Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet

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Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Mankind Pharma Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Olmesartan Medoxomil (20mg) + Amlodipine (5mg)

INTRODUCTION

Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when single medication is not effective. It also helps to reduce chances of future heart attack and stroke.

Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet should be used along with proper diet, salt restriction and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken regularly at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly as it may result in sudden increase of blood pressure. Some people may experience mild dizziness initially while taking this medicine, but this improves with time. Swelling of the ankle may occur in some patients as a side effect.

USES OF OLMETIME-AM TABLET

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

OLMETIME-AM TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Taste change
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Stomach upset
  • Increased potassium level in blood

HOW TO USE OLMETIME-AM 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. Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW OLMETIME-AM TABLET WORKS

Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Olmesartan Medoxomil and Amlodipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Olmesartan Medoxomil is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

OLMETIME-AM TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet
warnings Pregnancy
Olmetime-AM 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
Olmetime-AM 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
Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
warnings Kidney
Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
warnings Liver
Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Olmetime-AM 20 Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

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