Telmicon 20 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Telmicon Tablet

Telmicon 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Telmicon Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood

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

How Telmicon Tablet works

Telmicon 20 mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and PPARγ-agonist. It relaxes blood vessels by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Telmicon Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Telmicon Tablet?

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

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Telmicon 20 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • It can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It may increase the level of potassium in blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you conceive while taking Telmicon 20 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Telmicon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Tamocas
MODERATE
Brand(s): Excrete
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Telmicon

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Does Telmicon cause weight loss?

Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telmicon. Talk to your doctor if you experience excessive weight loss while taking this medicine as this could be due to some other underlying condition.

Q. Can Telmicon cause headache?

Telmicon is not known to cause headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience headache when you are taking Telmicon.

Q. Is Telmicon safe?

Telmicon is safe if used in the prescribed dose and duration advised by your doctor.

Q. What is Telmicon used for?

Telmicon is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). Telmicon reduces cardiovascular events (i.e. heart attack or stroke) in adults who are at risk because of reduced or blocked blood supply to the heart or legs. The risk is high in people who have had a stroke or in high-risk diabetes patients.

Q. Can I take Telmicon with paracetamol?

Yes, Telmicon can be taken with paracetamol. As per the reports, using the two medicines together does not change the working of Telmicon. Their usage does not cause any severe side effects.

Q. Does Telmicon cause cough?

Use of Telmicon can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Telmicon.

Q. Does Telmicon cause erectile dysfunction?

Telmicon is not associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Telmicon.

Q. Can the use of Telmicon cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?

Yes, Telmicon can cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood). A regular monitoring of blood potassium levels may be advised by your doctor while taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Telmicon cause weight gain?

No, weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Telmicon. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Telmicon.

Q. Can the use of Telmicon cause hair loss?

No, hair loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telmicon. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Aug 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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