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Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Olways H Tablet

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Uses of Olways H Tablet

Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
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Olways H Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Altered taste, Stomach upset, Diarrhoea, Headache, Dizziness, Weakness, Electrolyte imbalance, Glucose intolerance, Increased blood lipid level, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased blood pressure.

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How to use Olways H 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 H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olways H Tablet works

Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan which lower blood pressure effectively. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow. Olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Olways H Tablet

Expert advice for Olways H Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure. It decreases the risk of stroke and heart attacks.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and Inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet is not safe to use if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Olways H Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Olways H Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olways H 12.5 mg/40 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
Olways H 12.5 mg/40 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
Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olways H 12.5 mg/40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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