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Siotel 40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Siotel 40 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Siotel 40 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
62
₹6.2/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Siotel Tablet

Uses of Siotel Tablet

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

Siotel Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Siotel are Dizziness, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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

How Siotel Tablet works

Siotel 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.

In Depth Information on Siotel Tablet

Expert advice for Siotel Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Siotel 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.
  • Siotel 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.
  • Siotel 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 Siotel 40 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Siotel 40 mg Tablet.
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Siotel Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Siotel Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Siotel 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
Siotel 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
Siotel 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Siotel 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Siotel 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
Siotel 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Siotel 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Siotel 40 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Siotel Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Siotel Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Telmisartan

Q. Is Siotel safe?
Siotel is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is Siotel used for?
Siotel 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 Siotel a blood thinner?
No, Siotel is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Siotel an ACE inhibitor?
No, Siotel is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Siotel with paracetamol?
Yes, Siotel 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 Siotel cause cough?
Use of Siotel can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Siotel.
Q. Does Siotel cause erectile dysfunction?
Siotel has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Siotel.
Q. Can the use of Siotel cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, Siotel 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 Siotel cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Siotel. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Siotel.
Q. Can the use of Siotel cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Siotel. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can Siotel cause a headache?
Siotel is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Siotel.
Q. Does Siotel cause weight loss?
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Siotel. Talk to your doctor if you experience marked weight loss while taking this medicine as this could be due to some other underlying condition.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Siotel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Siotel with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran
Siotel with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Siotel with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Siotel with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Siotel with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium
Siotel with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Siotel with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Siotel with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf
Siotel with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine
Siotel with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Siotel with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Siotel with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide, Nimby, Bitugesic, Edil, Nimejeev, Nimutek, Nimad, Nimori, Nimogin, Sulbid, Newiide, Combilid, Nimer, Tribid, Tamid, Nimirad, Nimiff, Denim, Dexnim, Esu, Nipin, Arinox, Dolonide, Nimered, Astnim, Nimic, Tide, Vernim, Nimstar, Nimtala, Nimoogesic, Nimscal, Nimulot, Nimdol, Pifnim, Nimotil, Bestonim, Nims, Wylid, Nimucil, Nuke, Nimula, Rinim, Nimesulide, Imulid, Finegesic, Sumelide, NSD, Nimi, Nimee, Amonim, Nimsula, Karlide, Painside, Penim, Nim, Nika, Himoran, Nimy, Nimage, Limosan, Nille, G Sulide, Fanim, Bronim, Nime, Slide, Nisba, Nimugel, Nimid, Nim M, Relexulide, Nimsutech, Benim, Amulid, Nisulid, Caslide, Nimsmi, M Sulide, Nichem, Paindown, Nimsoh, Nimosh, Bentilide, Nimesyn, Nucid, Nimze, Nimoril, Bio Nim, Ana, Tonim, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Twinease, Nyci, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Myonal, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Sprintas, CV Sprin, Sprin, Aspent, Delisprin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Siotel with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Siotel with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Siotel with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Siotel with Torasemide
MODERATE
Siotel with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Siotel with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Siotel with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Siotel with Indapamide
MODERATE
Siotel with Benzydamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Siotel with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin
Siotel with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Siotel with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Siotel with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix

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