OLWAYS 20MG TABLET

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Overview

Uses of Olways Tablet

OLWAYS 20MG TABLET is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Olways Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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 relaxes blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Olways Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
OLWAYS 20MG 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
OLWAYS 20MG 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
OLWAYS 20MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
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.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
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.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Olways Tablet?

If you miss a dose of OLWAYS 20MG TABLET, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
OLWAYS 20MG TABLET
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed OLWAYS 20MG TABLET to improve your blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • OLWAYS 20MG TABLET can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • OLWAYS 20MG TABLET may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take OLWAYS 20MG TABLET during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking OLWAYS 20MG TABLET.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Olways with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Celparin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tamocas, Tampros MR
MODERATE
Brand(s): Excrete, Indizon, Indicard
MODERATE
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Chlornol
MODERATE
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Olways

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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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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Olways medoxomil?
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
Q. Is Olways a blood thinner / statin?
No, Olways decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys
Q. Is Olways safe?
Olways is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Olways cause impotence?
No, Olways does not cause impotence.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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