Esatec 20/Esatec 40

Esatec 20/Esatec 40

olmesartan

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Health Alliance
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Olmesartan medoxomil
Indications/Uses
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Recommended starting dose: 10 mg once daily, may be increased to 20 mg once daily as the optimal dose. If additional BP reduction is required, dose may be increased to a max of 40 mg daily or hydrochlorothiazide therapy may be added. Mild to moderate renal impairment (CrCl 20-60 mL/min) Max: 20 mg once daily. Moderate hepatic impairment Initially 10 mg once daily. Max: 20 mg once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Biliary obstruction. Concomitant use w/ aliskiren-containing products in patients w/ DM or renal impairment (GFR <60 mL/min/1.73 m2). 2nd & 3rd trimester of pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Intravascular vol depletion; other conditions w/ stimulation of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS); renovascular HTN; hyperkalemia; dual blockade of the RAAS; aortic or mitral valve stenosis; obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; primary aldosteronism; sprue-like enteropathy; ethnic differences. Excessive BP decrease in patients w/ ischemic heart disease or ischemic cerebrovascular disease. Coadministration w/ lithium. Rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, Lapp-lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Renal impairment & kidney transplantation. Hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Other antihypertensive medications, ACE-inhibitors, AIIAs or aliskiren, K supplements & K sparing diuretics, NSAIDs, bile acid sequestering agent (colesevelam), antacid (Al Mg hydroxide), lithium, warfarin, digoxin, hydrochlorothiazide, pravastatin.
ATC Classification
C09CA08 - olmesartan medoxomil ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Esatec 20 FC tab 20 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
Form
Esatec 40 FC tab 40 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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