Medicine Overview of Olmegraf Tablet
Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
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 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Olmegraf 20mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
In Depth Information on Olmegraf Tablet
You have been prescribed Olmegraf 20mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
Lowering blood pressure reduces chances of future heart attack & strokes.
It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
Olmegraf 20mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
Olmegraf 20mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
- Do not take Olmegraf 20mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Olmegraf 20mg Tablet.
Olmegraf Tablet related warnings
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olmegraf 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.
Olmegraf 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Olmegraf 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Olmegraf 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmegraf 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Olmegraf 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmegraf 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Olmegraf 20mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Olmegraf Tablet
Olmegraf 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
No, Olmegraf decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys
Olmegraf is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Olmegraf does not cause impotence.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
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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