Olmy A Tablet 10's
AMLODIPINE-5MG + OLMESARTAN-20MG
Olmy A Tablet 10's belongs to the 'anti-hypertensive drugs' class used to treat high blood pressure. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic condition in which the blood's force against the artery wall is high. As a result, it leads to heart disease, irregular heartbeat, and other complications.
Olmy A Tablet 10's contains Olmesartan (angiotensin receptor blocker) and Amlodipine (calcium channel blocker). Olmesartan 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. Amlodipine, on the other hand, acts by relaxing the blood vessels. This reduces the heart's workload and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Thus, collectively, both help lower high blood pressure, reducing heart attack or stroke chances.
You can take Olmy A Tablet 10's with food or without food with a glass of water. Do not chew, bite, or break it. Your doctor will advise you on how often you should take your tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience headaches, drowsiness, ankle swelling, nausea, dizziness, and low blood pressure. Most of these side effects of Olmy A 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. It is advisable to drink plenty of fluids while taking Olmy A Tablet 10's.
Try not to stop taking Olmy A Tablet 10's on your own. Inform your doctor, and your dose might be gradually lowered to avoid a rise in blood pressure and increasing the risk of getting heart disease and stroke. Inform your doctor if you are suffering from kidney, liver, heart disease, or diabetes. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please tell your doctor, as it is not recommended for use in pregnancy. It should not be given to children less than 12 years of age. In diabetic patients, it is advised not to take Aliskiren with Olmy A Tablet 10's as it may cause an increased risk of low blood pressure (hypotension) and change in kidney functions.
Do not use Olmy A Tablet 10's if you have low blood pressure (hypotension) or cardiogenic shock (sudden stopping blood flow to the heart). Please tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines or are allergic to Olmy A Tablet 10's. Reducing the amount of table salt (sodium chloride) in your food often relieves the body's swelling. Grapefruit juice and St. John's wort plant should not be consumed when taking Olmy A Tablet 10's as it is contraindicated.
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Olmy A Tablet 10's contains Olmesartan (angiotensin receptor blocker) and Amlodipine (calcium channel blocker). Olmesartan 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. Amlodipine, on the other hand, acts by relaxing the blood vessels. This reduces the heart's workload and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Thus, both help lower high blood pressure, reducing the chances of heart attack or stroke.
Olmy A Tablet 10's should not be given to people allergic to Olmy A Tablet 10's or many of its ingredients. If you have low blood pressure (less than 90 mm of Hg), have had a heart attack, kidney disease, or liver disease, are pregnant, or planning to get pregnant and breastfeeding women; do not take Olmy A Tablet 10's. 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). Olmy A Tablet 10's can pass into breast milk, but its effect on the baby is unknown. So, it is better to tell your doctor if you take Olmy A Tablet 10's and breastfeeding. Grapefruit juice and St. John's wort plant should not be consumed when taking Olmy A Tablet 10's as it is contraindicated. Drinking alcohol while using Olmy A Tablet 10's can cause low blood pressure, so avoid alcoholic beverages.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Olmy A Tablet 10's may interact with high blood pressure lowering pills (aliskiren, metoprolol, ramipril, hydrochlorothiazide). These drugs may enhance potassium levels in the blood, such as ACE inhibitors (benazepril/lisinopril, birth control pills) and painkillers (ibuprofen, aspirin).
Drug-Food Interactions: Olmy A Tablet 10's may interact with grapefruit, grapefruit juices, and St. John’s wort (a plant used to treat depression). Hence it should not be taken with Olmy A Tablet 10's.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Olmy A Tablet 10's should not be given to people with cardiogenic shock (when the heart fails to pump required blood to the body), heart valve problems (stenosis), low blood pressure (hypotension), heart failure, liver or kidney diseases.
Do not consume alcohol along with Olmy A Tablet 10's to avoid unpleasant side effects.
Olmy A Tablet 10's is not recommended for use in pregnancy as it may harm your foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Olmy A Tablet 10's is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers. It is excreted into milk in small amounts and is cleared slowly. It can accumulate in infants, especially newborns or preterm infants. Lactation might also be suppressed due to the effect of Olmy A Tablet 10's.
Driving after taking Olmy A Tablet 10's is not recommended as it may occasionally cause drowsiness or fatigue.
Olmy A Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a liver disease history. Your doctor may adjust the dose depending on your medical condition and your reaction to treatment.
Olmy A Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. Your doctor may adjust the dose depending on your medical condition.
Use of Olmy A Tablet 10's in children under 12 years of age is not recommended as the safety and efficacy of Olmy A Tablet 10's in these age groups have not yet been established.
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Blood pressure: It is the measurement of the force that our heart uses to pump blood to all parts of the body. Hypertension is a chronic condition when blood pressure is too high. This condition can lead to hardened arteries (blood vessels), decreasing the blood and oxygen flow to the heart. Raised blood pressure can cause chest pain (angina) and heart attack (when the blood supply to the heart is blocked). High blood pressure also causes brain damage (stroke) and kidney failure. High blood pressure can be diagnosed with the help of a blood pressure monitor. Systolic pressure is the pressure with which the heart pumps blood. On the other hand, diastolic pressure is when your heart is resting between heartbeats. If your blood pressure is 140/90 mm of Hg, the systolic pressure is 140 mm of Hg, and diastolic pressure is 90 mm of Hg. Ideal blood pressure should be between 90/60 mm of Hg and 120/80 mm of Hg.
Persons older than 65 years can take Olmy A Tablet 10's after consulting with the doctor. However, Olmy A Tablet 10's is safe to use by elderly patients if prescribed by the doctor.
Olmy A Tablet 10's is a Pregnancy Category D medicine that can harm the fetus, so when pregnancy is detected, discontinue Olmy A Tablet 10's with immediate effect.
It is not recommended that diabetic patients take Aliskiren with Olmy A Tablet 10's because it increases the risk of low blood pressure (hypotension) and changes in kidney functions.
If you have missed a dose of Olmy A Tablet 10's, you are advised to take it as soon as you remember. However, try not to miss a dose in the first place; if it's time for you to take your next dose, then do not take both the doses together. Take only one dose; taking a double dose of Olmy A Tablet 10's will lead to low blood pressure.
Inform your doctor and monitor your blood pressure for at least two weeks before stopping the medicine. Depending upon your current blood pressure readings, there is a possibility your doctor may lower your medicine dosage and not recommend discontinuing it.
Olmy A Tablet 10's can be safely taken as long as your doctor prescribes it. High blood pressure is life-long, and one should not abruptly discontinue it without discussing it with a doctor.
Olmy A Tablet 10's is restricted in people with known allergies to any of this medicine's components. It should be used with caution in people with liver impairment. It should also be avoided in women's second and third trimesters of their pregnancy.
Yes, Olmy A Tablet 10's contains amlodipine, known to cause ankle swelling upon long-term use. Please try to keep your feet up when sitting for long hours. If the problem persists still, consult your doctor and do as advised.
It's unlikely that Olmy A Tablet 10's affects fertility in men or women. However, there's not enough evidence to say for certain. For the best advice, consult your doctor.
High blood pressure during pregnancy is called 'Pregnancy-induced hypertension' (PIH). It is harmful to both the baby and the mother. In the mother, very high blood pressure can cause seizures (fits), headache, swelling of feet, kidney damage, and a higher risk of bleeding during pregnancy and delivery. This can also affect the baby by causing abnormal fetal heart rate, risk of stillbirth, and a small baby. So, during pregnancy, you should have regular blood pressure monitoring. Visit your Obstetrician if you have any concerns about blood pressure during pregnancy.
Olmy A Tablet 10's
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