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    Olmesartan + Atorvastatin

    Information about Olmesartan + Atorvastatin

    Olmesartan + atorvastatin uses

    Olmesartan+Atorvastatin is used in the treatment of high blood pressure with high cholesterol.

    How olmesartan + atorvastatin works

    This is a combination of two medicines: Olmesartan and Atorvastatin which treat high blood pressure and cholesterol. Olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels and lowering blood pressure. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication (statin). It works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required in the body to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

    Common side effects of olmesartan + atorvastatin

    Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Altered taste, Constipation, Muscle pain, Weakness, Headache, Dizziness, Increased potassium level in blood, Incresed liver enzymes, Increased glucose level in blood

    Available Medicine for Olmesartan + Atorvastatin

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      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
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    Content on this page was last updated on 26 March, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)