OLMAT 20MG TABLET

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Composition FOR OLMAT 20mg tablet

Olmesartan(20mg)

food interaction for OLMAT tablet

alcohol interaction for OLMAT tablet

pregnancy interaction for OLMAT tablet

lactation interaction for OLMAT tablet

medicine interaction for OLMAT tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olmat 20mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Olmat 20mg 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.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR OLMAT 20mg tablet

    Olmesartan(20mg)

    Olmat tablet uses

    Olmat 20mg tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension, heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease.

    How olmat tablet works

    Olmat 20mg tablet relaxes the blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

    Common side effects of olmat tablet

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR OLMAT 20MG TABLET

    Patients taking OLMAT 20MG TABLET

    • 91%
      Once A Day
    • 8%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR OLMAT tablet

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      Rs. 9.65/tablet
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    Expert advice FOR OLMAT tablet

    • 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 OLMAT 20mg tablet

    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
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    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.

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT OLMAT 20MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    92%
    Can't say
    8%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    No
    56%
    Yes
    44%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 18 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)