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Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Olmegraf Tablet

Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet helps reduce high blood pressure, thus lowering the chances of any future heart attack and stroke. It may also be used to improve the symptoms of chronic (long-standing) heart failure. It helps to preserve kidney function, especially in patients with diabetes. This medicine may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. It is taken by mouth (orally), with or without food, preferably at the same time each day. Side effects are few and uncommon with this medicine. However, dizziness may occur due to low blood pressure, particularly after the first dose.

Olmegraf Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood

How to use Olmegraf 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. Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olmegraf Tablet works

Olmegraf 20 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.

Olmegraf Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet. Taking Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olmegraf 20 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
Olmegraf 20 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
Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmegraf 20 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 Olmegraf Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • It can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down for a long time.
  • Your doctor may get regular tests done to monitor the level of  urea, creatinine, and potassium in your blood.
  • Avoid taking anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen, along with this medicine without consulting your doctor.
  • Do not take Olmegraf 20 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Olmegraf with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Olmegraf?

Yes, the use of Olmegraf can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly get up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. Can I stop taking Olmegraf if I feel well?

No, keep using Olmegraf as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Olmegraf suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. What are some lifestyle changes to make while using Olmegraf?

Making lifestyle changes while taking Olmegraf can boost your health. Avoid smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce the risk of heart attack.

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