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Composition FOR OLMEZEST CH

Olmesartan(20mg),Chlorthalidone(12.5mg)

food interaction for OLMEZEST CH

alcohol interaction for OLMEZEST CH

pregnancy interaction for OLMEZEST CH

lactation interaction for OLMEZEST CH

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Taking Chlorthalidone with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
UNSAFE
Olmezest ch 20 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.

SALT INFORMATION FOR OLMEZEST CH

Olmesartan(20mg)

Uses

Olmesartan is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease.

How it works

Olmesartan 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

Fatigue, Dizziness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Vertigo, Anemia, Renal impairment, Increased potassium level in blood.
Chlorthalidone(12.5mg)

Uses

Chlorthalidone is used in fluid retention (edema), heart failure, increased blood pressure and kidney stone.

How it works

Chlorthalidone lowers the blood pressure and swelling by removing extra water and electrolytes from the body.

Common side effects

Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR OLMEZEST CH 20 TABLET

Patients taking OLMEZEST CH 20 TABLET

  • 95%
    Once A Day
  • 5%
    Twice A Day

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Expert advice FOR OLMEZEST CH

  • 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 OLMEZEST CH

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.

Chlorthalidone

Q. What is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5?
Chlorthalidone belongs to class of medications called thiazide diuretics
Q. Is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 a generic drug?
Yes, chlorthalidone is the generic name and hydrazine 12.5 is brand name
Q. Is chlorthalidone an ace inhibitor/potassium sparing diuretic/sulfa drug/benzodiazepine/a blood thinner?
No, chlorthalidone belongs to class of medication called as thiazide diuretics
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Q. Is chlorthalidone a water pill?
Yes, it is a diuretic and also called as ‘water pill'
Q. Is chlorthalidone better than hydrochlorothiazide?
Chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Can I take chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 with ibuprofen/Excedrin/Tylenol?
There is no observed drug interaction. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Can amitriptyline cause weight loss: gain/cough/low potassium/high blood sugar/erectile dysfunction?
Amitriptyline can cause low potassium/high blood pressure. Patients should consult the doctor regarding the possible side effects.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT OLMEZEST CH 20 TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
80%
Moderately effective
20%

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