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OLWAYS 20MG TABLET

AstraZeneca

Composition for OLWAYS 20MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Primary uses of OLWAYS 20MG TABLET

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Olways Tablet

Uses of Olways Tablet

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

Olways Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Olways are 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.

In Depth Information on Olways Tablet

Expert advice for Olways Tablet

  • 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.
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Olways Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Olways Tablet
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?uses

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

Patient Concerns

User Submitted Feedback For OLWAYS 20MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions about Olways Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Olmesartan

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Olways with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Olways with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran
Olways with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Olways with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Olways with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Olways with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium
Olways with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Olways with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Olways with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Olways with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf
Olways with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Olways with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine
Olways with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide, Nimby, Bitugesic, Edil, Nimejeev, Nimutek, Nimad, Nimori, Nimogin, Sulbid, Newiide, Combilid, Nimer, Tribid, Tamid, Nimirad, Nimiff, Denim, Dexnim, Esu, Nipin, Arinox, Dolonide, Nimered, Astnim, Nimic, Tide, Vernim, Nimstar, Nimtala, Nimoogesic, Nimscal, Nimulot, Nimdol, Pifnim, Nimotil, Bestonim, Nims, Wylid, Nimucil, Nuke, Nimula, Rinim, Nimesulide, Imulid, Finegesic, Sumelide, NSD, Nimi, Nimee, Amonim, Nimsula, Karlide, Painside, Penim, Nim, Nika, Himoran, Nimy, Nimage, Limosan, Nille, G Sulide, Fanim, Bronim, Nime, Slide, Nisba, Nimugel, Nimid, Nim M, Relexulide, Nimsutech, Benim, Amulid, Nisulid, Caslide, Nimsmi, M Sulide, Nichem, Paindown, Nimsoh, Nimosh, Bentilide, Nimesyn, Nucid, Nimze, Nimoril, Bio Nim, Ana, Tonim, Nemtab, Nimuvista, Anilide, Ostonim, Pas, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Twinease, Nyci, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Myonal, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Sprintas, CV Sprin, Sprin, Aspent, Delisprin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Olways with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Olways with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Olways with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Olways with Torasemide
MODERATE
Olways with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Olways with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Olways with Indapamide
MODERATE
Olways with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
Olways with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin
Olways with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Olways with Benzydamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Olways with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Olways with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu

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