Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER
Olmezest Beta Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It is a combination medicine containing metoprolol and olmesartan. As it controls your blood pressure within normal limits, it also reduces the risk of blood complications like a heart attack and stroke in future. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Olmezest Beta Tablet.
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
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. Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER is to be taken with food.
Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.
Q. Does taking Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER increase the risk of falls?
Though it is rare, falls may occur with the use of Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER. This may be due to instability while walking or a fall in blood pressure while standing up. The risk may be higher in elderly patients. Therefore, they need to be more careful and should be monitored.
Q. Does Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER increase potassium levels in the body?
Yes, Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER may result in hyperkalemia (increased potassium level), especially in patients with reduced kidney function and with already high potassium levels. Your doctor may monitor your potassium level before and during the treatment with Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER and may adjust its dose accordingly.
Q. Can I take alcohol after taking Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER?
No, you should not consume alcohol after taking Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER. Alcohol may increase the blood-pressure-lowering effects of this medicine and lead to low blood pressure.
Q. I am experiencing a headache, is it due to Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER?
Yes, headache is one of the side effects of Olmezest Beta 50 Tablet ER. Take rest and drink plenty of water and ask a pharmacist to recommend a suitable painkiller. If the headache continues, speak with your doctor.
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