Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet

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Composition for Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet

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Uses of Nebivolol

Nebivolol is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Nebivolol

Common

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Cold extremities.

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How to use Nebivolol

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 Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet works

Nebivolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to the organ.
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Uses of Telmisartan

Telmisartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and Heart failure.
It may also lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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Side effects of Telmisartan

Common

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

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How to use Telmisartan

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 Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet works

Telmisartan 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 Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet

Expert advice for Nebivolol

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Nebivolol to start working.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may need to monitor your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Stopping Nebivolol suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Nebivolol if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.

Expert advice for Telmisartan

  • Telmisartan 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.
  • Telmisartan 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Nebivolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.

Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Telma NB 5mg/40mg 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.
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Lactation
Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Telma N
B 5mg/40mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patien
ts with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Telma NB 5mg/40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nebivolol

Q. What is Nebivolol and what is it used for?
Nebivolol is a beta-blocker and it is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and chronic heart failure in patients aged 70 years or older.
Q. How does Nebivolol work?
Nebivolol works by blocking the action of certain chemical messengers on the blood vessels and heart which relaxes the blood vessels and slows the heart rate. This leads to a decreased blood pressure and an improved blood flow. The reduced blood pressure makes it easier for a weak heart to pump blood at a slower rate, making it useful in heart failure also.
Q. Is Nebivolol a cardioselective beta blocker?
Nebivolol is a cardioselective beta blocker, which acts on the beta receptors present in the heart only.
Q. Is Nebivolol better than bisoprolol?
Nebivolol and bisoprolol belong to the same class of medicines beta blockers with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use. Both bisoprolol and Nebivolol belong to the same category of medications called beta-blockers. Only a doctor would be correctly able to prescribe bisoprolol or Nebivolol to you based on the symptoms.
Q. Is Nebivolol a diuretic?
Nebivolol is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Is Nebivolol an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Nebivolol is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Is Nebivolol safe?
Nebivolol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Nebivolol with ibuprofen?
The effects of Nebivolol can be decreased by ibuprofen. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Is Nebivolol a blood thinner?
Nebivolol is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Is Nebivolol a nitrate?
Nebivolol is not a nitrate. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Does Nebivolol cause weight gain?
Nebivolol has not been reported to cause weight gain. Talk to your doctor if you experience weight gain while taking Nebivolol as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Nebivolol cause erectile dysfunction (impotence)?
Erectile dysfunction (inability to achieve an erection) also known as impotence is an uncommon side effect of Nebivolol. Please consult your doctor if you have erectile dysfunction while taking Nebivolol.
Q. Does Nebivolol cause hair loss?
Nebivolol has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Nebivolol as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Nebivolol cross the blood-brain barrier?
Nebivolol crosses the blood brain barrier due to its lipophilic nature. So, it is effective in the treatment of migraine and essential tremors. This could also cause higher chances of central nervous system effects such as lethargy, confusion, and depression.
Q. Does Nebivolol increase testosterone?
Nebivolol has not been reported to cause an increase in testosterone levels. Talk to your doctor for further information on the same as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Nebivolol contain nitrates?
Nebivolol does not contain nitrates. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.
Q. Does Nebivolol cause tinnitus?
Nebivolol has not been reported to cause tinnitus. Talk to your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking Nebivolol as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Nebivolol help to treat anxiety?
Nebivolol is not used for the treatment of anxiety. Nebivolol belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers. Propanolol is a beta blocker which is used in the treatment of anxiety. Consult a doctor if you have anxiety for the right treatment.
Q. Does Nebivolol cause fatigue?
Nebivolol may cause fatigue (tiredness) and dizziness and you need to be very cautious if you have to drive or use any machines or tools. Talk to your doctor if you have these problems while taking Nebivolol.
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Frequently asked questions for Telmisartan

Q. Is Telmisartan safe?
Telmisartan is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is Telmisartan used for?
Telmisartan 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.
Q. Is Telmisartan a blood thinner?
No, Telmisartan is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Telmisartan better than losartan?
Telmisartan 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.
Q. Is Telmisartan a beta blocker?
No, Telmisartan is not a beta blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Telmisartan an ACE inhibitor?
No, Telmisartan is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Telmisartan a statin?
No, Telmisartan is not a statin. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Telmisartan better than olmesartan?
Telmisartan 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.
Q. Is Telmisartan a diuretic?
No, Telmisartan is not a diuretic. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Telmisartan an alpha blocker?
No, Telmisartan is not an alpha blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Telmisartan with paracetamol?
Yes, Telmisartan 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.
Q. Does Telmisartan cause cough?
Use of Telmisartan can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Telmisartan.
Q. Does Telmisartan cause erectile dysfunction?
Telmisartan has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Telmisartan.
Q. Can the use of Telmisartan cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, Telmisartan 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.
Q. Can the use of Telmisartan cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Telmisartan. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Telmisartan.
Q. Can the use of Telmisartan cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Telmisartan. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can Telmisartan cause a headache?
Telmisartan is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Telmisartan.
Q. Does Telmisartan cause weight loss?
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telmisartan. 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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