Brand name: Olmesartan HCTZ 20/12.5 (Alkem) TM
Active ingredients: olmesartan + hydrochlorothiazide
What it is used for
Olmesartan medoxomil and Hydrochlorothiazide is indicated for:,Treatment of hypertension.,Treatment should not be initiated with this fixed dose combination.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Reddish-yellow coloured, round shape film coated tablets debossed with A01 on one side & plain on other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient olmesartan + hydrochlorothiazide
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems