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Olmesat 20mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Olmesat Tablet contains olmesartan medoxomil, an anti-hypertensive. It is used to treat high blood pressure. It should be taken as directed by your doctor. Take it in the dose and duration as prescrib...
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ContainsOlmesartan Medoxomil(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Olmesat 20 MG

Olmesat Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Contraindications of Olmesat 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to Olmesartan medoxomil or any other ingredients of Olmesat Tablet
  • If you are pregnant for over 3-months
  • If you are suffering from jaundice
  • If you have diabetes
  • If you have problems with your gallbladder
  • If you have any kidney disease
  • If you are using any medicine containing aliskiren

Side effects of Olmesat 20 MG

  • 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 Olmesat 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Olmesat Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Olmesat may cause harmful effects in the unborn baby and it should be avoided. Consult your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Olmesat Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Olmesat is not recommended during breastfeeding, as it is unknown if it passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before using any medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Olmesat Tablet?
A:
Olmesat may make you dizzy. You need to be cautious while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Olmesat Tablet?
A:
It is unsafe for you to consume alcohol while on treatment with Olmesat Tablet.

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
  • 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
  • Olmesat Tablet is not recommended for children below the age of 6 years

Mode of Action of Olmesat 20 MG

How Does It Work?

This medicine 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.

Directions for Use of Olmesat 20 MG

Take this tablet as directed by the physician. Swallow it whole with a glass of water or milk. It can be taken with or without food. Do not break, crush or chew the medicine. It is essential to take i...
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Interactions of Olmesat 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Before starting Olmesat Tablet, inform your doctor about all the medicines you take, including herbal, vitamins & mineral supplements.
  • This 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 Olmesat.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine along with potassium supplements, medications like amiloride, spironolactone is not recommended, as it may lead to increased potassium levels in the blood.
  • Medicines like aspirin, ibuprofen, etc may lead to kidney failure when taken together with this medicine.
  • Lithium should not be taken simultaneously with this medicine.
  • This medicine should be taken at least 4 hours before Colesevelam (used to reduce cholesterol and fatty substances in the blood).

Interactions with food items

Olmesat Tablet can be taken either before or after your meals.

Storage and disposal of Olmesat 20 MG

Olmesat Tablet should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat. Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Olmesat 20 MG

Overdose

  • Overdose of this medicine may lead to low blood pressure (symptoms include dizziness, nausea, unconsciousness, blurred vision, etc). Seek urgent medical help if you experience any such symptom or feel...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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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 Olmesat used for?

A: Olmesat Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure.

Q: What lifestyle changes should I make to control high blood pressure?

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

Q: What does Olmesat Tablet contain?

A: Olmesat Tablet is an antihypertensive medicine containing Olmesartan medoxomil as its active ingredient.

Q: Should Olmesat Tablet be taken with or without food?

A: Olmesat Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food.

Q: How does Olmesat work?

A: Olmesat 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.

Q: Is Olmesat a blood thinner?

A: No, it is not a blood thinner. Olmesat 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.

Q: What are the side effects of Olmesat?

A: Headache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain and diarrhoea are a few side effects of Olmesat. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own.
Product Details
Brand
OLMESAT
Expires on or After
25/08/2022
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:11 PM (IST)
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