Olmesartan Medoxomil Tablets IP. 20 mg
HOW TO USE OSARTEN TABLET
HOW OSARTEN TABLET WORKS
Osarten 20mg Tablet may be prescribed either alone or in combination with other medicines. It may be taken with or without food during the day or at night. However, try to take it at about the same time each day to get the maximum benefit. It is important to continue taking it regularly even if you feel well or if your blood pressure is controlled. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse.
Making some changes in your lifestyle will also help lower your blood pressure. These may include regular exercise, losing weight, smoking cessation, reducing alcohol intake, and reducing the amount of salt in your diet as advised by your doctor. This medicine is tolerated well by most patients and has few side effects. Dizziness, particularly after the first dose, is known to occur in some people. This may be associated with headache. Let your doctor know if this bothers you or does not go away.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should not take this medicine. Your doctor may check your kidney function, blood pressure, and potassium levels in your blood at regular intervals while you are taking this medicine.
USES OF OSARTEN TABLET
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Heart failure
- Prevention of heart attack and stroke
BENEFITS OF OSARTEN TABLET
In Hypertension (high blood pressure)
In Heart failure
This medicine will help relieve your symptoms, making you feel better and more energetic. You should make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthily and keeping active) to help this medicine be effective. Take it regularly and keep taking it even if you feel better.
In Prevention of heart attack and stroke
SIDE EFFECTS OF OSARTEN TABLET
Common side effects of Osarten
- Flu-like symptoms
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Stomach pain
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease.