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Brand name: Olmesartan/Amlodipine 40/5 (Apo) TM
Active ingredients: olmesartan + amlodipine
What it is used for
Olmesartan and amlodipine combination tablets are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. Treatment should not be initiated with this fixed-dose combination (see Dosage and administration).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 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.
Cream coloured, round shaped, biconvex, film coated tablets with "APO" engraved on one side and "40 over 5" on the 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 + amlodipine
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.
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
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