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Taking Olsavas-40 for hypertension. Currently not available in market. Suggest alternative medicine?

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I am taking daily Olsavas-40 (Olmesartan Medoxomil) tab for Hypertension, but the same tab not available in market. Kindly advice alternate tab. My doctor advice Telma-40 (Telmisartan IP) both are same or not.
Posted Mon, 28 Oct 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
You can take Telma

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Thank for your query.

Telmisartan and Olmesartan belong to same group and are related in potency.
You can take Telma 40 instead of the Olsavas 40.

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