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Rhabdomyolysis, Orthopedic Procedure (7338271-4)
on Feb 23, 2011 Male from JAPAN , 41 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and was treated with Olmetec. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Olmetec side effects: rhabdomyolysis, orthopedic procedure. Olmetec dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Lipitor (Unk)
  • Norvasc (2.5 Mg, Daily)
  • Actos (Unk)
  • Amlodipine (Unk)


Enterocolitis Haemorrhagic, Haemoglobin Decreased (7337257-3)
Patient was taking Olmetec. Patient felt the following Olmetec side effects: enterocolitis haemorrhagic, haemoglobin decreased on Feb 28, 2011 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 67 years of age, . Olmetec dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, Weekly)
  • Maintate (Unk)
  • Prednisolone (Unk)
  • Hypen (Unk)
  • Fluitran (Unk)
  • Rheumatrex (6 Mg, Weekly)
  • Azulfidine (Unk)
  • Adalat (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperhidrosis (7335543-4)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 02, 2011 by a Male taking Olmetec (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and. Location: JAPAN , 69 years of age, After Olmetec was administered, patient encountered several Olmetec side effects: diabetes mellitus, hyperhidrosis.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Cardenalin (6 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Adalat (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Lymphadenitis, Pruritus, Lymph Node Palpable, Erythema, Mass, Inflammation, Lymph Node Pain (7332374-6)
on Mar 02, 2011 Male from JAPAN , 37 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, was treated with Olmetec. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Olmetec side effects: lymphadenitis, pruritus, lymph node palpable, erythema, mass, inflammation, lymph node pain. Olmetec dosage: 10mg Per Day.
Associated medications used:
  • Allopurinol (100mg Per Day)
  • Depakene
  • Lamictal
  • Warfarin
  • Excegran
Patient was hospitalized.


Hypertension (7331743-8)
on Feb 22, 2011 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 73 years of age, was treated with Olmetec. Patient felt the following Olmetec side effects: hypertension. Olmetec dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Gliclazide
  • Multaq
  • Metformin
  • Warfarin
  • Verapamil
  • Insulin (Dose:15 Unit(s))


Syncope, Fluid Retention, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Cough, Total Lung Capacity Decreased, Weight Increased, Blood Pressure Fluctuation, Blood Pressure Increased, Fatigue (7329746-2)
Patient was taking Olmetec Plus(hydrochlorothiazide, Olmesartan. After Olmetec was administered, patient encountered several Olmetec side effects: syncope, fluid retention, blood pressure inadequately controlled, cough, total lung capacity decreased, weight increased, blood pressure fluctuation, blood pressure increased, fatigue on Feb 10, 2011 from AUSTRALIA Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 198.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and. Olmetec Plus(hydrochlorothiazide, Olmesartan dosage: 40/12.5 Mg (qd),per Oral, 40/25 Mg (qd),per Oral.

Anosmia, Ageusia (7328722-3)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 01, 2011 by a Female taking Olmetec (Dosage: 40 Mg, Unk) was diagnosed with
  • blood pressure
and. Location: BELGIUM , 60 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Olmetec side effects: anosmia, ageusia.
Associated medications used:
  • Zanidip (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Pantomed (40 Mg Daily)
  • Paroxetine (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Pantomed (80 Mg Daily)


Prothrombin Time Prolonged (7327932-9)
on Feb 24, 2011 Male from JAPAN , weighting 112.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • cancer pain
and was treated with Olmetec. Patient felt the following Olmetec side effects: prothrombin time prolonged. Olmetec dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Urief
  • Durotep Mt Patch
  • Opso
  • Pursennid
  • Warfarin Potassium
  • Glufast
  • Loxonin
  • Opso


Gastrointestinal Sounds Abnormal, Feeling Abnormal, Dysstasia, Back Pain, Dysuria, Flatulence, Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea (7325357-3)
on Feb 23, 2011 Female from BRAZIL , 69 years of age, weighting 130.1 lb, was treated with Olmetec. After Olmetec was administered, patient encountered several Olmetec side effects: gastrointestinal sounds abnormal, feeling abnormal, dysstasia, back pain, dysuria, flatulence, headache, nausea, diarrhoea. Olmetec dosage: 20 Mg, 1x/day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Lipitor (10 Mg, 1x/day)


Rhabdomyolysis (7320891-4)
Patient was taking Olmetec. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Olmetec side effects: rhabdomyolysis on Feb 18, 2011 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 80 years of age, weighting 194.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • intermittent claudication
and. Olmetec dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Methycobal
  • Juvela N
  • Mezolmin
  • Amoban
  • Pepcid Rpd
  • Lulu A New Tablets
  • Amlodipine Besylate
  • Merislon
Patient was hospitalized.

