Discussing Amlodipine and Olmesartan Treatment With Your Healthcare Provider
Amlodipine and Olmesartan: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking amlodipine and olmesartan if you have:
- Liver disease, including liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Chest pain (angina)
- Low blood sodium (hyponatremia)
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see AZOR and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see AZOR and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Amlodipine and Olmesartan to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Amlodipine and Olmesartan Dosing InformationThe dose of amlodipine and olmesartan that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- How you respond to amlodipine and olmesartan
- Other medications you may be taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your amlodipine and olmesartan dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Amlodipine and Olmesartan Dosing for more information.)