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Tribenzor Patient Information including How Should I Take

What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking amlodipine, hydrochlorothiazide, and olmesartan (Tribenzor)?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to amlodipine (Norvasc), hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ, HydroDiuril, Hyzaar, Vaseretic, Zestoretic), or olmesartan (Benicar), or if you have:

  • severe kidney disease;
  • if you are unable to urinate; or
  • if you are allergic to sulfa drugs.

If you have diabetes or kidney disease, you may not be able to take amlodipine, hydrochlorothiazide, and olmesartan if you are also taking a blood pressure medication that contains aliskiren (Amturnide, Tekturna, Tekamlo, or Valturna).

To make sure this medicine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:

  • kidney disease;
  • liver disease;
  • congestive heart failure;
  • angina (chest pain), severe coronary artery disease;
  • glaucoma;
  • lupus;
  • diabetes;
  • a penicillin allergy;
  • if you are dehydrated; or
  • if you are vomiting or having diarrhea.

FDA pregnancy category D. Do not take amlodipine, hydrochlorothiazide, and olmesartan if you are pregnant. Stop using this medication and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant. Olmesartan can cause injury or death to the unborn baby if you take the medicine during your second or third trimester. Use effective birth control while taking this medication.

It is not known whether amlodipine, hydrochlorothiazide, and olmesartan passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are taking this medication.

How should I take amlodipine, hydrochlorothiazide, and olmesartan (Tribenzor)?

This medication is usually taken once per day. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Amlodipine, hydrochlorothiazide, and olmesartan may be taken with or without food.

You may have new or worsening chest pain when you first start taking this medicine, or when your dose is increased. Call your doctor if your chest pain is severe or ongoing.

Keep using this medicine as directed, even if you feel well. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medication for the rest of your life.

Conditions that may cause very low blood pressure include: vomiting, diarrhea, heavy sweating, heart disease, dialysis, a low-salt diet, or taking diuretics (water pills). Tell your doctor if you have a prolonged illness that causes diarrhea or vomiting.

Your blood pressure will need to be checked often.

If you need surgery or medical tests, tell the doctor ahead of time that you are taking medication that contains hydrochlorothiazide. You may need to stop using the medicine for a short time.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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