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Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet

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Composition for Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Ortan H Tablet

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Uses of Ortan H Tablet

Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
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Ortan 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 Ortan 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. Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ortan H Tablet works

Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 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 Ortan H Tablet

Expert advice for Ortan H Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 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.
  • Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 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.
  • Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet is not safe to use if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Ortan H Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ortan H Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 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
Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 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
Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ortan H 12.5 mg/20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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