Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Olmesartan Medoxomil(40.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Olmesar 40mg Tablet contains Olmesartan medoxomil, an anti-hypertensive. It is used to treat high blood pressure. Take as suggested by the doctor and in the dose and duration prescribed. Take with or ...
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    Precautions and Warnings
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Uses of Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

It is used to treat high blood pressure.

Contraindications of Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Olmesartan medoxomil or other ingredients of Olmesar 40mg Tablet.
  • If you are pregnant for over 3-months.
  • If you suffer from jaundice.
  • If you suffer from diabetes.
  • If you suffer from gallbladder problems.
  • If you suffer from kidney disease.
  • If you are using medicine containing aliskiren.

Side effects of Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Tiredness
  • Body pain, chest pain
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Cough
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Sore throat
  • Swelling
  • Blood in the urine

Precautions and Warnings of Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets



Can I take Olmesar 40mg Tablet during pregnancy?
The medicine may cause harmful effects on the unborn baby and it must be avoided. Consult the doctor before using this medicines during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Olmesar 40mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
Avoid while breastfeeding, as it is unknown if it passes into breast milk. Consult the doctor before using medicine while breastfeeding.


Can I drive after consuming Olmesar 40mg Tablet?
The medicine may make you dizzy. Be cautious while driving or operating machines.


Can I consume alcohol while taking Olmesar 40mg Tablet?
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Olmesar 40mg Tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from heart diseases.
  • You suffer from kidney or liver problems.
  • You suffer from diarrhoea, vomiting.
  • You are taking high doses of water tablets (furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide).
  • You are on a low-salt diet.
  • The doctor has told you that you have high blood potassium levels.
  • You suffer from problems with the adrenal glands.
  • You are using medicines to treat high blood pressure like Ramipril, Lisinopril, Aliskiren, etc.
  • The medicine is not recommended for children below the age of 6 years.

Mode of Action of Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

The medicine blocks a substance in the body that causes the blood vessels to tighten, thus relaxing blood vessels and allows the blood to flow easily.

Directions for Use of Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Take as suggested by the physician. Swallow as a whole with a glass of water or milk. Take with or without food. Do not break, crush or chew the medicine. Take at the same time every day for optimal r...
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Interactions of Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Before starting Olmesar 40mg medicine, inform the doctor about the medicines you take, including herbal, vitamins and mineral supplements.
  • The medicine, when taken with other antihypertensive medications like benazepril, captopril, lisinopril, may alter its effects.
  • Concomitant use along with medicine used in heart diseases and high blood pressure like perindopril, candesartan, aliskiren may increase the risk of side effects with the medicine.
  • Concomitant use of the medicine along with potassium supplements, medications like amiloride, spironolactone is not recommended, it may lead to increased potassium levels in the blood.
  • Medicines like aspirin, ibuprofen, etc may lead to kidney failure when taken together with the medicine.
  • Lithium must not be taken with the medicine.
  • The medicine must be taken 4 hours before Colesevelam (used to reduce cholesterol and fatty substances in the blood).

Interactions with food items

Take the medicine either before or after your meals.

Storage and disposal of Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Store at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Olmesar 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets


  • An overdose of the medicine may lead to low blood pressure (symptoms include dizziness, nausea, unconsciousness, blurred vision, etc). Seek medical help if you experience the symptom or feel you have ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the use of Olmesar 40mg Tablet?

A: The medicine helps to treat high blood pressure.

Q: What lifestyle changes must follow to control high blood pressure?

  • You must plan the diet, consume a balanced diet that has proteins, whole grain fibrous fruits and vegetables.
  • Limit carbohydrate, salt and sugar intake.
  • Exercise regularly and reduce weight.
  • Avoid smoking or drinking.
  • Consult the doctor before starting diet or food habits.

Q: What does Olmesar 40mg Tablet contain?

A: Olmesar 40mg Tablet is an antihypertensive medicine that contains Olmesartan medoxomil as an active ingredient.

Q: Can I take Olmesar 40mg Tablet with or without food?

A: Olmesar 40mg Tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor. It is taken with or without food.
Last Updated on: 24 Jun 2021 | 11:16 AM (IST)
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