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Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. Lowering the blood pressure helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke. It is taken by mouth along with food. This medicine should be taken during day time to avoid frequent urination at night. Lifestyle changes like healthy diet, regular exercise and smoking cessation may help this medicine to work better. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. This medicine may cause dehydration, so it is better to take plenty of fluids. Dizziness and dry mouth may also occur as side effects of this medicine. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advised while using this medicine.

Uses of Arbitel-CT Tablet

Arbitel-CT Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Altered blood lipids

How to use Arbitel-CT Tablet

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. Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Arbitel-CT Tablet works

Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Telmisartan and chlorthalidone, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Arbitel-CT Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet Taking Chlorthalidone with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position. 
  • Use of Arbitel-CT 80 Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
  • It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Arbitel-CT

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Taking Tab arbitel ct 80 and Tab cilamet xl 50 both od from approx 3 -4 years. Before this was taking tab stamlo beta and olmesar 40 for approx 5-6 year. Now my b p is normal and situations are not stressful want to reduse the dose and want to stop diuretic in arbitel plz suggest . Thanking you
Dr. Ajeet Singh
Heart Specialist
You can reduce it but rebound hypertension may developed so you can stop it cautiously
Kindly Refer my attached reports. I am having high BP 150-90 and taking TelmiKind 80 for quite some time now. Please advice if I have to worry about anything from the reports and where should I consult.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Can increase medicine to telma ct 80 as BP must remain below 140/80
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FAQs

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Arbitel-CT?

Yes, the use of Arbitel-CT can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. What lifestyle changes should I make while using Arbitel-CT?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Arbitel-CT. Stop smoking, as smoking lowers your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce your risk of heart attack.

Q. Can I stop taking Arbitel-CT if I feel well?

No, keep using Arbitel-CT as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Arbitel-CT suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. Can I use Arbitel-CT in pregnancy?

No, Arbitel-CT should be avoided in pregnancy. Arbitel-CT can cause injury and death to the baby. If you conceive while taking Arbitel-CT, stop taking the medicine and contact your doctor immediately. The doctor might suggest other ways to lower blood pressure.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Arbitel-CT?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
  1. Telmisartan. Bracknell, Berkshire: Boehringer Ingelheim Limited; 1998 [revised Nov. 2017]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Chlortalidone. Chippenham, Wiltshire: Alliance Pharmaceuticals; 1998 [revised 23 Sep. 2014]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Telmisartan. Ingelheim, Germany: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma KG; 1998. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Chlorthalidone. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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