Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet is used for High blood pressure, Hypertension, Angina pectoris, Heart failure and other conditions. Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet contains Metoprolol Succinate and Olmesartan Medoxomil as active ingredients.
Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet works by relaxing and narrowing the blood vessels; suppressing the beta 2-adrenoreceptors activity; possessing the beta-blocking activity;
Detailed information related to Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
High blood pressure
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Sensation of pressure
Chest pain in abdomen
Pain or swelling of joints
Abnormally high levels of uric acid in blood
Increased level of triglycerides in blood
Increased in liver enzymes
Increased in blood urea or creatinine phosphokinase
Sensation of spinning or rotation
Feeling of discomfort
Blood in the urine
Serious allergic rejection
Swelling in the hands or legs
Urinary tract infection
Sudden hypotension on initiation of therapy
Shortness of breath
Congestive heart failure
Digestive tract disorders
Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Before using Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Avoid drinking of alcohol while consuming the drug
Consult your doctor if suffering from angioedema, hoarseness and difficulty in swallowing
Do not chew the tablet
Do not operate heavy machinery or drive
patients with ischemic heart disease
patients with peripheral vascular disease
Interactions with Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
When not to use Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet
Hypersensitivity to Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
decompensated cardiac failure
heart block greater than first degree
Composition and Active Ingredients
Olkem-Beta 25 Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Olmesartan Medoxomil – 20mg
Metoprolol Succinate – 25mg