Temsi 20 mg Tablet

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Overview

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

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Temsi with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure
SERIOUS
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MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Temsi

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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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FAQs

Q. Is Temsi safe?
Temsi is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is Temsi used for?
Temsi 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 Temsi a blood thinner?
No, Temsi is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Temsi an ACE inhibitor?
No, Temsi is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Temsi with paracetamol?
Yes, Temsi 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 Temsi cause cough?
Use of Temsi can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Temsi.
Q. Does Temsi cause erectile dysfunction?
Temsi has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Temsi.
Q. Can the use of Temsi cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, Temsi 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 Temsi cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Temsi. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Temsi.
Q. Can the use of Temsi cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Temsi. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can Temsi cause a headache?
Temsi is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Temsi.
Q. Does Temsi cause weight loss?
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Temsi. 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 6th Sep 2018.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Matrix, 507, 380015, Corporate Rd, Makarba, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015
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