API Product   :    Olmesartan Medoxomil
CEP   :    ¤
WCC   :    ?
Therapeutic Use    :    Agents acting on the renin-angiotensin system; Antihypertensives
Agents acting on the renin-angiotensin system; Antihypertensives
Originator   :    Daiichi Sankyo Company
Daiichi Sankyo Company
CAS No.    :    144689-63-4
Trade Name.   :    BENICAR
Molecular Weight   :    558.585 g/mol
Molecular Formula   :    C29H30N6O6
Olmesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Olmesartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.
Olmesartan medoxomil is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist which is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It was developed by Sankyo in 1995, and is sold under the trade name Benicar, among others. An ester prodrug, it is completely and rapidly hydrolyzed to the active acid form, olmesartan.