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Telkom 20mg Tablet

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Knoll Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Telkom 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Telkom 20mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
45.99
₹4.6/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Telkom Tablet

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Uses of Telkom Tablet

Telkom 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Telkom Tablet side effects

Common

Dizziness, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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

How Telkom Tablet works

Telkom 20mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Telkom Tablet

Expert advice for Telkom Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Telkom Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Telkom Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Telmisartan

Telkom is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Telkom 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, Telkom is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
No, Telkom is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Telkom with paracetamol?
Yes, Telkom 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 Telkom can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Telkom.
Telkom has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Telkom.
Yes, Telkom 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 Telkom. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Telkom.
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Telkom. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Telkom is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Telkom.
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telkom. Talk to your doctor if you experience marked weight loss while taking this medicine as this could be due to some other underlying condition.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Telkom with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Telkom with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Telkom with Ardeparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Telkom with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Telkom with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Telkom with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Telkom with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Telkom with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Telkom with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Telkom with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar
Telkom with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Telkom with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
Telkom with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf, Rolimus
Telkom with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Telkom with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Telkom with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz, Metoral
Telkom with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Telkom with Indapamide
MODERATE
Telkom with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran
Telkom with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Telkom with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Telkom with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Telkom with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped
Telkom with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Telkom with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep
Telkom with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip
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