Olmo 40 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Olmo Tablet
Olmo 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
Olmo Tablet side effects
Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood
How to use Olmo 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. Olmo 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Olmo Tablet works
Olmo 40 mg Tablet 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.
Olmo Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olmo 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.
Lactation
Olmo 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Olmo 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Olmo 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olmo 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
Olmo 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olmo 40 mg Tablet 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 Olmo Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Olmo 40 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

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  • You have been prescribed Olmo 40 mg Tablet 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.
  • Olmo 40 mg Tablet 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.
  • Olmo 40 mg Tablet 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 Olmo 40 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Olmo 40 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Olmo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Olmo

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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 Olmo medoxomil?
Olmo 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 Olmo a blood thinner / statin?
No, Olmo decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys
Q. Is Olmo safe?
Olmo is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Olmo cause impotence?
No, Olmo does not cause impotence.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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