Olmesar 20 Tablet

 156.50

Olmesar 20 Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Olmesartan Medoxomil (20mg)

INTRODUCTION OF OLMESAR TABLET

Olmesar 20 Tablet is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attack and stroke. This medicine is also effective in preserving kidney function in patients with diabetes.

Olmesar 20 Tablet can be prescribed either alone or in combination with other medicines. It may be taken with or without food during the day or at night. However, try to take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit. It is important to continue taking it regularly even if you feel well or if your blood pressure is controlled. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This is a widely used medicine and is considered safe for long-term use.

Making some changes in your lifestyle will also help lower your blood pressure. These may include regular exercise, losing weight, smoking cessation, reducing alcohol intake, and reducing the amount of salt in your diet as advised by your doctor. This medicine is tolerated well by most patients and has few side effects. Dizziness, particularly after the first dose, is known to occur in some people. This may be associated with headache. Let your doctor know if these side effects bother you or do not go away. No weight gain has been seen with the regular use of this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor may check your kidney function, blood pressure and potassium levels in your blood at regular intervals while you are taking this medicine.

USES OF OLMESAR TABLET

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Heart failure
  • Prevention of heart attack and stroke

OLMESAR TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Sinus infection
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea

HOW TO USE OLMESAR TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Olmesar 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW OLMESAR TABLET WORKS

Olmesar 20 Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

OLMESAR TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
Olmesar 20 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol Taking Olmesar 20 Tablet with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
warnings Pregnancy
Olmesar 20 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Lactation
Olmesar 20 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
warnings Driving
Olmesar 20 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings Kidney
Olmesar 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmesar 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
warnings Liver
Olmesar 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmesar 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease.

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