Fytel 40 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Fytel Tablet

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

Fytel Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood

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

How Fytel Tablet works

Fytel 40 mg 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.

Fytel Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fytel 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.
Lactation
Fytel 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.
Driving
Fytel 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Fytel 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Fytel 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Fytel 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fytel 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fytel 40 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Fytel Tablet?

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

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Fytel 40 mg 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.
  • Fytel 40 mg Tablet 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.
  • Fytel 40 mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take Fytel 40 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Fytel 40 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fytel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Celparin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Tamocas, Tampros MR
MODERATE
MODERATE
Brand(s): Excrete, Indizon, Indicard
MODERATE
Brand(s): Chlornol
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fytel

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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. Is Fytel safe?
Fytel is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is Fytel used for?
Fytel 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 Fytel a blood thinner?
No, Fytel is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Fytel an ACE inhibitor?
No, Fytel is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Fytel with paracetamol?
Yes, Fytel 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 Fytel cause cough?
Use of Fytel can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Fytel.
Q. Does Fytel cause erectile dysfunction?
Fytel has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Fytel.
Q. Can the use of Fytel cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, Fytel 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 Fytel cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Fytel. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Fytel.
Q. Can the use of Fytel cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Fytel. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can Fytel cause a headache?
Fytel is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Fytel.
Q. Does Fytel cause weight loss?
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Fytel. 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Aug 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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P. NO. 33 SHRI KRISHNA NAGAR, PATRAKAR COLONY MANSAROVAR EXTENSION JAIPUR Jaipur RJ 302020 IN
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