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Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. Lowering the blood pressure helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke. It is taken by mouth along with food. This medicine should be taken during day time to avoid frequent urination at night. Lifestyle changes like healthy diet, regular exercise and smoking cessation may help this medicine to work better. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. This medicine may cause dehydration, so it is better to take plenty of fluids. Dizziness and dry mouth may also occur as side effects of this medicine. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advised while using this medicine.

Omen CT Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach upset
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Increased blood lipid level
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Omen CT 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. Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Omen CT Tablet works

Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Olmesartan and chlorthalidone which lower blood pressure effectively. 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. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Omen CT Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet Taking Chlorthalidone with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg 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. 
  • Use of Omen CT 40mg/6.25mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
  • It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Omen CT

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I have High Blood Pressure problem. Now I am taking TAZLAC CT 40 tablet in a day. But I am not comfort with this medicine. I want to shift in ayurved. please suggest me
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi Kindly start taking Mukta Vati along with your treatment when you feel better you can consult to your allopathic doctor for reducing your medicine
Headache it?s feels like head will blast so much pressure frontal sinusitis is there
Dr. Pulkit Agarwal
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Take a CT pns
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References
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  3. Chlortalidone. Chippenham, Wiltshire: Alliance Pharmaceuticals; 1998 [revised 23 Sep. 2014]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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