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CTD-T 20/6.25 TABLET

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Composition for CTD-T

Telmisartan(20 mg),Chlorthalidone(6.25 mg)

food interaction for CTD-T

alcohol interaction for CTD-T

pregnancy interaction for CTD-T

lactation interaction for CTD-T

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
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.
UNSAFE
Ctd-t 20/6.25 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Ctd-t 20/6.25 tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CTD-T

Telmisartan(20 mg)

Uses

Telmisartan is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease.

How it works

Telmisartan relaxes blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

Common side effects

Abdominal bloating, Cough, Decreased blood pressure, Facial swelling, Hypersensitivity reaction, Itching, Muscle cramp, Pain in muscles, Vomiting
Chlorthalidone(6.25 mg)

Uses

Chlorthalidone is used in fluid retention (edema), heart failure, increased blood pressure and kidney stone.

How it works

Chlorthalidone lowers blood pressure and swelling by increasing the amount of urine, which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body.

Common side effects

Cramps, Dizziness, Hair loss, Headache, Loss of appetite, Muscle weakness, Stomach pain, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Excessive thirst

Common Dosage for CTD-T 20/6.25 TABLET

Patients taking CTD-T 20/6.25 TABLET

  • 92%
    Once A Day
  • 8%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for CTD-T

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Expert advice for CTD-T

  • Telmisartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Telmisartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Telmisartan.
  • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
  • Telmisartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.
  • Your doctor may recommend a change in the lifestyle to lower your blood pressure. It may include:
    • Maintain a normal body weight (body mass index, 18.5-24.9 kg/m2).
    •  Consume fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and reduce saturated-total fat.
    • Reduce daily dietary sodium intake as much as possible, ideally to 65 mmol/day (1.5 g/day sodium or 3.8 g/day sodium chloride).
    • Regular aerobic physical activity (at least 30 minutes/day, most days of the week).
    • Limit alcohol consumption to less than or equal to 2 drinks per day (1oz or 30ml ethanol eg 24oz beer, 10 oz wine, or 3 oz 80-proof whiskey).

Frequently asked questions for CTD-T

Telmisartan

Q.Is telmisartan safe?
Telmisartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.What is telmisartan used for?
Telmisartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker that blocks the activity of angiotensin II responsible for narrowing of the blood vessels. It relaxes the blood vessels; thereby lowering blood pressure

Q.Is telmisartan a blood thinner, ACE inhibitor, diuretic or a beta-locker?
Telmisartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker, not a blood thinner, ACE inhibitor, diuretic, or a beta-blocker

Q.Is telmisartan a generic?
Yes, telmisartan is a generic drug sold under several pharmaceutical brand names (Micardis, Telma, Telmate, Tazloc, Telsartan-h, etc.)

Q.Is telmisartan better than losartan or olmesartan?
Although all the three drugs have shown to be effective against the approved indications, but their effect may vary upon individual response.

Chlorthalidone

Q.What is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5?
Chlorthalidone belongs to class of medications called thiazide diuretics

Q.Is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 a generic drug?
Yes, chlorthalidone is the generic name and hydrazine 12.5 is brand name

Q.Is chlorthalidone an ace inhibitor/potassium sparing diuretic/sulfa drug/benzodiazepine/a blood thinner?
No, chlorthalidone belongs to class of medication called as thiazide diuretics

Q.Is chlorthalidone a water pill?
Yes, it is a diuretic and also called as ‘water pill'

Q.Is chlorthalidone better than hydrochlorothiazide?
Chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response

Q.Can I take chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 with ibuprofen/Excedrin/Tylenol?
There is no observed drug interaction. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.Can amitriptyline cause weight loss: gain/cough/low potassium/high blood sugar/erectile dysfunction?
Amitriptyline can cause low potassium/high blood pressure. Patients should consult the doctor regarding the possible side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 27 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)