Brand name: Olmesartan HCTZ 20/12.5 (Apotex) TM
Active ingredients: olmesartan + hydrochlorothiazide
What it is used 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 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 18 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-shaped, biconvex, film-coated tablets with "APO" engraved on one side and "20 over 12.5" 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 + 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.
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