What is Amlodipine-olmesartan?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Amlodipine-olmesartan is a combination product used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), including initial treatment in patients who require multiple antihypertensives for adequate control of their blood pressure.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Elevated blood pressure 16 6
High blood pressure (hypertension) 12 4
Generalized anxiety disorder 3 3
Anxious mood 1 1
Doctor recommendation 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 5
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Amlodipine-olmesartan

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 1
Dizziness 1
Sexual dysfunction 1
Sleepiness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Amlodipine-olmesartan

Dosage Patients
5-40 mg daily 1
10-40 mg daily 1
5 mg-20 mg daily 1
1mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Amlodipine-olmesartan

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 3
Other 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Amlodipine-olmesartan

Duration

Currently taking Amlodipine-olmesartan

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Amlodipine-olmesartan

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 3
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Amlodipine-olmesartan after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Alprazolam (Xanax) 1
Amitriptyline (Elavil) 1
Amlodipine-Valsartan (Exforge) 1
Estradiol (Estrace) 1
Etifoxine (Stresam) 1

Show all 9 treatments patients report switching from

Patients stopped taking Amlodipine-olmesartan and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Amlodipine (Norvasc) 1
Clobazam (Onfi) 1
Diazepam (Valium) 1
Lisinopril (Zestril) 1
Olmesartan (Benicar) 1
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