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Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet
Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
146.20*
MRP 172.00
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Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet Description

Olkem Ct Tablet is a combination medicine. It is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It contains olmesartan medoxomil and chlorthalidone (also called chlortalidone) as active substances.

Product Summary

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ContainsOlmesartan Medoxomil(20.0 Mg) + Chlorthalidone / Chlortalidone(12.5 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsDizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
Check more medicines with composition as Olmesartan Medoxomil(20.0 Mg) + Chlorthalidone / Chlortalidone(12.5 Mg)

Uses of Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

For the treatment of high blood pressure.

Contraindications of Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to olmesartan medoxomil, chlorthalidone or any other ingredients of Olkem Ct Tablet
  • If you are pregnant for over 3-months
  • If you have jaundice
  • If you have diabetes
  • If you have problems with your gallbladder
  • If you have any kidney disease
  • If your urine output in 24 hours is very low (less than 100ml).
  • If you are taking any medicine containing aliskiren

Side effects of Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Low blood pressure

Precautions and Warnings of Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Olkem Ct Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Olkem Ct Tablet should not be taken during pregnancy. When pregnancy is detected, stop taking this medicine immediately and contact your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or you are planning to have a baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Olkem Ct Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Olkem Ct Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as there is limted safety data available, hence consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Olkem Ct Tablet?
A:
Olkem Ct Tablet may cause dizziness or fatigue. If you experience any side effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Olkem Ct Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Olkem Ct Tablet as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine such as dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from any heart diseases
  • You have problems with your kidney or liver
  • You have diarrhoea, vomiting or are dehydrated
  • You have low blood pressure
  • You are on treatment with high doses of water tablets (furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide)
  • You are on a low-salt diet
  • Your doctor has told you that you have high blood potassium levels
  • You have problems with your adrenal glands
  • You are taking other medicines to treat high blood pressure like ramipril, lisinopril, aliskiren, etc

Mode of Action of Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Olkem Ct Tablet works by the combined action of both its components - olmesartan medoxomil and chlorthalidone (also called chlortalidone).
  • Olmesartan medoxomil works by blocking a substance in the body that causes the blood vessels to tighten, thus relaxing blood vessels and allowing the blood to flow easily.
  • Chlorthalidone lowers blood pressure by increasing the excretion of water and sodium through urine.

Directions for Use of Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

  • Olkem Ct Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • You should take this medicine regularly and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Olkem Ct Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat heart problems, or are taking other medicines to treat high blood pressure, potassium supplements, painkillers, amiloride, spironolactone, lithium, cole...
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Storage and disposal of Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

  • Store Olkem Ct Tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Olkem Ct 20mg Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Olkem Ct Tablet, contact your doct...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Olkem Ct Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Olkem Ct Tablet?

A: Olkem Ct Tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Q: What is the composition of Olkem Ct Tablet?

A: Olkem Ct Tablet is a combination medicine containing olmesartan medoxomil and chlorthalidone (also called chlortalidone).
Product Details
Brand
OLKEM CT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/03/2024
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 08:00 AM (IST)

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