Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC

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Overview

Uses of Olminir Tablet FC

Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Olminir Tablet FC side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood

How to use Olminir Tablet FC

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. Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olminir Tablet FC works

Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Olminir Tablet FC related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC 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.
Lactation
Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Olminir Tablet FC?

If you miss a dose of Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC to improve your blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Olminir 40 mg Tablet FC.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Olminir with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Chlornol
MODERATE
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MODERATE
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Olminir

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. What is Olminir medoxomil?
Olminir 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 Olminir a blood thinner / statin?
No, Olminir decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys
Q. Is Olminir safe?
Olminir is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Olminir cause impotence?
No, Olminir does not cause impotence.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Jul 2018.
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