Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg 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 Metoprolol

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Side effects of Metoprolol

Common

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness.

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How to use Metoprolol

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet works

Metoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to the organ.

In Depth Information on Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg 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 Metoprolol

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Metoprolol to start working.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may need to monitor your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Stopping Metoprolol suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Metoprolol if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
Warnings
Special precautions for Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.

Taking Metoprolol 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
Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 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.
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Lactation
Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 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.
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Driving
Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy
, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 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.
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Liver
CAUTION
Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tel Cad M 40 mg/25 mg 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 Metoprolol

Q. Is Metoprolol safe?
Metoprolol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Metoprolol a diuretic/ beta blocker/statin/ MAOI/ ACE inhibitor or ARB/ calcium channel blocker?
Metoprolol belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
Q. Can I take Metoprolol with vitamins?
Metoprolol can be taken with vitamins. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Metoprolol cause anxiety?
Metoprolol does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Metoprolol as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does Metoprolol cause diarrhea?
Metoprolol can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Metoprolol contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Metoprolol does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Metoprolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Metoprolol with alprazolam?
Metoprolol can be taken with alprazolam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Metoprolol for anxiety?
Metoprolol is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Metoprolol an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Metoprolol is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Metoprolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Metoprolol a diuretic?
Metoprolol is not a diuretic. Metoprolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Metoprolol cause erectile dysfunction?
Metoprolol can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Metoprolol as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.
Q. Does Metoprolol have a diuretic in it?
Metoprolol does not have diuretic in it. Metoprolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Metoprolol with grapefruit juice?
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Metoprolol. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Metoprolol with grapefruit juice.
Q. Is Metoprolol a blood thinner?
Metoprolol is not a blood thinner. Metoprolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Metoprolol a statin?
Metoprolol is not a statin. Metoprolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Metoprolol a vasodilator?
Metoprolol is not a vasodilator. Metoprolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Metoprolol cause hair loss?
Metoprolol can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Metoprolol.
Q. Does Metoprolol cause insomnia?
Metoprolol can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Metoprolol.
Q. Can I take Metoprolol with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Metoprolol. Talk to your doctor if you have to take both the medicines together as the dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Q. Can I take Metoprolol with birth control?
Metoprolol can be taken with birth control pills. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Metoprolol a controlled substance?
Metoprolol is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Metoprolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.
Q. Does Metoprolol cause weight gain?
Metoprolol can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Metoprolol as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Metoprolol cause constipation?
Use of Metoprolol is seen to be associated with constipation. Other common side effects associated with its use are nausea, headache, fatigue, dizziness, palpitations, abdominal pain, diarrhea, breathlessness and slow heart rate.
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