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Telmidil 40 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Telmidil Tablet

Telmidil 40 Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Telmidil Tablet side effects

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

How to use Telmidil 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. Telmidil 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Telmidil Tablet works

Telmidil 40 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.

Telmidil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Telmidil 40 Tablet. Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Telmidil 40 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
Telmidil 40 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
Telmidil 40 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Telmidil 40 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Telmidil 40 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
Telmidil 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Telmidil 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Telmidil 40 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Telmidil Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Telmidil 40 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Telmidil 40 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 Telmidil 40 Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Telmidil 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): Excrete
MODERATE
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Brand(s): Tamocas
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Telmidil

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High calostrol & blood pressure
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
it not very high u can control by exercise & diet40 minutes of exercise in morning ( 20 minutes of running and 20 minutes of aerobics)in night after 30 minutes of dinner walk for 20 minutesless oily food and no non vegetarian in night for dinnereat more fibrous fruits and vegetables in night , or in lunchmake a habit of eating 1 fruit in morning either apple or orange or guava and also take sprouts in morningavoid beer or alcohol if u take , quit smoking if u do so
High blood pressure, breathing issues
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Do yoga and pranayam regularly, take halleezy tablet 2 tablet twice
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FAQs

Q. Does Telmidil cause weight loss?

Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telmidil. 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 Telmidil cause headache?

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

Q. Is Telmidil safe?

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

Q. What is Telmidil used for?

Telmidil is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). Telmidil 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 Telmidil with paracetamol?

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

Q. Does Telmidil cause cough?

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

Q. Does Telmidil cause erectile dysfunction?

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

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

Yes, Telmidil 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 Telmidil cause weight gain?

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

Q. Can the use of Telmidil cause hair loss?

No, hair loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telmidil. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.

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