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. E Tel 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
E Tel 40 mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes blood vessel 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.
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
E Tel 40 mg 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.
E Tel 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
E Tel 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
E Tel 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of E Tel 40 mg 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.
E Tel 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of E Tel 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of E Tel 40 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Increased potassium level in blood
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E tel is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is E tel used for?
E tel 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 E tel a blood thinner?
No, E tel is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is E tel an ACE inhibitor?
No, E tel is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take E tel with paracetamol?
Yes, E tel 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 E tel cause cough?
Use of E tel can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking E tel.
Q. Does E tel cause erectile dysfunction?
E tel has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking E tel.
Q. Can the use of E tel cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, E tel 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 E tel cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of E tel. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking E tel.
Q. Can the use of E tel cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with E tel. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can E tel cause a headache?
E tel is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking E tel.
Q. Does E tel cause weight loss?
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of E tel. Talk to your doctor if you experience marked weight loss while taking this medicine as this could be due to some other underlying condition.