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Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Olsavas 3 Tablet

Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Olsavas 3 Tablet side effects

Common
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Sleepiness
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Taste change
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Stomach upset
  • Altered blood lipids

How to use Olsavas 3 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. Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olsavas 3 Tablet works

Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Olmesartan Medoxomil, Amlodipine and Hydrochlorothiazide. Olmesartan Medoxomil is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by widening and relaxing the blood vessels, thereby lowering blood pressure. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

Olsavas 3 Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg 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
Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • Use of Olsavas 3 20mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Olsavas 3

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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. Can I feel dizzy after taking Olsavas 3?

Yes, the use of Olsavas 3 can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. Can I use Olsavas 3 in pregnancy?

No, Olsavas 3 should be avoided in pregnancy as it can cause injury and death to the baby. If you conceive while taking Olsavas 3, stop using the medicine and contact your doctor immediately. The doctor may suggest other ways to lower blood pressure.

Q. What are some lifestyle changes I need to make while using Olsavas 3?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Olsavas 3. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce your risk of heart attack.

Q. How would I know if I have high potassium level?

Your doctor will check your blood potassium levels periodically for high potassium levels. Make sure not to miss any future appointments with the doctor.

Q. Can I stop taking Olsavas 3 if I feel well?

No, keep using Olsavas 3 as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Olsavas 3 suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Olsavas 3?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Orchid Towers', #313, Valluvar Kottam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600 034, Tamil Nadu, India
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10 tablets in 1 strip
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