Olmegard H 40mg Tablet 10'S

Hypertension Rx required
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10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
M.R.P.: Rs.138.40

What is OLMEGARD?

  • OLMEGARD contains Olmesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Olmesartan lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels
  • Hydrochlorothiazide lowers blood pressure by helping the body to get rid of extra fluid by making your kidneys produce more urine
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What OLMEGARD is used for?

  • OLMEGARD is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension)

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Tell your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to olmesartan medoxomil or hydrochlorothiazide or to any other ingredients of this medicine
  • have severe kidney or liver problems
  • have diabetes
  • suffer from low potassium or low sodium, high calcium or high uric acid levels in the blood
  • have problems with your heart valves or heart muscles
  • have severe vomiting or diarrhoea
  • are on a low salt diet
  • have problems with your adrenal glands (e.g. primary aldosteronism)
  • have lupus erythematosus
  • have asthma
  • consume alcohol
  • OLMEGARD is not recommended in early pregnancy and for mothers who are breastfeeding
  • Tell your doctor if you think that you are (or might become) pregnant or breast feeding
  • It is not recommended for children and adolescents under the age of 18
  • You may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated for your high blood pressure
  • If this happens, do not drive or use machines until the symptoms wear off

Tell your doctor if you are using, have recently used or might use any other medicines:

  • other blood pressure lowering medicines (anti-hypertensives)
  • potassium supplements (as well as salt substitutes containing potassium)
  • diuretics
  • heparin used to prevent blood clots
  • laxatives
  • steroids
  • carbenoxolone (a medicine used to treat mouth and stomach ulcers)
  • lithium (a medicine used to treat mood swings and some types of depression)
  • medicines used to relieve pain, swelling and other symptoms of inflammation, including arthritis
  • baclofen and tubocurarine, used to relax muscles
  • quinidine, hydroquinidine or digitalis, used to treat heart problems
  • medicines such as mizolastine, pentamidine, terfenadine, dofetilide, ibutilide or erythromycin injections
  • oral anti-diabetic medicines, such as metformin or insulin, used to lower blood sugar
  • diphemanil, used to treat a slow heartbeat or reduce sweating
  • probenecid, sulfinpyrazone and allopurinol, used to treat gout
  • calcium supplements
  • amantadine, an anti-viral drug
  • ciclosporin, a medicine used to stop rejection of organ transplants
  • certain antibiotics called penicillin G sodium, tetracyclines or sparfloxacin
  • amphotericin, a medicine used to treat fungal infections
  • certain antacids, used to treat too much stomach acid, such as aluminium magnesium hydroxide
  • cisapride, used to increase food movement in the stomach and gut
  • halofantrine, used for malaria
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • The recommended dose is one tablet a day
  • Swallow the tablet with water
  • If possible, you should take your dose at the same time each day, for example at breakfast time

If you take more OLMEGARD

  • If you take more tablets, go to your doctor or nearest hospital immediately

If you forget to take OLMEGARD

  • If you forget to take a dose, take your normal dose on the following day as usual. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking OLMEGARD

  • It is important to continue to take OLMEGARD unless your doctor tells you to stop
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • allergic reactions such as swelling of the face, mouth, itching and rash 
  • low blood pressure
  • dizziness, weakness, headache, tiredness
  • chest pain
  • swelling of ankles, feet, legs, hands or arm
  • fluttering of the heartbeat (palpitations)
  • rash, eczema
  • vertigo
  • cough
  • indigestion
  • stomach upsets
  • muscle cramps and muscular pain
  • pain in joints, arms and legs and back
  • erection difficulties in men
  • blood in urine
  • disturbances in consciousness
  • skin lumps (wheals)
  • acute kidney failure

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  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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