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Composition FOR GLORITEL

Telmisartan(80mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Gloritel 80 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Gloritel 80 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Gloritel 80 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
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  • MODERATE INTERACTION
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR GLORITEL

    Telmisartan(80mg)

    Uses

    Gloritel 80 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure, heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease

    How it works

    Gloritel 80 mg tablet relaxes the blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

    Common side effects

    Fatigue, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Dizziness, Anemia, Renal impairment, Vertigo, Increased potassium level in blood

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    Expert advice FOR GLORITEL

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR GLORITEL

    Telmisartan

    Q.

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

    Q.

    Is telmisartan a blood thinner?
    No, telmisartan is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

    Q.

    Is telmisartan better than losartan?
    Telmisartan, losartan, belong to the same class of medicines and have shown to be similarly effective and safe for the approved indications, but their effect may vary in different individuals.

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    Q.

    Is telmisartan a beta blocker?
    No, telmisartan is not a beta blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

    Q.

    Is telmisartan an ace inhibitor?
    No, telmisartan is not an ace inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

    Q.

    Is telmisartan a statin?
    No, telmisartan is not a statin. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

    Q.

    Is telmisartan better than olmesartan?
    Telmisartan, olmesartan, belong to the same class of medicines and have shown to be similarly effective and safe for the approved indications, but their effect may vary in different individuals.

    Q.

    Is telmisartan a diuretic?
    No, telmisartan is not a diuretic. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

    Q.

    Is telmisartan an alpha blocker?
    No, telmisartan is not an alpha blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

    Q.

    Can I take telmisartan with paracetamol?
    Yes, telmisartan 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 telmisartan cause cough?
    Telmisartan can cause a cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking telmisartan.

    Q.

    Does telmisartan cause erectile dysfunction?
    Telmisartan has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking telmisartan.

    Q.

    Does telmisartan cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
    Yes, telmisartan can cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood).

    Q.

    Does telmisartan cause weight gain?
    Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of telmisartan. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking telmisartan.

    Q.

    Does telmisartan cause hair loss?
    Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Telmisartan, but there is other blood pressure lowering medicines that do cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while using telmisartan.

    Q.

    Does telmisartan cause a headache?
    Telmisartan is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking telmisartan.

    Q.

    Does telmisartan cause weight loss?
    Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of telmisartan. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience marked change in your weight while taking telmisartan.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)