BENEFITS OF OLKEM TABLET
In Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Olkem 20 Tablet lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. It must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well.
SIDE EFFECTS OF OLKEM TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Olkem
- Flu-like symptoms
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Stomach pain
HOW TO USE OLKEM TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Olkem 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW OLKEM TABLET WORKS
Olkem 20 Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes the blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.
Olkem 20 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Olkem 20 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Olkem 20 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Olkem 20 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Olkem 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olkem 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Olkem 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olkem 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease