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Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Corditel CT Tablet

Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Corditel CT Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Altered blood lipids

How to use Corditel 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. Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Corditel CT Tablet works

Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg 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.

Corditel CT Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
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
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg 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.
Lactation
Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg 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 Corditel CT 40mg/12.5mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
  • It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Corditel CT

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Corditel CT?

Yes, the use of Corditel 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 Corditel CT?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Corditel 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 Corditel CT if I feel well?

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

Q. Can I use Corditel CT in pregnancy?

No, Corditel CT should be avoided in pregnancy. Corditel CT can cause injury and death to the baby. If you conceive while taking Corditel 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 Corditel 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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