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Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's

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ELB-ELBRIT

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

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Product Details

About Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's

Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin II receptor antagonists that are used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). Additionally, Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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.

Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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 Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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 Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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. Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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 Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's passes into breast milk or not. Please consult your doctor, and your doctor will decide if you will take Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's while using Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's breastfeeding together. Do not consume alcohol with Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure.

Uses of Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's

Hypertension (high blood pressure), Prevention of heart attack and stroke

Directions for Use

Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's is an oral medication that needs to be taken by mouth. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water daily at the same time for effective results. Take Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's with or without food as suggested by the doctor. Use Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's only when prescribed by a doctor. Always take Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's

Like all medicines, Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's also has some side effects, though it is not mandatory for everyone to experience them. The common side effects of Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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 Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's is not recommended for people who have allergic with Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's have impaired kidney function, diabetes, liver problems, pregnant women, or planning to get pregnant and breastfeeding women.  Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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 Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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 Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's with painkillers can increase the risk of kidney problems and reduces the efficacy of Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure and cause adverse effects such as dizziness, fainting, light-headedness, or headache.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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 Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's.

  • Breast Feeding

    The safe use of Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's in breastfeeding mothers has not yet been established. So, it should be used in breastfeeding women only when prescribed by a doctor.

  • Driving

    Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's may cause dizziness or tiredness in some people. So, make sure you are not affected before driving or operating machinery.

  • Liver

    Take Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's is not recommended for patients with severe liver disease.

  • Kidney

    Take Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's is not recommended for patients with severe kidney disease.

Other Information (OLM0269)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - January 2022

Patients Concern

FAQs

Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's is a type of blood pressure-lowering medicine called an angiotensin receptor blocker. Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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, Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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 Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's.

No, you are advised to inform your doctor and monitor your blood pressure for at least two weeks before stopping the Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's. Depending upon your current blood pressure readings, there is a possibility your doctor may lower your medicine dosage and not recommend to discontinue it.

Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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.

Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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 Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's as coadministration of these two medicines may reduce the effect of Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's 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 Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's as it lowers blood pressure (hypotension) when combined with general anaesthesia before surgery. So, please inform your doctor before surgery if you are taking Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Elbrit Life Sciences Private Limited, Level 4, A Wing, Dynasty Business Park, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri ( E ), Mumbai 400059.

Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's

Olmetop 10mg Tablet 10's

MRP: 57.30

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