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Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to reduce high blood pressure, thus lowering the chances of any future heart attack and stroke. It is taken by mouth (orally), with food, preferably at the same time each day. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. This medicine may cause dehydration, so it is better to take plenty of fluids. Inform the doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness, or dry mouth. Dizziness may occur due to low blood pressure but this gets better with time.

Uses of Olmax-CH Tablet

Olmax-CH Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach upset
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Increased blood lipid level
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Olmax-CH 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. Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Olmax-CH Tablet works

Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Olmesartan and chlorthalidone which lower blood pressure effectively. Olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Olmax-CH Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet 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.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet
₹17.35/Tablet
CTD-O 6.25/40 Tablet
Ipca Laboratories Ltd
₹17.3/Tablet
same price
₹21.88/Tablet
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Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet
Medley Pharmaceuticals
₹13.5/Tablet
save 22%
Olmesar CH 40 mg/6.25 mg Tablet
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹16.2/Tablet
save 7%
₹13/Tablet
save 25%

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position. 
  • Use of Olmax-CH 40mg/6.25mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
  • It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Olmax-CH

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High blod pressure. Eritel ch 40 1 tablet every day continued
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Kindly do yoga & meditation along with your treatment
if diabetes is in control by precaution then need of medicine is or not .I am not taking medicine bcz diabetes in control but some time feel pain in left leg if I take some sugar item . plz guide me
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Che ch blood sugar fadting and pp and HbA1c
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References
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