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Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to reduce the chances of any future heart attack and stroke.

You can take Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

Nausea, taste change, stomach pain, and diarrhea are some common side effects of this medicine. Consult your doctor If any of these bother you, or get worse, or do not go away. Usually, it may increases the level of potassium level in the blood. Hence, it is advised to avoid potassium rich food or supplements. If you experience dizziness, rise slowly from sitting position or avoid driving.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. You should have your blood pressure checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.

Side effects of Teli R Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Teli R

  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Cough
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Teli R 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. Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Teli R Tablet works

Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Telmisartan and ramipril which lower blood pressure effectively. Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and ramipril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. They work by widening and relaxing the blood vessels, thereby lowering blood pressure.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • It can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Teli R 40 mg/2.5 mg Tablet.

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My blood pressure is 160/94 Drug is best beta 25 mg sugar,cholesterol,lipid profile,thyroid tsh,CBC,urine all report normal but homocysrein leval high 22 please suggest
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
add telmisartan 40 mg once daily if kidney functions r ok
High blood pressure since 2 years
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Cardiology
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References

  1. Telmisartan. Bracknell, Berkshire: Boehringer Ingelheim Limited; 1998 [revised Nov. 2017]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ramipril. New York, New York: Pfizer, Inc.; 1991 [revised Sep. 2013]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Telmisartan. Ingelheim, Germany: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma KG; 1998. [Accessed 20 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Ramipril Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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