Medicine Overview of Olmepath Tablet
Olmepath 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure
Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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. Olmepath 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Olmepath 10mg 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 Olmepath Tablet
- Olmepath can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
- Olmepath may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Olmepath Tablet related warnings
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olmepath 10mg 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.
Olmepath 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Olmepath 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Olmepath 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmepath 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Olmepath 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmepath 10mg 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 Olmepath 10mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Frequently asked questions about Olmepath Tablet
Olmepath 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, Olmepath decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys
Olmepath is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Olmepath does not cause impotence.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Olmepath with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Heparin: Caprin
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Eptus
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