OLMY-D 40 TABLET SR

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for OLMY-D 40 TABLET SR

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Primarily used for

Hypertension, fluid retention (edema), heart failure
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
198.6
₹19.86/tablet sr
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Substitutes for OLMY-D

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Medicine Overview of OLMY-D 40 TABLET SR

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Uses of Olmesartan

Olmesartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olmy-d 40 tablet sr at a fixed time.

How OLMY-D 40 TABLET SR works

Olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.
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Uses of Indapamide

Indapamide is used in fluid retention (edema), heart failure, hypertension and kidney stone.
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Side effects of Indapamide

Common

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

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How to use Indapamide

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olmy-d 40 tablet sr at a fixed time.

How OLMY-D 40 TABLET SR works

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

In Depth Information on OLMY-D 40 TABLET SR

Expert advice for Olmesartan

  • Olmesartan can be taken with or without food.
  • 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 Indapamide

  • Do avoid excessive exposure to sunlight and wear sunscreen while taking indapamide.
  • Indapamide should not be given to children or adolescent.
  • Do not take indapamide tablets if you are allergic to indapamide, sulphonamide or any other ingredient of tablet.
  • Do not take indapamide tablet if you have intolerance to some sugars.
  • Do not take indapamide if you have severe liver disease, kidney disease or hepatic encephalopathy (abnormal brain function due to liver problems); low blood potassium level, heart problems, diabetes, or gout (pain and swelling of the small joints due to elevated levels of uric acid in the blood and subsequent deposition in the joints).
  • Avoid using indapamide if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for OLMY-D 40 TABLET SR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.

Taking Indapamide 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
Olmy-d 40 tablet sr 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.

Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for OLMY-D 40 TABLET SR

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 Indapamide

Q. Is indapamide a water pill, beta blocker, calcium channel blocker, loop diuretic, diuretic, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, statins or blood thinner?
Indapamide is a thiazide-like diuretic, a water pill. It is not a beta blocker, calcium channel blocker, loop diuretic, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, statins or blood thinner
Q. Is indapamide a sulfa drug, contains sulfa?
Indapamide is a sulfa drug, contains sulfa (sulphonamide). Indapamide should not be taken by patients allergic to sulfa/sulphonamide
Q. Is indapamide potassium sparing?
Indapamide is not potassium sparing. It lowers the potassium level in body
Q. Can I take paracetamol, ibuprofen with indapamide?
Ibuprofen may reduce the blood pressure lowering effect of indapamide. Paracetamol can be taken with indapamide. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Does indapamide cause weight gain, weight loss, low potassium, hair loss, diabetes, raise blood glucose, gout or erectile dysfunction?
Indapamide does not cause weight gain, hair loss. Indapamide may cause weight loss, low potassium level, diabetes, raise blood glucose, gout or erectile dysfunction.
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