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Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines. It helps to control high blood pressure in different ways. If high blood pressure is not treated it can lead to heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.

You can take Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet with or without food. The dose will depend on your condition and how your respond to the medicine. Try to take it at the same time each day. It’s important to keep taking this medicine until your doctor tells you not to. It contains a diuretic (water pill) and will make you urinate more so, it is best to avoid taking this medicine within four hours of going to bed. Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it even if you feel well. High blood pressure doesn’t usually have symptoms and if you stop taking it your risk of heart attack or stroke may increase.

The most common side effect is dizziness. Other side effects include feeling tired, nausea, diarrhea, flu-like symptoms, shortness of breath and changes to your heartbeat. Frequent urination is not a side effect of this medicine. It is the purpose of this medicine,as it helps control your blood pressure. You may experience other possible side effects, but most are rare. Make sure you read the leaflet that comes with your medicines and tell your doctor if you’re bothered by side effects or they do not go away. It may be possible to adjust your dose or try a different medicine.

Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes unless your doctor has told you to. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding and you should ask your doctor before taking it if you have kidney or liver disease, heart trouble or diabetes. Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may cause side effects.

Uses of Telicad H Tablet

Side effects of Telicad H Tablet

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Upper respiratory tract infection

How to use Telicad H 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. Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Telicad H Tablet works

Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide which lowers the blood pressure effectively. Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position. 
  • Use of Telicad H 40mg/12.5mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.

Patient Concerns

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I'm hypertension person and everyday I have 1 tablet of Telday 40 for last 3 years. Now I feel my pressure sometimes goes high to 155/95 at night time.kindly advice if I ha e to take any higher dose or telday H 40 mg. I don't hv cholesterol nor sugar.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Dear PATIENT to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. Hypertension is well treated with appropriate medicines as well as low salt diet with regular exercise. I would recommend you to chart your blood pressure and if the readings are still high like you have mentioned, you would need to increase the dose of Telday H to 80 mg per day.
high blood pressure 160/90 and heart rate 130I am already to taken tazloc-h 40mg
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Can change to besicor t 2.5/40 will control both rate and BP after consulting with your physician
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FAQs

Q. What is Telicad H?

Telicad H is a combination of two medicines: Telmisartan and Hydrochlorothiazide. This medication reduces the risk of strokes and myocardial infarction (heart attack) and is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

Q. Can the use of Telicad H cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Telicad H can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Telicad H?

The use of Telicad H is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. It should preferably be avoided in patients with severe renal or hepatic impairment, patients with anuria and in women who are in the second and third trimesters of their pregnancy.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Telicad H?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose the unused or expired medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
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