About Olmark-40mg Tablet
Olmark-40mg Tablet 15’s belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin II receptor antagonists that are used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). Additionally, Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s is used to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke and kidney problems. Hypertension is a medical condition, in which the blood exerts high blood pressure against the walls of the blood vessels. Due to this, the heart has to work harder to pump the supply of blood in the whole body. On the other hand, heart attack or stroke occurs due to blocked blood flow to the heart or brain, respectively.
Olmark-40mg Tablet 15’s contains Olmesartan, and it is only available on prescription. It is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin, thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
You can take Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s with or without food as prescribed by your doctor. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical conditions. You may experience dizziness, headache, nausea, indigestion, diarrhoea, stomach ache, gastroenteritis, upper respiratory infections in more cases. Most of these side effects of Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes unless your doctor has told you. Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s is not for pregnant women as its use during your pregnancy can cause injury and even death to your unborn baby. It is not known whether Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s passes into breast milk or not. Please consult your doctor, and your doctor will decide if you will take Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s while using Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s breastfeeding together. Do not consume alcohol with Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure.
Uses of Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s
Hypertension (high blood pressure), Prevention of heart attack and stroke
Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist that blocks the action of a hormone called angiotensin I in the body that causes narrowing of blood vessels leading to high blood pressure-lowering high blood pressure by widening and relaxing blood vessels. Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s is used to treat high blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s
- Stomach pain
- Sore throat
- Runny or stuffy nose
- Flu-like symptoms
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s is not recommended for people who have allergic with Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s have impaired kidney function, diabetes, liver problems, pregnant women, or planning to get pregnant and breastfeeding women. Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s may increase the risk of low blood pressure when taken with alcohol. Besides this, it is contraindicated in low blood pressure (hypotension), cardiogenic shock (sudden stopping of blood flow to the heart), and aortic stenosis (heart valve problem). Avoid intake of potassium supplements with Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s as it may lead to high potassium levels in the blood, so the doctor may ask you to have a regular check of your potassium level. Taking Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s with painkillers can increase the risk of kidney problems and reduces the efficacy of Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s interact with other medicines to help lower your blood pressure (aliskiren, enalapril, captopril, lisinopril, ramipril), anti-inflammatories (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac), diuretics (amiloride, bumetanide, furosemide), arthritis medicines (celecoxib, etoricoxib) a medicine for mental health problems (lithium), blood thinner (heparin), a medicine to treat heart failure (spironolactone), a medicine for lowering cholesterol (colesevelam).
Drug-Food Interaction: Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s may interact with potassium supplements resulting in hyperkalemia (high level of potassium in the blood). It may cause severe adverse effects such as irregular heartbeat, muscle paralysis, and kidney failure.
Drug-Disease Interaction: People with diabetes, cholestasis (liver disease due to the blocked flow of bile) or impaired kidney function should consult a doctor before taking Olmark-40 Tablet 15’s.