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Twin Olmy 20 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Twin Olmy Tablet

Twin Olmy Tablet side effects

Common
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Sleepiness
  • Taste change
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Stomach upset

How to use Twin Olmy Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Twin Olmy 20 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Twin Olmy Tablet works

Twin Olmy 20 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Olmesartan Medoxomil and Cilnidipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Olmesartan Medoxomil is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Cilnidipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Twin Olmy Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Twin Olmy 20 Tablet. Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Twin Olmy 20 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Twin Olmy 20 Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Twin Olmy 20 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Twin Olmy 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Twin Olmy 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
Twin Olmy 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Twin Olmy 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Twin Olmy 20 Tablet is a combination of two medicines that provides better blood pressure control than either medicine alone.
  • Twin Olmy 20 Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up.  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effect of this medicine.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Do not take Twin Olmy 20 Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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References
  1. Olmesartan medoxomil. Parsippany, New Jersey: Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.; 2009. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. PubChem. Cilnidipine. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Olmesartan Medoxomil. England: Daiichi Sankyo UK Limited; 22 May 2003 [revised Jul. 2018]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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