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Olkem 40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Olkem 40 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Olkem 40 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
269.5
₹17.97/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Olkem Tablet

Uses of Olkem Tablet

Olkem 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Olkem Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Olkem are Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

How to use Olkem 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. Olkem 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olkem Tablet works

Olkem 40 mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Olkem Tablet

Expert advice for Olkem Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Olkem 40 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • Olkem 40 mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Olkem 40 mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take Olkem 40 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Olkem 40 mg Tablet.
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Olkem Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Olkem Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olkem 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.
Lactation
Olkem 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Olkem 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Olkem 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olkem 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
Olkem 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olkem 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Olkem Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Olkem 40 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Olkem Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Olmesartan

Q. What is Olkem medoxomil?
Olkem 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 Olkem a blood thinner / statin?
No, Olkem decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys
Q. Is Olkem safe?
Olkem is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Olkem cause impotence?
No, Olkem does not cause impotence.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Olkem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Olkem with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Olkem with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Olkem with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf
Olkem with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran
Olkem with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Olkem with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium
Olkem with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Olkem with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Olkem with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine
Olkem with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Olkem with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Sprintas, CV Sprin, Sprin, Aspent, Delisprin
Olkem with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Olkem with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Olkem with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide, Nimby, Bitugesic, Edil, Nimejeev, Nimutek, Nimad, Nimori, Nimogin, Sulbid, Newiide, Combilid, Nimer, Tribid, Tamid, Nimirad, Nimiff, Denim, Dexnim, Esu, Nipin, Arinox, Dolonide, Nimered, Astnim, Nimic, Vernim, Nimstar, Nimtala, Nimoogesic, Nimscal, Nimulot, Nimdol, Pifnim, Nimotil, Bestonim, Nims, Wylid, Nimucil, Nuke, Nimula, Rinim, Nimesulide, Imulid, Finegesic, Sumelide, NSD, Nimi, Nimee, Amonim, Nimsula, Karlide, Painside, Penim, Nim, Nika, Himoran, Nimy, Nimage, Limosan, Nille, G Sulide, Fanim, Bronim, Nime, Slide, Nisba, Nimugel, Nimid, Nim M, Relexulide, Nimsutech, Benim, Amulid, Nisulid, Caslide, Nimsmi, M Sulide, Nichem, Paindown, Nimsoh, Nimosh, Bentilide, Nimesyn, Nucid, Nimze, Nimoril, Bio Nim, Ana, Tonim, Nemtab, Nimuvista, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Twinease, Nyci, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Myonal, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid
Olkem with Torasemide
MODERATE
Olkem with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Olkem with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Olkem with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Olkem with Indapamide
MODERATE
Olkem with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Olkem with Benzydamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Olkem with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin
Olkem with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Olkem with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Olkem with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
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