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OLMETOR 40 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR OLMETOR

Olmesartan(40mg)

food interaction for OLMETOR

alcohol interaction for OLMETOR

pregnancy interaction for OLMETOR

lactation interaction for OLMETOR

medicine interaction for OLMETOR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olmetor 40 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Olmetor 40 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR OLMETOR

    Olmesartan(40mg)

    Uses

    Olmetor 40 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease

    How it works

    Olmetor 40 mg tablet relaxes the blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

    Common side effects

    Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Fatigue, Dizziness, Anemia, Renal impairment, Vertigo, Increased potassium level in blood

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR OLMETOR 40 MG TABLET

    Patients taking OLMETOR 40 MG TABLET

    • 87%
      Once A Day
    • 9%
      Twice A Day
    • 4%
      Twice A Week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR OLMETOR

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    • OLMEZEST 40 MG TABLET
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      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 15.80/tablet
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      Rs. 158
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    • OLMESAR 40 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 16.30/tablet
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      Rs. 163
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    • OLVANCE 40MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 16.30/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 163
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    • OLMY 40MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 19.07/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 190.70
      pay 12% more per tablet
    • OLMAT 40MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Micro Labs Ltd
      Rs. 17.60/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 176
      pay 4% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR OLMETOR

    • Olmesartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Olmesartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
    • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Olmesartan.
    • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
    • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
    • Olmesartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.

    Frequently asked questions FOR OLMETOR

    Olmesartan

    Q.

    What is olmesartan medoxomil?
    Olmesartan 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

    Q.

    Is olmesartan a blood thinner / statin?
    No, olmesartan decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys

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    Q.

    Is olmesartan safe?
    Olmesartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    Does olmesartan cause impotence?
    No, olmesartan does not cause impotence.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)