Loss Of Consciousness (7319966-5)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 02, 2011 by a Male taking Olmetec (olmesartan Medoxomil) (tablet) (olmesartan (Dosage: Oral) . Location: FRANCE , 63 years of age, Patient felt the following Olmetec side effects: loss of consciousness. Patient was hospitalized.

Interstitial Lung Disease, Dyspnoea (7311916-0)
on Feb 14, 2011 Male from JAPAN , weighting 125.7 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
  • neuropathy peripheral
and was treated with Olmetec. After Olmetec was administered, patient encountered several Olmetec side effects: interstitial lung disease, dyspnoea. Olmetec dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Comesgen (1500 Unk, Unk)
  • Rasilez (150 Mg Daily)
  • Atenolol (Unk)
  • Cardenalin (Unk)
  • Slow-k (Unk)
  • Baycaron (12.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Nifedipine (Unk)
  • Miya-bm (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Hypoglycaemia, Loss Of Consciousness (7309573-2)
on Feb 16, 2011 Female from JAPAN , 68 years of age, weighting 101.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Olmetec. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Olmetec side effects: hypoglycaemia, loss of consciousness. Olmetec dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Januvia
  • Glycoran (The Morning And Evening)
Patient was hospitalized.

Respiratory Failure (7309259-4)
Patient was taking Olmetec. Patient felt the following Olmetec side effects: respiratory failure on Feb 16, 2011 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 83 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and. Olmetec dosage: 20 Mg, 1x/day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ubretid (5 Mg/day)
  • Lyrica (75 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Nitorol R (20 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Promac /jpn/ (75 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Calblock (8 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Depas (0.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Bio Three (1 G, 1x/day)
  • Neurotropin (Unk %, 2x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Peritoneal Permeability Increased, Eye Disorder, Oedema (7296523-0)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 03, 2011 by a Female taking Olmetec (Dosage: N/A) . Location: JAPAN , weighting 112.4 lb, After Olmetec was administered, patient encountered several Olmetec side effects: peritoneal permeability increased, eye disorder, oedema.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Basen (0.6 Mg, Unk)
  • Rasilez (150 Mg, Qd)
  • Adalat Cc
  • Lipitor (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Marzulene S (1.5 G, Unk)
  • Renagel (3000 Mg, Unk)
  • Promac (75 Mg, Unk)
  • Onealfa (0.5 Ug, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

(7290214-8)
on Feb 09, 2011 Male from JAPAN , 88 years of age, was treated with Olmetec. . Olmetec dosage: 20 Mg, Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Mucosolvan (45 Mg, Unk)
  • Hokunalin (2 Mg, Unk)
  • Gasmotin
  • Advair Diskus 100/50
  • Lasix (40 Mg, Unk)
  • Circanetten
  • Rasilez (150 Mg, Unk)
  • Amlodipine (5 Mg, Unk)


Diarrhoea, Stomatitis, Dermatitis Acneiform, Interstitial Lung Disease, Dry Skin (7282733-5)
on Jan 26, 2011 Male from JAPAN , 78 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was treated with Olmetec. Patient felt the following Olmetec side effects: diarrhoea, stomatitis, dermatitis acneiform, interstitial lung disease, dry skin. Olmetec dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Panitumumab (6 Mg/kg, Q2wk)
  • Minomycin
  • Hirudoid Soft
  • Terra-cortril Ointment
  • Nifelat L
  • Oxaliplatin
  • Itorol
  • Fluorouracil
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Failure, Pneumonia, Tachycardia, Pleural Effusion, Hypotension (7278073-0)
Patient was taking Olmetec (olmesartan Medoxomil) (tablet) (olmesartan Medoxomil). After Olmetec was administered, patient encountered several Olmetec side effects: cardiac failure, pneumonia, tachycardia, pleural effusion, hypotension on Jan 14, 2011 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , 44 years of age, weighting 125.7 lb, was diagnosed with
  • essential hypertension
and. Olmetec (olmesartan Medoxomil) (tablet) (olmesartan Medoxomil) dosage: 10 Mg, Per Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Persantin
  • Singulair (montelukast) (montelukast)
  • Cerekinon (trimebutine Maleate) (trimebutine Maleate)
  • Cardenalin (doxazosin Mesilate) (doxazosin Mesilate) (1 Mg)
  • Akineton
  • Serenace (haloperidol) (haloperidol)
  • Allelock (olopatadine Hydrochloride) (olopatadine Hydrochloride)
  • Lasix (20 Mg)


