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VINTEL-40AM TABLET

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Composition FOR VINTEL AM

Telmisartan(40mg),Amlodipine(5mg)

food interaction for VINTEL AM

alcohol interaction for VINTEL AM

pregnancy interaction for VINTEL AM

lactation interaction for VINTEL AM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Vintel-40am tablet with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Vintel-40am 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR VINTEL AM

Telmisartan(40mg)

Uses

Telmisartan is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease

How it works

Telmisartan relaxes the blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

Common side effects

Fatigue, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Dizziness, Anemia, Renal impairment, Vertigo, Increased potassium level in blood
Amlodipine(5mg)

Uses

Amlodipine is used for increased blood pressure and angina (chest pain)

How it works

Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.

Common side effects

Fatigue, Sleepiness, Flushing, Headache, Ankle swelling, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema, Abdominal pain

COMMON DOSAGE FOR VINTEL-40AM TABLET

Patients taking VINTEL-40AM TABLET

  • 94%
    Once A Day
  • 6%
    Twice A Day

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Expert advice FOR VINTEL AM

  • Telmisartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Telmisartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Telmisartan.
  • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
  • Telmisartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.

Frequently asked questions FOR VINTEL AM

Telmisartan

Q.

Is telmisartan safe?
Telmisartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician/doctor.

Q.

Is telmisartan a blood thinner?
No, telmisartan is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

Q.

Is telmisartan better than losartan or olmesartan?
Telmisartan, losartan, and olmesartan belong to the same class of drugs and have shown to be similarly effective and safe for the approved indications, but their effect may vary in different individuals.

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Is telmisartan a beta blocker?
No, telmisartan is not a beta blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

Q.

Is telmisartan an ace inhibitor?
No, telmisartan is not an ace inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

Q.

Is telmisartan a statin?
No, telmisartan is not a statin. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

Q.

Is telmisartan a diuretic?
No, telmisartan is not a diuretic. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

Q.

is telmisartan an alpha blocker
No, telmisartan is not an alpha blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).

Q.

Can I take paracetamol with telmisartan
Yes, paracetamol can be taken with telmisartan. There are no interactions described for the two medicines.

Q.

Does telmisartan cause cough?
Telmisartan can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your physician/ doctor in case you experience cough while taking telmisartan.

Q.

Does telmisartan cause erectile dysfunction?
Telmisartan has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your physician/ doctor in case you experience this problem while taking telmisartan.

Q.

Does telmisartan cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, telmisartan can cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood).

Q.

Does telmisartan cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of telmisartan. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking telmisartan.

Q.

Does telmisartan cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Telmisartan, but there are other blood pressure lowering medicines that do cause hair loss. Please consult your physician/ doctor if you experience hair loss while using telmisartan.

Q.

Does telmisartan cause a headache?
Telmisartan is not known to cause headache. Please consult your physician/ doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking telmisartan.

Q.

Does telmisartan cause weight loss?
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of telmisartan. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an marked change in your weight while taking telmisartan.

Amlodipine

Q.

Is amlodipine safe?
Amlodipine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.

Is amlodipine a diuretic/ blood thinner/ beta-blocker/ statin/ ACE inhibitor or a nitrate?
Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker, not a diuretic, blood thinner, beta-blocker, statin, ACE inhibitor or a nitrate

Q.

Can I take amlodipine with Viagra?
Amlodipine does not have any significant interaction with sildenafil, the active ingredient of Viagra. However, consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together

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Q.

Does amlodipine cause gout or coughing?
Amlodipine does not cause gout, in fact it can be taken by gout patients for the appropriate indication. Coughing is a very rare side effect of amlodipine

Q.

What is Eslo 2.5 or Amlopres-5 used for?
Eslo 2.5 or Amlopres-5 are some of the trade names of amlodipine and used for the same indications as amlodipine.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)