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Drug Interactions

Olmesartan can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Olmesartan).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking olmesartan if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Do not take any salt substitutes containing potassium or potassium supplements without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.
(Click Warnings and Precautions With Olmesartan for more information, including information on who should not take this drug.)

What If I Take an Olmesartan Overdose?

People who take too much olmesartan may have overdose symptoms that can include an extremely low blood pressure or increased heart rate. If you happen to overdose on this medicine, seek medical attention right away (see Benicar Overdose).
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