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      Olesta Tablets 20Mg (1 Box = 1 Strip)(1 Strip = 10 Tablets)

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      Olesta Tablets Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)

      Yes

      Generics

      Olmesartan Medoxomil

      Used For

      Hypertension

      How it works

      Olmesartan blocks the vasoconstrictor effects of angiotensin II by selectively blocking the binding of angiotensin II to the AT1 receptor in vascular smooth muscle. Its action is, therefore, independent of the pathways for angiotensin II synthesis.

      Olesta Tablets Usage And Safety

      Dosage

      Olmesartan Medoxomil

      Side Effects

      Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): • Feeling dizzy, headache • Feeling sick, indigestion, diarrhoea, stomach ache, gastroenteritis • Feeling tired • Sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, bronchitis, flu-like symptoms, cough • Pain, particularly in the back, bones or joints • Infection of the urinary tract • Blood in the urine .

      Drug Interactions

      Potassium supplements, a salt substitute which contains potassium, water tablets (diuretics) or heparin , Lithium , Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory (NSAIDs) , ibuprofen, aceclofenac , Colesevelam hydrochloride , Certain antacids .

      Indication

      It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (also known as ‘hypertension’).

      When not to Use

      Do not take Olmesartan medoxomil: If you are allergic to olmesartan medoxomil or any of the other ingredients of this medicine .- If you are more than 3 months pregnant. (It is also better to avoid this medicine in early pregnancy. - If you suffer from yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice) or problems with drainage of the bile from the gallbladder (biliary obstruction e.g. gallstones). - If you have diabetes or impaired kidney function and you are treated with a blood pressure lowering medicine containing aliskiren.

      Olesta Tablets Precautions

      Precaution

      Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking olmesartan medoxomil if you have heart failure or problems with your heart valves or heart muscle.

      Olesta Tablets Warnings

      Warning 1

      Contact your doctor if you experience severe, persistent diarrhoea and substantial weight loss. Your doctor may evaluate your symptoms and decide on how to continue your blood pressure medication.

      Warning 2

      As with any medicine which reduces blood pressure, an excessive drop in blood pressure in patients with blood flow disturbances of the heart or brain could lead to a heart attack or stroke. Your doctor will therefore check your blood pressure carefully.

      Warning 3

      Olmesartan medoxomil has been studied in children and adolescents. For more information, talk to your doctor. This medicine is not recommended for children from 1 year to less than 6 years and should not be used in children under the age of 1 year as no experience is available.

      Olesta Tablets Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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