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Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet

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Introduction

Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet is a combination of medicines used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure thus reduces chances of future heart attack and stroke.

Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be taken with or without food. The dose will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. Try to take it at the same time each day. It is important to keep taking this medicine until your doctor tells you not to. It contains a diuretic (water pill) and will make you urinate more so, it is best to avoid taking this medicine within four hours of going to bed. Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it even if you feel well. High blood pressure does not usually have symptoms and if you stop taking it your risk of heart attack or stroke may increase.

The most common side effects of this medicine include ankle swelling, headache, dizziness, tiredness, and taste change. Consult your doctor If any of these bother you, or get worse, or won't go away. Drink plenty of fluids while taking medicine to overcome muscle weakness, dry mouth, and extreme thirst.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. You should have your blood pressure, kidney function, level of electrolytes, and blood sugar level checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.

Uses of Telwis AMH Tablet

Side effects of Telwis AMH Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Telwis AMH

  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Sleepiness
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Taste change
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Upset stomach
  • Altered blood lipid level

How to use Telwis AMH 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. Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Telwis AMH Tablet works

Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Telmisartan, Amlodipine and Hydrochlorothiazide. Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by widening and relaxing the blood vessels, thereby lowering blood pressure. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • Use of Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.

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Patient Concerns

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Amh level significance for pregnancy
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Low AMH indicates low egg levels in ovaries and hence low chance of conception. Very high AMH indicates PCOD.
My IGG Rubella, IGG Varicella, IGG CMV, AMH tests are above than normal and I am trying for pregnancy. Is there any effect on pregnancy by above test abnormalities. Is there any possibility that I will be pregnant.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No problem with the above tests , high amh means u maybe having pco
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet?

Yes, the use of Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. Can I use Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet in pregnancy?

No, Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be avoided in pregnancy. It can cause injury and death to the baby. If you conceive while taking Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet, stop taking the medicine and contact your doctor immediately. The doctor might suggest other ways to lower blood pressure.

Q. What lifestyle changes should I make while using Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce your risk of heart attack.

Q. Can I stop taking Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet if I feel well?

No, keep using Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Telwis AMH 40mg/5mg/12.5mg Tablet suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

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References

  1. Telmisartan+Amlodipine. Ridgefield, CT: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals; 2009 [revised Oct. 2009]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Telmisartan+Amlodipine. Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Amlodipine besylate. New York, New York: Pfizer; 2011. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide. Morgantown, West Virginia: Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2011. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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