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OLMAT 40MG TABLET

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Composition FOR OLMAT

Olmesartan(40mg)

food interaction for OLMAT

alcohol interaction for OLMAT

pregnancy interaction for OLMAT

lactation interaction for OLMAT

medicine interaction for OLMAT

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olmat 40mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Olmat 40mg 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 OLMAT

Olmesartan(40mg)

Uses

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

How it works

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

Common side effects

Arterial hypotension (low blood pressure)

COMMON DOSAGE FOR OLMAT 40MG TABLET

Patients taking OLMAT 40MG TABLET

  • 86%
    Once A Day
  • 7%
    Twice A Day
  • 4%
    Thrice A week
  • 2%
    Thrice A Day
  • 1%
    Twice A Week

SUBSTITUTES FOR OLMAT

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  • OLMEZEST 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 15.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 158
    save 10% more per tablet
  • OLMESAR 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 16.30/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 163
    save 7% more per tablet
  • OLVANCE 40 TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 16.30/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 163
    save 7% more per tablet
  • OLMY 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 17.35/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 173.50
    save 1% more per tablet
  • OLSAR 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Unichem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 16.14/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 161.45
    save 8% more per tablet

Expert advice FOR OLMAT

  • 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

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.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT OLMAT 40MG TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
86%
Can't say
14%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
67%
No
33%

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