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When to Avoid Olmesartan Medoxomil-Hydrochlorothiazide

Who Should Not Take Olmesartan Medoxomil-Hydrochlorothiazide?

You should not take olmesartan medoxomil-hydrochlorothiazide if you:
  • Are allergic to olmesartan medoxomil, hydrochlorothiazide, or any inactive component used to make the drug. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients in olmesartan medoxomil-hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Are allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs (also referred to as sulfa drugs). This includes certain types of antibiotics, diabetes medicines, and diuretics.
  • Have severe kidney disease.
  • Have diabetes and are also taking any medications that contain aliskiren (Tekturna®, Tekamlo®, Tekturna HCT®, Amturnide®, Valturna®), due to an increased risk for low blood pressure, high blood potassium, and kidney problems in this situation.

Precautions and Warnings With Olmesartan Medoxomil-Hydrochlorothiazide: A Summary

There are a number of situations in which olmesartan medoxomil-hydrochlorothiazide should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings with olmesartan medoxomil-hydrochlorothiazide that people should be aware of. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings and precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about any precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
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