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OLSERTAIN 40 MG TABLET

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Composition for OLSERTAIN

Olmesartan(40 mg)

food interaction for OLSERTAIN

alcohol interaction for OLSERTAIN

pregnancy interaction for OLSERTAIN

lactation interaction for OLSERTAIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olsertain 40 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Olsertain 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for OLSERTAIN

Olmesartan(40 mg)

Uses

Olsertain 40 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease.

How it works

Olsertain 40 mg tablet relaxes blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Swelling of tongue, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in swallowing, Shortness of breath, Facial swelling, Lip swelling, Hoarseness of voice, Limb swelling, Weight loss

Common Dosage for OLSERTAIN 40 MG TABLET

Patients taking OLSERTAIN 40 MG TABLET

  • 91%
    Once A Day
  • 9%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for OLSERTAIN

46 Substitutes
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  • OLMEZEST 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 15.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 158
    pay 126% more per tablet
  • OLMESAR 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 16.30/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 163
    pay 133% more per tablet
  • OLVANCE 40 TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 16.30/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 163
    pay 133% more per tablet
  • OLMY 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 19.07/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 190.70
    pay 172% more per tablet
  • OLMAT 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 16.10/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 161
    pay 130% more per tablet

Top Cardiologists

  • Dr. Hemant Gandhi
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.8
  • Dr. Balbir Singh
    MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship, Fellowship
    4.8
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    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.7
  • Dr. R. R. Kasliwal
    MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship
    4.7
  • Dr. Monik Mehta
    MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship
    4.5

Expert advice for OLSERTAIN

  • Olmesartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Olmesartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Olmesartan.
  • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
  • Olmesartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.
  • Your doctor may recommend a change in the lifestyle to lower your blood pressure. It may include:
    •  Consume fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and reduce saturated-total fat.
    • Reduce daily dietary sodium intake as much as possible, ideally to 65 mmol/day (1.5 g/day sodium or 3.8 g/day sodium chloride).
    • Regular aerobic physical activity (at least 30 minutes/day, most days of the week).

Frequently asked questions for OLSERTAIN

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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Content on this page was last updated on 15 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)