Weltelmi 40mg Tablet

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Composition for Weltelmi 40mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Weltelmi Tablet

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Uses of Weltelmi Tablet

Weltelmi 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Weltelmi Tablet

Common

Dizziness, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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

How Weltelmi Tablet works

Weltelmi 40mg tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Weltelmi Tablet

Expert advice for Weltelmi Tablet

  • Weltelmi can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Weltelmi may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Weltelmi 40mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Weltelmi 40mg 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.
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Lactation
Weltelmi 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Weltelmi 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Weltelmi 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Weltelmi 40mg 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.
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Liver
CAUTION
Weltelmi 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Weltelmi 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Weltelmi 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Tacromus 0.25mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Telmisartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Weltelmi 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Telmisartan

Weltelmi is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Weltelmi 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.
No, Weltelmi is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Weltelmi better than losartan?
Weltelmi and losartan belong to the same class of medicines and have shown to be similarly effective and safe for the approved indications, but their effect may vary in different individuals.
No, Weltelmi is not a beta blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
No, Weltelmi is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
No, Weltelmi is not a statin. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Is Weltelmi better than olmesartan?
Weltelmi and olmesartan belong to the same class of medicines and have shown to be similarly effective and safe for the approved indications, but their effect may vary in different individuals.
No, Weltelmi is not a diuretic. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
No, Weltelmi is not an alpha blocker. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Weltelmi with paracetamol?
Yes, Weltelmi 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.
Use of Weltelmi can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Weltelmi.
Weltelmi has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Weltelmi.
Yes, Weltelmi 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.
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Weltelmi. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Weltelmi.
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Weltelmi. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Weltelmi is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Weltelmi.
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Weltelmi. 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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