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food
alcohol
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Avoid Tah 40 mg tablet with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
UNSAFE
Tah 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR TAH

Telmisartan(40mg)

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

Fatigue, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Dizziness, Anemia, Renal impairment, Vertigo, Increased potassium level in blood
Amlodipine(5mg)

Uses

Amlodipine is used for increased blood pressure and angina (chest pain)

How it works

Amlodipine blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. As a result, blood vessels are relaxed and heart beats with less force. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heart beat and protects the heart following a heart attack.

Common side effects

Fatigue, Sleepiness, Flushing, Headache, Ankle swelling, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema, Abdominal pain
Hydrochlorothiazide(12.5mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Hydrochlorothiazide lowers blood pressure and swelling by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body.

Common side effects

Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids

COMMON DOSAGE FOR TAH 40 MG TABLET

Patients taking TAH 40 MG TABLET

  • 92%
    Once A Day
  • 5%
    Twice A Day
  • 3%
    Twice A Week

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Expert advice FOR TAH

  • 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 TAH

Telmisartan

Q.

Is telmisartan safe?
Telmisartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician/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 a generic medicine?
Yes, telmisartan is a generic medicine available under several pharmaceutical brand names like Micardis, Telma, Telmate, Tazloc.Telista, Telsartan.

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Is telmisartan better than losartan or olmesartan?
Telmisartan, losartan, and olmesartan belong to the same class of drugs 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 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 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.

Does telmisartan cause erectile dysfunction?
Telmisartan has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your physician/ 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 loss?
No, telmisartan does not have any effect on weight. It neither causes weight loss nor weight gain.

Q.

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

Q.

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

Amlodipine

Q.

Is amlodipine safe?
Amlodipine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.

Is amlodipine a diuretic/ blood thinner/ beta-blocker/ statin/ ACE inhibitor or a nitrate?
Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker, not a diuretic, blood thinner, beta-blocker, statin, ACE inhibitor or a nitrate

Q.

Can I take amlodipine with Viagra?
Amlodipine does not have any significant interaction with sildenafil, the active ingredient of Viagra. However, consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together

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Does amlodipine cause gout or coughing?
Amlodipine does not cause gout, in fact it can be taken by gout patients for the appropriate indication. Coughing is a very rare side effect of amlodipine

Q.

What is Eslo 2.5 or Amlopres-5 used for?
Eslo 2.5 or Amlopres-5 are some of the trade names of amlodipine and used for the same indications as amlodipine.

Hydrochlorothiazide

Q.

Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic,which increases the excretion of urine?
Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.

Is hydrochlorothiazide a statin/ opiate?
No.It is the derivative of chlorothiazide

Q.

Is hydrochlorothiazide bad for your kidneys?
No.Hydrochlorthiazide is a safe drug at prescribed dose by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you have kidney disease and follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

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Can I take hydrochlorothiazide with lisinopril/ ibuprofen/ synthroid/ aspirin/ potassium/ phentermine/ losartan/ naproxen/ magnesium/ vitamins?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of hydrochlorothiazide. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q.

Does hydrochlorothiazide cause diabetes/ erectile dysfunction/ weight loss/ gout/ constipation/tinnitus/ potassium loss?
Hydrochlorothiazide causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

Q.

Does hydrochlorothiazide have sulfa in it?
Yes.Hydrochlorothiazide has sulfa and it is chemically known as 6-chloro- 3, 4-dihydro-2 H-1, 2, 4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1, 1-dioxide

Q.

Does hydrochlorothiazide clean your system?
No.Hydrochlorothiazide reduces extra fluid in the body.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)