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OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET


Overview

Introduction

"OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when single medication is not effective. It also helps to reduce chances of future heart attack and stroke. This medicine should be used along with proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken regularly at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly as it may result in sudden increase of blood pressure. You may experience mild dizziness initially while taking this medicine, but this improves with time. Swelling of the ankle may occur in some patients as a side effect. "

Olsi AM Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Taste change
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Stomach upset
  • Increased potassium level in blood

How to use Olsi AM 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. OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olsi AM Tablet works

OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines: Olmesartan Medoxomil and Amlodipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Olmesartan Medoxomil is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Olsi AM Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
OLSI AM 40 MG/5 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
OLSI AM 40 MG/5 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines that provides better blood pressure control than either medicine alone.
  • OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up.  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effect of this medicine.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Do not take OLSI AM 40 MG/5 MG TABLET if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Olsi AM

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I am a patient of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Hypertension is clinal condition of high blood pressure. Please see a physician.
I'm hypertension person and everyday I have 1 tablet of Telday 40 for last 3 years. Now I feel my pressure sometimes goes high to 155/95 at night time.kindly advice if I ha e to take any higher dose or telday H 40 mg. I don't hv cholesterol nor sugar.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Dear PATIENT to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. Hypertension is well treated with appropriate medicines as well as low salt diet with regular exercise. I would recommend you to chart your blood pressure and if the readings are still high like you have mentioned, you would need to increase the dose of Telday H to 80 mg per day.
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References
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