Telma 40 Tablet- 30
30 Tablet in a strip
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Manufactured By: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Composition: Telmisartan (40mg)
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Interactions / Warnings:
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Telma 40mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Telma can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day. It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension. Telma may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli. Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing. Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Dizziness, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
How to use:
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. Telma 40mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How it works:
Telma 40mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
Faq for medicine:
Q: Is Telma safe?
A: Telma is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q: What is Telma used for?
A: Telma is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and to reduce cardiovascular events (i.e. heart attack or stroke) in adults who are at risk because they have a reduced or blocked blood supply to the heart or legs, or have had a stroke or high-risk diabetes.
Q: Is Telma a blood thinner?
A: No, Telma is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q: Is Telma an ACE inhibitor?
A: No, Telma is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q: Can I take Telma with paracetamol?
A: Yes, Telma can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen. However it may occur, please consult your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q: Does Telma cause cough?
A: Use of Telma can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Telma.
Q: Does Telma cause erectile dysfunction?
A: Telma has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Telma.
Q: Can the use of Telma cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
A: Yes, Telma can cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood). A regular monitoring of blood potassium levels may be advised by your doctor while you are taking this medicine.
Q: Can the use of Telma cause weight gain?
A: Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Telma. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Telma.
Q: Can the use of Telma cause hair loss?
A: Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Telma. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Q: Can Telma cause a headache?
A: Telma is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Telma.
Q: Does Telma cause weight loss?
A: Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telma. Talk to your doctor if you experience marked weight loss while taking this medicine as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
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