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Composition FOR TELMA-R

Telmisartan(40 mg),Ramipril(5 mg)

food interaction for TELMA-R

alcohol interaction for TELMA-R

pregnancy interaction for TELMA-R

lactation interaction for TELMA-R

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Telma-r 5 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
Telma-r 5 tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR TELMA-R

Telmisartan(40 mg)

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
Ramipril(5 mg)

Uses

How it works

Ramipril 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

Breathlessness, Headache, Dizziness, Fainting, Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Weakness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Allergic reaction, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Irregular heart rate, Fatigue, Angina pectoris, Diarrhoea, Depression, Cough, Altered taste, Chest pain

COMMON DOSAGE FOR TELMA-R 5 TABLET

Patients taking TELMA-R 5 TABLET

  • 76%
    Once A Day
  • 24%
    Twice A Day

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Top Cardiologists

Expert advice FOR TELMA-R

  • Telmisartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Telmisartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Telmisartan.
  • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
  • Telmisartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.

Frequently asked questions FOR TELMA-R

Telmisartan

Q.

Is telmisartan safe?
Telmisartan is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician/doctor.

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, 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.

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

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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, 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).

Q.

Can I take paracetamol with telmisartan?
Yes, paracetamol can be taken with telmisartan. There are no interactions described for the two medicines.

Q.

Does telmisartan cause cough?
Telmisartan can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your physician/ doctor in case you experience cough while taking telmisartan.

Q.

Does telmisartan cause erectile dysfunction?
Telmisartan has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your physician/ doctor in case you experience this problem while taking telmisartan.

Q.

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

Q.

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.

Q.

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

Q.

Does telmisartan cause a headache?
Telmisartan is not known to cause headache. Please consult your physician/ 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 an marked change in your weight while taking telmisartan.

Ramipril

Q.

Is ramipril a diuretic?
No, ramipril is not a diuretic It belongs to a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors), mainly used to reduce high blood pressure

Q.

Is ramipril safe?
Ramipril is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.

Is ramipril or cardace a calcium channel blocker/alpha blocker/ beta blocker?
No, ramipril or cardace is an ACE inhibitor and shows no known effects on calcium channels or alpha receptors or beta receptors

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Q.

Is ramipril a nitrate or a statin?
Ramipril is neither a nitrate nor a statin. It is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure

Q.

What are Cardace / Ramistar/Hopace used for?
Cardace, Ramistar, Hopace are all trade names for the active drug ramipril. Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure

Q.

Can I take ramipril with simvastatin/amlodipine/ Viagra/naproxen/prednisolone/ metformin/ Sudafed (pseudoephedrine-decongestant preparation)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between ramipril when taken with simvastatin/ amlodipine/ Viagra/naproxen/prednisolone/ metformin/Sudafed. However, consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on ramipril

Q.

Can I take ramipril with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen can be taken with ramipril, however, it is known that ibuprofen and other NSAIDs may reduce the antihypertensive effects of ramipril. Consult your doctor about any medications currently taken before starting and while on ramipril

Q.

Does ramipril cause coughing?
Yes, non-productive tickling cough, is one of the common side effects or ramipril

Q.

Does ramipril cause frequent urination?
No, ramipril has no known effect on increasing the frequency of urination. It may rarely increase the urine output but not affect the frequency of urination

Q.

Does ramipril cause itching?
Yes, ramipril may cause itching of skin. It is not very commonly observed

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Does ramipril cause an increase in potassium levels in the blood?
Yes, increased potassium levels is one a common side effects of ramipril

Q.

Does ramipril cause depression?
Yes, ramipril may cause depression; however, it is not very commonly observed

Q.

Does ramipril thin the blood?
No. ramipril has no known effect on blood thinning

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Is ramipril available in India?
Yes, ramipril is available in India with more than 100 brand names.

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