OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET
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OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin II receptor antagonists that are used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). Additionally, OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET is used to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke and kidney problems. Hypertension is a medical condition, in which the blood exerts high blood pressure against the walls of the blood vessels. Due to this, the heart has to work harder to pump the supply of blood in the whole body. On the other hand, heart attack or stroke occurs due to blocked blood flow to the heart or brain, respectively.
OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET contains Olmesartan, and it is only available on prescription. It 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.
You can take OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET with or without food as prescribed by your doctor. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical conditions. You may experience dizziness, headache, nausea, indigestion, diarrhoea, stomach ache, gastroenteritis, upper respiratory infections in more cases. Most of these side effects of OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes unless your doctor has told you. OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET is not for pregnant women as its use during your pregnancy can cause injury and even death to your unborn baby. It is not known whether OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET passes into breast milk or not. Please consult your doctor, and your doctor will decide if you will take OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET while using OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET breastfeeding together. Do not consume alcohol with OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure.
Hypertension (high blood pressure), Prevention of heart attack and stroke
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Like all medicines, OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET also has some side effects, though it is not mandatory for everyone to experience them. The common side effects of OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET include dizziness, headache, nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, stomach ache, gastroenteritis, tiredness, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, bronchitis, flu-like symptoms, cough, pain, pain in the chest, back, bones or joints, infection of the urinary tract, swelling of ankles, feet, legs, hands or arms, blood in the urine. Some changes in blood test results. Most of these side effects of OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET is not recommended for people who have allergic with OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET have impaired kidney function, diabetes, liver problems, pregnant women, or planning to get pregnant and breastfeeding women. OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET may increase the risk of low blood pressure when taken with alcohol. Besides this, it is contraindicated in low blood pressure (hypotension), cardiogenic shock (sudden stopping of blood flow to the heart), and aortic stenosis (heart valve problem). Avoid intake of potassium supplements with OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET as it may lead to high potassium levels in the blood, so the doctor may ask you to have a regular check of your potassium level. Taking OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET with painkillers can increase the risk of kidney problems and reduces the efficacy of OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET.
You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol while taking OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure and cause adverse effects such as dizziness, fainting, light-headedness, or headache.
OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET is unsafe to use during pregnancy since it affects the fetus. Please consult your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant or already pregnant before starting OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET.
The safe use of OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET in breastfeeding mothers has not yet been established. So, it should be used in breastfeeding women only when prescribed by a doctor.
OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET may cause dizziness or tiredness in some people. So, make sure you are not affected before driving or operating machinery.
Take OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET is not recommended for patients with severe liver disease.
Take OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET is not recommended for patients with severe kidney disease.
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OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET is a type of blood pressure-lowering medicine called an angiotensin receptor blocker. OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET relaxes and widens your blood vessels. This lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
No, OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy especially in the second and third trimesters as it may harm the developing baby. Therefore, if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy, please inform your doctor before taking OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET.
No, you are advised to inform your doctor and monitor your blood pressure for at least two weeks before stopping the OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET. Depending upon your current blood pressure readings, there is a possibility your doctor may lower your medicine dosage and not recommend to discontinue it.
OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET may interact with potassium supplements resulting in hyperkalemia (high level of potassium in the blood). It may cause severe adverse effects such as irregular heartbeat, muscle paralysis, and kidney failure.
OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET causes dizziness and sleepiness. So, drive only if you are alert and omit driving or operating machinery if you feel dizzy or sleepy.
Take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
No, you are not recommended to take aspirin with OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET as coadministration of these two medicines may reduce the effect of OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET and increases the risk of impaired kidney function. If you are supposed to use these medicines together, you are advised to contact your doctor so that the dose may be adjusted to use safely.
Your doctor may probably tell you to stop taking OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET as it lowers blood pressure (hypotension) when combined with general anaesthesia before surgery. So, please inform your doctor before surgery if you are taking OLMEGLARE 20MG TABLET.
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