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Cresar 40 Tablet

Prescription Required


Uses of Cresar Tablet

Cresar 40 Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Cresar Tablet side effects

  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood

How to use Cresar 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. Cresar 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cresar Tablet works

Cresar 40 Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and PPARγ-agonist. It relaxes blood vessels by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Cresar Tablet related warnings

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cresar 40 Tablet. Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Cresar 40 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.
Cresar 40 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Cresar 40 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Cresar 40 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cresar 40 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.
Cresar 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cresar 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cresar 40 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Cresar Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cresar 40 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Cresar 40 Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • It can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It may increase the level of potassium in blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you conceive while taking Cresar 40 Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cresar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
Brand(s): Psycolith
Brand(s): Excrete
Brand(s): Tamocas
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cresar

My husband is a known hypertensive and under medication on metaprolol 25mg,amilodipine 5mg,enlapril 5mg OD even though the diastolic bp is always high with 130/100.what to do?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Can change to cresar am 40/5 after consulting with your physician
Doctor prescribed me Cresar AM (40/5). Is it possible for me to use telmiget AM instead of Cresar AM?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Needs to see the patient as complete medical history required for suggesting any medicine
Do you have any questions related to Cresar 40 Tablet?


Q. Does Cresar cause weight loss?

Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Cresar. Talk to your doctor if you experience excessive weight loss while taking this medicine as this could be due to some other underlying condition.

Q. Can Cresar cause headache?

Cresar is not known to cause headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience headache when you are taking Cresar.

Q. Is Cresar safe?

Cresar is safe if used in the prescribed dose and duration advised by your doctor.

Q. What is Cresar used for?

Cresar is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). Cresar reduces cardiovascular events (i.e. heart attack or stroke) in adults who are at risk because of reduced or blocked blood supply to the heart or legs. The risk is high in people who have had a stroke or in high-risk diabetes patients.

Q. Can I take Cresar with paracetamol?

Yes, Cresar can be taken with paracetamol. As per the reports, using the two medicines together does not change the working of Cresar. Their usage does not cause any severe side effects.

Q. Does Cresar cause cough?

Use of Cresar can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Cresar.

Q. Does Cresar cause erectile dysfunction?

Cresar is not associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Cresar.

Q. Can the use of Cresar cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?

Yes, Cresar can cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood). A regular monitoring of blood potassium levels may be advised by your doctor while taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Cresar cause weight gain?

No, weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Cresar. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Cresar.

Q. Can the use of Cresar cause hair loss?

No, hair loss has not been reported as a side effect of Cresar. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.

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