Olmetor AM 40mg Tablet
Olmetor AM 40mg Tablet, an angiotensin 2 receptor blocker (ARB), is used to treat high blood pressure. It is either used alone or in combination with other medicines. Optimal blood pressure levels help prevent kidney disorders, strokes and heart disorders. Take this drug as directed by your physician, usually once with or without food on a daily basis.
The side effects of this drug include dizziness, headache, bronchitis, cough, rhinitis, etc. It is advised to avoid this drug if –
You are pregnant.
If you are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients in the drug.
You are currently taking medicines that has aliskiren as one of the ingredients.
If you have any of the above conditions then it is recommended to consult a physician.
There are certain medical conditions that can interact with this drug. You need to tell your doctor if you have the following conditions–
You are taking other prescription medicine, dietary supplement or herbal preparation.
In case you are hypersensitive to specific foods, medicines or other allergens.
If you have had heart problems, blood vessels problems, kidney or liver problems and diabetes.
A history of stroke.
If you are currently undergoing dialysis.
Low blood volume.
Your dosage will depend on factors like age, condition, severity and whether if you have other medical problems. It is advised to avoid stopping the drug suddenly as it can have serious consequences like abnormal blood pressure spikes. Overdose of this drug can result in symptoms of weakness and dizziness.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
The drug is used to treat:
The side effects of this drug include:
Are there any missed dose instructions?
The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it’s already time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
Olmetor Am 40 Tablet displaces angiotensin II with very high affinity from its binding site at the AT1 receptor subtype, which is responsible for the known actions of angiotensin II