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OLBET 40 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR OLBET

Olmesartan(40 mg)

food interaction for OLBET

alcohol interaction for OLBET

pregnancy interaction for OLBET

lactation interaction for OLBET

medicine interaction for OLBET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olbet 40 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Olbet 40 mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR OLBET

Olmesartan(40 mg)

Uses

Olbet 40 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease

How it works

Olbet 40 mg tablet relaxes blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

Common side effects

Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Fatigue, Dizziness, Anemia, Renal impairment, Vertigo, Increased potassium level in blood

SUBSTITUTES FOR OLBET

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  • OLMEZEST 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 15.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 158
    pay 21% more per tablet
  • OLMESAR 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 16.30/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 163
    pay 24% more per tablet
  • OLVANCE 40 TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 16.30/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 163
    pay 24% more per tablet
  • OLMY 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 17.35/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 173.50
    pay 32% more per tablet
  • OLMAT 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 17.60/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 176
    pay 34% more per tablet

Expert advice FOR OLBET

  • Olmesartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Olmesartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Olmesartan.
  • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
  • Olmesartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.

Frequently asked questions FOR OLBET

Olmesartan

Q. What is olmesartan medoxomil?
Olmesartan medoxomil is available as olmezest or Benicar is an angiotensin II receptor blocker. It is not beta blocker or ACE inhibitor

Q. Is olmesartan better than telmisartan or losartan?
No, the effects of olmesartan, telmisartan or losartan are similar but may vary upon individual response

Q. Is olmesartan a blood thinner / statin?
No, olmesartan decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys

Q. Is olmesartan safe?
Olmesartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Does olmesartan cause impotence?
No, olmesartan does not cause impotence.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)