Olmevas AM 5/20 mg
Initial Therapy: The usual starting dose of Amlodipine & Olmesartanis one tablet (5/20 mg) once daily. Thedosage can be increased after 1 to 2 weeks of therapy to a maximum dose is two tablets (10/40 mg) once daily as needed to control bloodpressure. This may be taken with or without food and may beadministered with other antihypertensive agents.Initial therapy with this combination product is not recommended in patients ≥75 years old or with hepatic impairment.
Replacement Therapy: Amlodipine & Olmesartanmay be substituted for its individually titrated components. Whensubstituting for individual components, the dose of one or both of the components can be increased if blood pressure control has not been satisfactory.
Add-on Therapy: Amlodipine & Olmesartanmay be used to provide additional blood pressure lowering forpatients not adequately controlled with Amlodipine (or another dihydropyridinecalcium channel blocker) alone or with Olmesartan Medoxomil (or another angiotensin II receptor blocker) alone.