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Olmin 20-H Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Olmin 20-H 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.

Olmin 20-H 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.

Side effects of Olmin H Tablet

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

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

How Olmin H Tablet works

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Olmin 20-H Tablet
₹9.52/Tablet
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Quick Tips

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

Patient Concerns

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I am taking olmin 40. I feel weak cannot fall asleep at night have pain in the calf's and back. I have been adviced olmin h 40. Are the issues medicine related.Should I change to olmin h 40? Kindly advice. Thanks
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
continue taking your medications as advised by your treating physician
I am having high Blood pressure and also taking thyroid medicine (Thyrox-75) My doctor has advised me following medicines for blood pressure. - OLMY 40 - OLMIN H 12.5 MG/40 MG TABLET one tablet a day, with one medicine to be taken in morning and another in evening. I am looking for any other medicines as these are very costly as compared to what i used to take earlier(Losar-50). Kindly prescribe me which medicine should I take for my B.P. Thanks PATIENT
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
I don't think these medications r proper for u please consult Cardiologist near u for proper examination and blood work up
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