Active ingredients: olmesartan + amlodipine + hydrochlorothiazide
What it is used for
APO-OLMESARTAN/AMLODIPINE/HCTZ 40/5/12.5 mg is indicated for the treatment of hypertension, either as replacement for olmesartan medoxomil, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide being already taken as separate tablets or as add-on therapy where a patient's blood pressure is not controlled on a dual combination. This fixed dose combination is not indicated for initial therapy.
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 2 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Light yellow, round, bevel-edged, film-coated tablets debossed with OC2 on one side and plain on other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on September 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient olmesartan + amlodipine + 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.
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems