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Olkem

Manufactured by: Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Olmesartan

Prescription Required

122 people have bought this recently

Olkem

Manufactured by: Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Olmesartan

Prescription Required

122 people have bought this recently

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TABLET Pack Size: 15 NOS

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Olkem Information

Olkem Benefits & Uses

Olkem is used to treat the following -

Olkem Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Olkem

Olmesartan

Olkem Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Olkem is used -

  1. Fainting
  2. Weakness
  3. Bloody Urine
  4. Nasal congestion
  5. Running nose
  6. Difficulty breathing
  7. Fever दुर्लभ
  8. Headache Mild
  9. Nausea or vomiting
  10. Upper respiratory tract infection
  11. Dizziness Mild
  12. Cough Mild
  13. Back Pain Mild
  14. Rhinitis
  15. Rash
  16. Abdominal Pain Mild

Olkem Related Warnings

Is the use of Olkem safe for pregnant women?

Olkem shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Olkem safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Olkem for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

Mild

What is the effect of Olkem on the Kidneys?

Olkem rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Olkem on the Liver?

Olkem has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Olkem on the Heart?

Olkem may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Olkem with Other Drugs

Olkem should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Aliskiren

Tizanidine

Olkem Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Olkem unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diabetes
  2. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  3. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Olkem

Is this Olkem habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Olkem has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Olkem you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Olkem is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Olkem for mental disorders.

No

Olkem Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Olkem

Some foods when eaten with Olkem can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Olkem

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Olkem as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 507
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 169-173