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Telcon 20 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Telcon Tablet

Telcon 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Telcon Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood

How to use Telcon 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. Telcon 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Telcon Tablet works

Telcon 20 mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and PPARγ-agonist. It relaxes blood vessels 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.

Telcon Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Telcon 20 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
Telcon 20 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
Telcon 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Telcon 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Telcon 20 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
Telcon 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Telcon 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Telcon 20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Telcon Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Telcon 20 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Telcon 20 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.
  • It 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.
  • It may increase the level of potassium in blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you conceive while taking Telcon 20 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Telcon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tamocas
MODERATE
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Excrete
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Telcon

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. Does Telcon cause weight loss?

Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telcon. Talk to your doctor if you experience excessive weight loss while taking this medicine as this could be due to some other underlying condition.

Q. Can Telcon cause headache?

Telcon is not known to cause headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience headache when you are taking Telcon.

Q. Is Telcon safe?

Telcon is safe if used in the prescribed dose and duration advised by your doctor.

Q. What is Telcon used for?

Telcon is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). Telcon reduces cardiovascular events (i.e. heart attack or stroke) in adults who are at risk because of reduced or blocked blood supply to the heart or legs. The risk is high in people who have had a stroke or in high-risk diabetes patients.

Q. Can I take Telcon with paracetamol?

Yes, Telcon can be taken with paracetamol. As per the reports, using the two medicines together does not change the working of Telcon. Their usage does not cause any severe side effects.

Q. Does Telcon cause cough?

Use of Telcon can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Telcon.

Q. Does Telcon cause erectile dysfunction?

Telcon is not associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Telcon.

Q. Can the use of Telcon cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?

Yes, Telcon can cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood). A regular monitoring of blood potassium levels may be advised by your doctor while taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Telcon cause weight gain?

No, weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Telcon. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Telcon.

Q. Can the use of Telcon cause hair loss?

No, hair loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telcon. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
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