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CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. Lowering the blood pressure helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke. It is taken by mouth along with food. This medicine should be taken during day time to avoid frequent urination at night. Lifestyle changes like healthy diet, regular exercise and smoking cessation may help this medicine to work better. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. This medicine may cause dehydration, so it is better to take plenty of fluids. Dizziness and dry mouth may also occur as side effects of this medicine. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advised while using this medicine.

CTD-O Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach upset
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Increased blood lipid level
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use CTD-O 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. CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How CTD-O Tablet works

CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Olmesartan and chlorthalidone which lower blood pressure effectively. Olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

CTD-O Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet Taking Chlorthalidone with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
CTD-O 6.25/40 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position. 
  • Use of CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
  • It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to CTD-O

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Dear Doctor, I had a by surgery in 2013. In April I got the checkup done. All test are normal except I have slightly high BP. I have been taking these medicine on the advice of my cardiologist. CILACAR 10 MG TABLET - M/E CTD 6.25 MG TABLET - M HOPACE 5 MG Tablets - M/E ROSUVAS 10 MG TABLET - E STARPRESS-XL 50 MG TABLET - M Could you pl. suggest some cheaper alternative medicines? Thank you
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
U can go for generics
High calostrol & blood pressure
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
it not very high u can control by exercise & diet40 minutes of exercise in morning ( 20 minutes of running and 20 minutes of aerobics)in night after 30 minutes of dinner walk for 20 minutesless oily food and no non vegetarian in night for dinnereat more fibrous fruits and vegetables in night , or in lunchmake a habit of eating 1 fruit in morning either apple or orange or guava and also take sprouts in morningavoid beer or alcohol if u take , quit smoking if u do so
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