours and excretion from biliary system and kidney. Olmesartan Tablets are admired for having targeted mode of action with high effectiveness and no adverse health effects if consumed under prescription. They are administered with 20 mg of dose initially which is gradually increased to 40 mg after 2 weeks of therapy.
Olmesartan is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease
How it works
Olmesartan relax the blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.
Common side effects
Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Fatigue, Dizziness, Anemia, Renal impairment, Vertigo, Increased potassium level in blood