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TELMA NB 5MG/40MG TABLET

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Composition FOR TELMA NB

Nebivolol(5mg),Telmisartan(40mg)

food interaction for TELMA NB

alcohol interaction for TELMA NB

pregnancy interaction for TELMA NB

lactation interaction for TELMA NB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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.
UNSAFE
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR TELMA NB

Nebivolol(5mg)

Uses

Nebivolol is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure

How it works

Nebivolol blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces heartbeat, blood pressure, and strain on the heart following a heart attack.

Common side effects

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Breathlessness, Palpitations, Constipation, Slow heart rate, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea
Telmisartan(40mg)

Uses

Telmisartan is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure, heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease.

How it works

Telmisartan relaxes the blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

Common side effects

Fatigue, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Dizziness, Anemia, Renal impairment, Vertigo, Increased potassium level in blood

COMMON DOSAGE FOR TELMA NB 5MG/40MG TABLET

Patients taking TELMA NB 5MG/40MG TABLET

  • 100%
    Once A Day

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Expert advice FOR TELMA NB

  • Nebivolol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Nebivolol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Nebivolol may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Nebivolol before any scheduled surgery.
  • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
  • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.

Frequently asked questions FOR TELMA NB

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.

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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.

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Is nebivolol a cardioselective beta blocker?
Nebivolol is a cardioselective beta blocker, which acts on the beta receptors present in the heart only.

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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.

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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.

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Is nebivolol safe?
Nebivolol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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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.

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Is nebivolol a blood thinner?
Nebivolol is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.

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Is nebivolol a nitrate?
Nebivolol is not a nitrate. It belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers.

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Is nebivolol safe in pregnancy?
Nebivolol should not be used during pregnancy, unless clearly necessary. In general, beta-blockers reduce placental blood flow, which has been associated with growth retardation, intrauterine death, abortion or early labor. Side effects like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) and bradycardia (decreased heart rate) may occur in the fetus (unborn baby) and newborn infant. Ask your doctor for advice before taking it during pregnancy as the fetus and the newborn would need to be monitored closely.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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).

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Is telmisartan better than losartan?
Telmisartan, 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).

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Is telmisartan a statin?
No, telmisartan is not a statin. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

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Is telmisartan better than olmesartan?
Telmisartan, 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).

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Is telmisartan an alpha blocker?
No, telmisartan is not an alpha blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

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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.

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Does telmisartan cause cough?
Telmisartan can cause a 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.

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Does telmisartan cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, telmisartan can cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood).

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Does 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.

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Does telmisartan cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Telmisartan, but there is other blood pressure lowering medicines that do cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while using telmisartan.

Q.

Does 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. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience marked change in your weight while taking telmisartan.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)