OLKEM TRIO 20 MG/10 MG/12.5 MG TABLET

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Composition for OLKEM TRIO 20 MG/10 MG/12.5 MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Hypertension, fluid retention (edema), heart failure
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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of OLKEM TRIO 20 MG/10 MG/12.5 MG TABLET

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Uses of Olmesartan

Olmesartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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Side effects of Olmesartan

Common

Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Olmesartan

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.

How OLKEM TRIO 20 MG/10 MG/12.5 MG TABLET works

Olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.
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Uses of Cilnidipine

Cilnidipine is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Cilnidipine

Common

Fatigue, Ankle swelling, Sleepiness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema, Abdominal pain.

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How to use Cilnidipine

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.

How OLKEM TRIO 20 MG/10 MG/12.5 MG TABLET works

Cilnidipine is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.
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Uses of Chlorthalidone

Chlorthalidone is used in fluid retention (edema), heart failure, hypertension and kidney stone.
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Side effects of Chlorthalidone

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Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.

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How to use Chlorthalidone

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.

How OLKEM TRIO 20 MG/10 MG/12.5 MG TABLET works

Chlorthalidone lowers the blood pressure and swelling by removing extra water and electrolytes from the body.

In Depth Information on OLKEM TRIO 20 MG/10 MG/12.5 MG TABLET

Expert advice for Olmesartan

  • Olmesartan can be taken with or without food.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Olmesartan may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Expert advice for Cilnidipine

  • It is very common to have dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or a headache as a side effect.
  • To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens). 
  • Inform your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, fainting.
  • Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.

Expert advice for Chlorthalidone

  • Avoid drinking alcohol, which can increase some of the side effects of chlorthalidone.
  • Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink.
  • Do not take chlorthalidone and potassium salt or a potassium-sparing diuretic, if you are taking ACE inhibitors.
Warnings
Special precautions for OLKEM TRIO 20 MG/10 MG/12.5 MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.

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.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olkem trio 20 mg/10 mg/12.5 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.

Caution should be used in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for OLKEM TRIO 20 MG/10 MG/12.5 MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for 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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Frequently asked questions for Cilnidipine

Q. Is Cilnidipine used for hypertension?
Yes. Cilnidipine is used for hypertension.
Q. Is Cilnidipine better than benidipine?
Both of them reduces the blood pressure to a great extent but benidipine seems to be better in cases of kidney disease as it decreases the urinary protein loss better than Cilnidipine.
Q. What if Cilnidipine is taken with telmisartan?
A combination of two medicines which helps to control high blood pressure by widening the peripheral blood vessels so as to improve the flow of blood.Telmisartan is a type of angiotensin II receptor blocker and it inhibits the effects of angiotensin II, a hormone which results in narrowing of blood vessels.
Q. What are pleiotropic effects of Cilnidipine in patients with hypertension?
Apart from reducing the blood pressure they have a heart protective effect, kidney protective effect and reduces the protein leakage and also maintains the blood flow to the brain in cases of stroke.
Q. What is the dose of Cilnidipine?
The recommended adult oral dosage of Cilnidipine is 5-10 mg once daily. You should take the dose as suggested by your doctor.
Q. Is Cilnidipine better than nifedipine?
Yes. Cilnidipine is better than nifedipine as it has a smoother effect on blood pressure and heart rate as compared to nifedipine which causes a greater fluctuation.
Q. What if Cilnidipine is taken with chlorthalidone?
Chlorthalidone acts by increasing the urinary output. These two in a combination have an additive effect in reducing the blood pressure.
Q. What is Cilnidipine10?
This is Cilnidipine 10 mg tablet.
Q. What are the gastrointestinal side effects of Cilnidipine?
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, dry mouth.
Q. How does Cilnidipine works?
Cilnidipine blocks the calcium channels in the blood vessel and cause dilatation of blood vessels leading to decrease in blood pressure.
Q. How similar Cilnidipine and losartan?
Apart from reducing the blood pressure they both equally maintain the blood flow to the brain in cases of stroke.
Q. What if Cilnidipine is taken with olmesartan?
These two acts synergistically and have an additive effect in reducing the blood pressure also there is a decrease in the urinary albumin excretion seen in the kidney failure patients.
Q. What if Cilnidipine is taken with nebivolol?
Both are blood pressure lowering medications and have additive effects in combination. Nebivolol also decreases the work of the heart and reduces heart rate.
Q. What is J Circle study cilnidipine?
J circle study is -Effects of the N/L-type calcium channel blocker Cilnidipine nephropathy (assessment of the urinary albumin/creatinine ratio and uric acid metabolism in hypertensive patients with chronic kidney disease. It proved that there is a significant decrease in Albumin creatinine ratio with Cilnidipine as compared to other drugs like amlodipine.
Q. What is the half life of Cilnidipine?
A half life of Cilnidipine is 2.5 hr.
Q. What is the difference between Cilnidipine and azelnidipine?
There is no difference in the reduction of blood pressure between Cilnidipine and azelnidipine, but Cilnidipine has shown a greater reduction in urinary albumin & creatinine ratio than azelnidipine. So Cilnidipine is more efficient in reducing leakage of albumin in urine than azelnidipine in type 2 diabetic patients with hypertension.
Q. How is Cilnidipine compared with amlodipine?
Both amlodipine and Cilnidipine are equally good in reducing blood pressure but Cilnidipine has fewer chances of pedal edema and also better in patients with renal dysfunction as compared to amlodipine.
Q. What if Cilnidipine is taken with valsartan?
By combining Cilnidipine with valsartan it shows an additive effect in reducing blood pressure. Apart from that this combination has shown to decrease the blood vessel and cardiac damage due to high blood pressure.
Q. Is Cilnidipine a novel dihydropyridine?
Yes. Cilnidipine is a novel dihydropyridine, it has dual action on calcium channels.
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Frequently asked questions for Chlorthalidone

Q. What is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5?
Chlorthalidone belongs to class of medications called thiazide diuretics
Q. Is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 a generic drug?
Yes, chlorthalidone is the generic name and hydrazine 12.5 is brand name
Q. Is chlorthalidone an ace inhibitor/potassium sparing diuretic/sulfa drug/benzodiazepine/a blood thinner?
No, chlorthalidone belongs to class of medication called as thiazide diuretics
Q. Is chlorthalidone a water pill?
Yes, it is a diuretic and also called as ‘water pill'
Q. Is chlorthalidone better than hydrochlorothiazide?
Chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Can I take chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 with ibuprofen/Excedrin/Tylenol?
There is no observed drug interaction. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Can amitriptyline cause weight loss: gain/cough/low potassium/high blood sugar/erectile dysfunction?
Amitriptyline can cause low potassium/high blood pressure. Patients should consult the doctor regarding the possible side effects.
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