Telmiget 20 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Telmiget Tablet
Telmiget 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
Telmiget Tablet side effects
Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood
How to use Telmiget 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. Telmiget 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Telmiget Tablet works
Telmiget 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.
Telmiget Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Telmiget 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
Telmiget 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
Telmiget 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Telmiget 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Telmiget 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
Telmiget 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Telmiget 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Telmiget 20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Telmiget Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Telmiget 20 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

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  • You have been prescribed Telmiget 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.
  • Telmiget 20 mg Tablet 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.
  • Telmiget 20 mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take Telmiget 20 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Telmiget 20 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Telmiget with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Telmiget

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Dear sir I am a diabetic and Bp patient. 97 at fasting and 264 at ppbs. Kindly suggest me medicine for diabetes and blood pressure. For Bp I am taking telmiget am.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/bgr-34-tablet-otc322631One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking foodUse this medicine along with your treatment
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
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FAQs

Q. Is Telmiget safe?
Telmiget is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is Telmiget used for?
Telmiget 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 Telmiget a blood thinner?
No, Telmiget is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Telmiget an ACE inhibitor?
No, Telmiget is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Telmiget with paracetamol?
Yes, Telmiget 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 Telmiget cause cough?
Use of Telmiget can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Telmiget.
Q. Does Telmiget cause erectile dysfunction?
Telmiget has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Telmiget.
Q. Can the use of Telmiget cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, Telmiget 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 Telmiget cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Telmiget. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Telmiget.
Q. Can the use of Telmiget cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Telmiget. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can Telmiget cause a headache?
Telmiget is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Telmiget.
Q. Does Telmiget cause weight loss?
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Telmiget. 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 28th Aug 2018.
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