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Olmesartan : Interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol

Interaction of Olmesartan with Food, Herbs and Alcohol - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Olmesartan Olmesartan medication is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, prescribed for high blood pressure. It works by blocking the action of certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly.


Olmesartan Interactions with Food and Herbs

Potassium rich foods when taken along with olmesartan may sometimes lead to the risk of high blood potassium levels.

Olmesartan Interactions with Alcohol

Don't take alcohol when you are on olmesartan. Due to their interaction, you may feel dizzy, drowsy, lightheaded or faint. Sometimes, it may cause irregular heartbeat.

How to Take the Medication -

Olmesartan is available in the form of a tablet to be taken by mouth once a day either with food or on an empty stomach in a dose of 20 mg per day. Follow your physician's advice. Do not exceed or skip a dose. Do not stop the medicine suddenly without consulting your doctor even if you feel well.
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