Olmesartan Medoxomil & Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets IP. 40 mg
HOW TO USE OLSTAN H TABLET
HOW OLSTAN H TABLET WORKS
You can take Olstan H Tablet with or without food. The dose will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. Try to take it at the same time each day. It is important to keep taking this medicine until your doctor tells you not to. It contains a diuretic (water pill) and will make you urinate more so, it is best to avoid taking this medicine within four hours of going to bed. Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it even if you feel well. High blood pressure does not usually have symptoms and if you stop taking it your risk of heart attack or stroke may increase.
The most common side effect is dizziness. Other side effects include weakness, headache, tiredness, chest pain, and edema. Frequent urination is not a side effect of this drug. You may experience other possible side effects, but most are rare. It may occasionally lead to an increase in pressure in your eye and lead to permanent eye damage if not treated. Make sure you read the leaflet that comes with your medicines and tell your doctor if you are bothered by side effects or they do not go away. It may be possible to adjust your dose or try a different medicine.
This drug is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding and you should ask your doctor before taking it if you have kidney or liver disease, heart trouble or diabetes. Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may cause side effects.
USES OF OLSTAN H TABLET
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
BENEFITS OF OLSTAN H TABLET
In Hypertension (high blood pressure)
SIDE EFFECTS OF OLSTAN H TABLET
Common side effects of Olstan H
- Edema (swelling)
- Chest pain
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.