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Can I suddenly stop amlodipine and start to take olmesartan 20 at that place. My bp well under control. I am 38. I have been using amlo for last 11 years.

3 Doctors Answered
If controlled don't change.
No never change Medicine without consulting a doctor.. Amlodipine and olmesartan both work on different principles... So don't take risk...
If your BP is under control . And you have no side effects continue amlodipine.
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