Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
132 Doctors are Online

Taking olmesartan but BP is varying and not normal. Was on telmiz previously. Suggest?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 1998
Answered : 1257 Questions
i am taking this tablet for the last 3-4 months but my BP is varying between 135/80, 130/80. Kindly advise shall i continue the same tablet or any change is required. Previous i used to take TELMIZ-H now company stopped the supply.
Posted Fri, 20 Sep 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Sukhvinder Singh 24 hours later
Brief Answer:
Levels are normal for most patients. please see...

Detailed Answer:
Respected Sir
1. I hope this drug is olsovas (olmesartan).
2. These readings are within normal limits if you do not have diabetes & kidney disease. The goal of therapy for patients of high blood pressure is to achieve levels less than 140/90 mmHg. However for those with diabetes and kidney disease the levels should be less than 130/80 mmHg.
3. If you are tolerating the drug well and your levels do not go above 140/90 mmHg, no change is required.
4. Please also continue with life style modifications for better control of high blood pressure. These include avoiding smoking, moderation of alcohol intake to less than 2 pegs per day, optimal weight control (body mass index~23), daily supervised exercise, low salt diet, daily supervised exercise and avoidance of stress.
Hope this helps.
Feel free to discuss further.
Sukhvinder XXXXXXX
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Cardiologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor