Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet

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Uses of Telmisartan

Telmisartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may also lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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Side effects of Telmisartan

Common

Dizziness, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Telmisartan

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.

How Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet works

Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.
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Uses of Chlorthalidone

Chlorthalidone is used in hypertension, heart failure, edema (Fluid retention) and kidney stone.
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Side effects of Chlorthalidone

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

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How to use Chlorthalidone

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.

How Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet works

Chlorthalidone is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body.

In Depth Information on Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet

Expert advice for Telmisartan

  • Telmisartan can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Telmisartan may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Expert advice for Chlorthalidone

  • Avoid drinking alcohol, which can increase some of the side effects of chlorthalidone.
  • Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink.
  • Do not take chlorthalidone and potassium salt or a potassium-sparing diuretic, if you are taking ACE inhibitors.
Warnings
Special precautions for Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.

Taking Chlorthalidone with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Techlor 80mg/12.5mg 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.
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Lactation
Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
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Liver
CAUTION
Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Techlor 80mg/12.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Telmisartan

Q. Is Telmisartan safe?
Telmisartan is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is Telmisartan used for?
Telmisartan 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 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 and 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.
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 and 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?
Use of Telmisartan can cause 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. Can the use of Telmisartan cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, Telmisartan 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 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. Can the use of Telmisartan cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Telmisartan. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can 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. 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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Frequently asked questions for Chlorthalidone

Q. What is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5?
Chlorthalidone belongs to class of medications called thiazide diuretics
Q. Is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 a generic drug?
Yes, chlorthalidone is the generic name and hydrazine 12.5 is brand name
Q. Is chlorthalidone an ace inhibitor/potassium sparing diuretic/sulfa drug/benzodiazepine/a blood thinner?
No, chlorthalidone belongs to class of medication called as thiazide diuretics
Q. Is chlorthalidone a water pill?
Yes, it is a diuretic and also called as ‘water pill'
Q. Is chlorthalidone better than hydrochlorothiazide?
Chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Can I take chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 with ibuprofen/Excedrin/Tylenol?
There is no observed drug interaction. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Can amitriptyline cause weight loss: gain/cough/low potassium/high blood sugar/erectile dysfunction?
Amitriptyline can cause low potassium/high blood pressure. Patients should consult the doctor regarding the possible side effects.
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