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.
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.
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
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.
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.
OLWAYS 20MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or 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. 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. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease.