Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet

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Uses of S-Amlodipine

S-Amlodipine is used in the treatment of hypertension and chest pain (Angina).
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Side effects of S-Amlodipine

Common

Nausea, Dizziness, Headache, Muscle cramp, Palpitations, Sleepiness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Abdominal pain, Ankle swelling, Edema, Fatigue.

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How to use S-Amlodipine

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.

How Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet works

S-Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
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Uses of Telmisartan

Telmisartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Telmisartan

Common

Dizziness, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Telmisartan

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.

How Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet works

Telmisartan 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.

In Depth Information on Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet

Expert advice for S-Amlodipine

  • It is very common to have dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or a headache as a side effect.
  • To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens). 
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, fainting.

Expert advice for Telmisartan

  • Telmisartan 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.
  • Telmisartan 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Asomex-TM 2.5mg/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.
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Lactation
Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As patients taking Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet may suffer from dizziness, headache, fatigue or nausea the ability to react may be impaired and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure, creatinine, and potassium levels may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Asomex-TM 2.5mg/40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions for Telmisartan

Q. Is Telmisartan safe?
Telmisartan is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is Telmisartan used for?
Telmisartan 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 Telmisartan a blood thinner?
No, Telmisartan is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Telmisartan an ACE inhibitor?
No, Telmisartan is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Telmisartan with paracetamol?
Yes, Telmisartan 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 Telmisartan cause cough?
Use of Telmisartan can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Telmisartan.
Q. Does Telmisartan cause erectile dysfunction?
Telmisartan has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Telmisartan.
Q. Can the use of Telmisartan cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, Telmisartan 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 Telmisartan cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Telmisartan. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Telmisartan.
Q. Can the use of Telmisartan cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Telmisartan. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can Telmisartan cause a headache?
Telmisartan is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Telmisartan.
Q. Does Telmisartan cause weight loss?
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telmisartan. 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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