Olmesartan is used in the treatment of hypertension, heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease.
Chlorthalidone is used in fluid retention (edema), heart failure, hypertension and kidney stone.
How it works
Olmesartan relaxes the blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.
Chlorthalidone lowers the blood pressure and swelling by removing extra water and electrolytes from the body.
Common side effects
Fatigue, Dizziness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Vertigo, Anemia, Renal impairment, Increased potassium level in blood.