Respiratory Disorder Neonatal, Oligohydramnios, Peritoneal Dialysis, Caesarean Section, Foetal Growth Restriction, Pancreatorenal Syndrome, Neonatal Hypotension, Premature Baby, Retinopathy Of Prematurity (7276518-3)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 18, 2011 by a Female taking Olmetec (olmesartan Medoxomil) (tablet) (Dosage: 20 Mg, Transplacental) was diagnosed with
  • gestational hypertension
and. Location: JAPAN , weighting 2.99 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Olmetec side effects: respiratory disorder neonatal, oligohydramnios, peritoneal dialysis, caesarean section, foetal growth restriction, pancreatorenal syndrome, neonatal hypotension, premature baby, retinopathy of prematurity. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Pressure Decreased (7276511-0)
on Jan 12, 2011 Male from JAPAN , 68 years of age, weighting 112.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • essential hypertension
and was treated with Olmetec (olmesartan Medoxomil) (tablet). Patient felt the following Olmetec side effects: blood pressure decreased. Olmetec (olmesartan Medoxomil) (tablet) dosage: 5 Mg, Per Oral.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Pletal


Amniotic Fluid Volume Decreased, Caesarean Section, Foetal Disorder, Retinopathy Congenital, Renal Dysplasia, Foetal Distress Syndrome, Haemorrhage, Foetal Growth Restriction (7276496-7)
on Jan 18, 2011 Female from JAPAN , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and was treated with Olmetec (olmesartan Medoxomil) (tablet) (olmesartan Medoxomil). After Olmetec was administered, patient encountered several Olmetec side effects: amniotic fluid volume decreased, caesarean section, foetal disorder, retinopathy congenital, renal dysplasia, foetal distress syndrome, haemorrhage, foetal growth restriction. Olmetec (olmesartan Medoxomil) (tablet) (olmesartan Medoxomil) dosage: 20 Mg (20 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Per Oral.

Interstitial Lung Disease (7270357-5)
Patient was taking Olmetec. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Olmetec side effects: interstitial lung disease on Jan 27, 2011 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 66 years of age, . Olmetec dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Excegran (200 Mg Daily)
  • Selenica-r
  • Coniel
Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure Acute, Glomerulonephritis, Vasculitis (7267984-8)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 07, 2011 by a Male taking Olmetec Plus (hydrochlorothiazide, Olmesartan) (Dosage: 20/12.5mg (1 In 1 D), Oral) was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and. Location: GERMANY , 60 years of age, weighting 167.6 lb, Patient felt the following Olmetec side effects: renal failure acute, glomerulonephritis, vasculitis. Patient was hospitalized.

Hyperhidrosis, Condition Aggravated (7249445-5)
on Jan 19, 2011 Male from JAPAN , weighting 207.2 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hypertension
and was treated with Olmetec. After Olmetec was administered, patient encountered several Olmetec side effects: hyperhidrosis, condition aggravated. Olmetec dosage: 40 Mg Daily.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Shakuyakukanzoutou (2 Df, Unk)
  • Rasilez (150 Mg Daily)
  • Calblock (16 Mg Daily)
  • Urinorm (Unk)
  • Norvasc (Unk)


Interstitial Lung Disease (7244903-1)
on Jan 19, 2011 Male from JAPAN , 83 years of age, was treated with Olmetec. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Olmetec side effects: interstitial lung disease. Olmetec dosage: 20 Mg/day.
Associated medications used:
  • Bio Three (1 G/day)
  • Lasix (20 Mg/day)
  • Neurotropin (Unk)
  • Lyrica (150 Mg/day)
  • Takepron (15 Mg/day)
  • Bicalutamide (80 Mg/day)
  • Nitorol R (20 Mg/day)
  • Promac /jpn/ (75 Mg/day)


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