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Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines. It helps to control high blood pressure in different ways. If high blood pressure is not treated it can lead to heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.

Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of some 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 with or without food, preferably in the morning to avoid frequent urination at night. 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. Dizziness and dry mouth are some other common side effects of this medicine.

Uses of Olmegraf H Tablet

Side effects of Olmegraf H Tablet

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

How to use Olmegraf H 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 H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olmegraf H Tablet works

Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan which lower blood pressure effectively. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow. 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg 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
Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, very dry mouth or muscle weakness.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position. 
  • Use of Olmegraf H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
  • It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.

Patient Concerns

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What would be alternative for this medicine for same salt composition of some lower price. Name of the medicine -- ( Telmisartan 40 mg and Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablets USP
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
Telma h 40/12.5
Stunting done in 2011. All reports including echo are coming normal since then. One medicine cardiac H or remipril is shooting cough. What substitute I can take which can fix cough.?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
Stop ramipril start losar h 25/12.5
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References
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