Olmin 20-CH Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Olmin 20-CH Tablet

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Uses of Olmesartan

Olmesartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Olmesartan

Common

Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Olmesartan

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. Olmin 20-CH Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Olmin 20-CH Tablet works

Olmesartan 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.
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Uses of Chlorthalidone

Chlorthalidone is used in hypertension and oedema.
It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Side effects of Chlorthalidone

Common

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

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How to use Chlorthalidone

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. Olmin 20-CH Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Olmin 20-CH Tablet works

Chlorthalidone is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

In Depth Information on Olmin 20-CH Tablet

Expert advice for Olmesartan

  • Olmesartan 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.
  • Olmesartan 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.

Expert advice for Chlorthalidone

  • Chlorthalidone helps lower blood pressure and also removes excess water from your body.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Chlorthalidone, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
Warnings
Special precautions for Olmin 20-CH Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
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.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olmin 20-CH 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.
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Lactation
Olmin 20-CH Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Olmin 20-CH Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Olmin 20-CH Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmin 20-CH Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Use of Olmin 20-CH Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
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Liver
CAUTION
Olmin 20-CH Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmin 20-CH Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Olmin 20-CH Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Olmin 20-CH Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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
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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Frequently asked questions for 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
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.
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