Medicine Overview of Telgard Tablet
Side effects of Telgard Tablet
Dizziness, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
How to use Telgard 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Telgard 40mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Telgard Tablet works
Telgard 40mg tablet 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.
In Depth Information on Telgard Tablet
Expert advice for Telgard Tablet
- Telgard 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.
- Telgard 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.
Special precautions for Telgard 40mg Tablet
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Telgard 40mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Telgard 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Telgard 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Telgard 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Telgard 40mg Tablet is recommended.+more
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....
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.
Telgard 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Telgard 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Telgard 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Telgard 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Heplock 10IU Injection, Loparin 40mg Prefilled Syringe, Lithocap 300mg Capsule
If you miss a dose of Telmisartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Telgard 40mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Telmisartan
Telgard is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Telgard 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.
No, Telgard is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Telgard better than losartan?
Telgard 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.
No, Telgard is not a beta blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
No, Telgard is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
No, Telgard is not a statin. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Telgard better than olmesartan?
Telgard 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.
No, Telgard is not a diuretic. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
No, Telgard is not an alpha blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Telgard with paracetamol?
Yes, Telgard 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.
Use of Telgard can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Telgard.
Telgard has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Telgard.
Yes, Telgard 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.
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Telgard. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Telgard.
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Telgard. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Telgard is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Telgard.
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telgard. 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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