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      OLMEZEST 20MG TAB

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      10 Units/pack

      MRP 123

      Inclusive of all Taxes

      FLAT 20% OFF On bills above 1000.0
      OLMEZEST 20MG TAB

      Olmezest 20mg Tab
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Olmezest 20mg Tab is used to lower cholesterol and to reduce the risk of heart disease. Olmezest 20mg Tab is also effective in preserving kidney function in patients with diabetes. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredients of Olmezest 20mg Tab are Olmesartan medoxomil 20 MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Olmezest 20mg Tab works by reducing the amount of bad cholesterol or LDL and helps in raising the amount of good cholesterol or HDL in your blood.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine

      • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Olmezest 20mg Tab or any of its components
      • Allergy to any other drugs
      • Liver disease
      • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
      • Caution:
      • It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
      • Pregnant or breastfeeding
      • Suffering with any pre-existing conditions/illnesses
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Olmezest 20mg Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:

      • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Olmezest 20mg Tab
      • Cough
      • Diarrhea
      • Dizziness
      • Flu-like symptoms
      • Headache
      • Indigestion
      • Nausea
      • Runny nose
      • Sore throat
      • Stomach pain
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Olmezest 20mg Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
      Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
      Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Olmezest 20mg Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
      Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
      This tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

      Overdosage

      Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

      • Rashes
      • Tightness in chest
      • Rapid heartbeat
      • Itching
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Diarrhea
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      It is best to take Olmezest 20mg Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Olmezest 20mg Tab is most probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. This tablet rarely affects the kidneys. It is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the renal issues before using this medicine.

      Liver:

      safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medicine may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

      Pregnancy:

      safe to use in pregnant women? Olmezest 20mg Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This medicine is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine.

      Lactation:

      safe to use in breastfeeding women? Olmezest 20mg Tab may be unsafe if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this medicine may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

      Alcohol:

      is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

      Driving:

      does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting Olmezest 20mg Tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

      Food:

      Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. this medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

      Drug Interactions:

      Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start Olmezest 20mg Tab on your own. Please consult your doctor.

      Precautions
      • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children.
      • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
      • Check the date of expiry of this medicine and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
      • Do not accept a damaged product.
      • Store this medicine at room temperature.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category X: Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in the use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Olmesartan Medoxomil for:

      This medication is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, prescribed for high blood pressure. It works by blocking the action of certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly. It works by relaxing blood vessels.

      How does Olmesartan Medoxomil work:

      Olmesartan lowers blood pressure by lowering a strong chemical in the body.

      How should Olmesartan Medoxomil be used:

      It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day with or without food. Adults—20 milligrams (mg) once a day. Your doctor may increase your dose to 40 milligrams (mg) once a day if needed. Children (6 to 16 year of age): Oral: Start with 10 mg once daily for patients who weigh 20 to less than 35 kg, or 20 mg for patients who weigh 35 kg or more.

      Common side effects of Olmesartan Medoxomil :

      Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Cough. Loose stools (diarrhea). High potassium level. Signs include feeling weak, lightheaded, dizzy, feel like passing out, or have numbness or tingling. Kidney function that gets worse.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Olmesartan Medoxomil :

      If you have an allergy to olmesartan or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have high blood sugar (diabetes) and are taking aliskiren. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very bad headache. Signs of high potassium. Cough that does not go away. Too much sweat, fluid loss, throwing up, or loose stools. May lead to low blood pressure. For women, if you get pregnant while taking this drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Olmesartan Medoxomil with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Olmesartan Medoxomil :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Angiotensin II Antagonists


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of Olmezest 20mg Tab?

      Olmezest 20mg Tab is a medicine used to treat heart failure, high blood pressure, and is also effective in preserving kidney function in patients with diabetes.

      Q2. Can we take Olmezest 20mg Tab daily?

      It is best to use this medicine as directed on the label or exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended not to use this tab in smaller or larger amounts or for a longer duration of time than recommended.

      Q3. How many Olmezest 20mg Tab can be taken in a day?

      This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

      Q4. What are the side effects of Olmezest 20mg Tab?

      Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, dizziness, headache, decreased blood pressure, hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level), increased potassium level in blood and increased blood urea.

      Q5. Does Olmezest 20mg Tab make you sleepy?

      No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.

      Q6. When should I take Olmezest 20mg Tab?

      At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

      Q7. Is Olmezest 20mg Tab harmful for health?

      No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

      Q8. Can we take Olmezest 20mg Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

      It can be taken with or without food.

      Q9. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Olmezest 20mg Tabs?

      Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver disease, kidney disease should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

      Q10. Can I give Olmezest 20mg Tab to a child?

      Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

      Q11. How long does the effect of Olmezest 20mg Tab last?

      It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

      Q12. Can I take Olmezest 20mg Tab during pregnancy?

      This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.

      Q13. At what time can I take Olmezest 20mg Tab?

      Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

      Q14. Can I take Olmezest 20mg Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

      No. Prescription Required.

      Q15. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Olmezest 20mg Tab?

      Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

      Q16. How to store Olmezest 20mg Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

      Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

      Q17. If I have trouble swallowing Olmezest 20mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

      No. Please swallow it whole.

      Q18. For how long should I take Olmezest 20mg Tab?

      The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

      Q19. By when should I start seeing results of Olmezest 20mg Tab?

      The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

      Q20. What are the alternate medicines to the Olmezest 20mg Tab?

      OLMEWYN 20MG TAB
      ,
      OLVANCE 20MG TAB
      ,
      OLBET 20MG TAB

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      SUN PHARMA

      aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

      Packed By

      SUN PHARMA

      aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

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