Medicine Overview of Olways Tablet
Side effects of Olways Tablet
Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
How to use Olways 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. OLWAYS 20MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Olways Tablet works
OLWAYS 20MG TABLET is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
In Depth Information on Olways Tablet
Expert advice for Olways Tablet
- Olways can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
- It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
- Olways 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.
Special precautions for OLWAYS 20MG TABLET
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
OLWAYS 20MG TABLET is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
OLWAYS 20MG TABLET is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
OLWAYS 20MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
OLWAYS 20MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of OLWAYS 20MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment....
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
OLWAYS 20MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of OLWAYS 20MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease....
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Tacromus 0.25mg Capsule
If you miss a dose of Olmesartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Olways 20mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Olmesartan
Olways 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
No, Olways decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys
Olways is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Olways does not cause impotence.
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