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Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of some medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to reduce high blood pressure, thus lowering the chances of any future heart attack and stroke. It is taken with or without food, preferably in the morning to avoid frequent urination at night. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. This medicine may cause dehydration, so it is better to take plenty of fluids. Dizziness and dry mouth are some other common side effects of this medicine.

Uses of Xirtam H Tablet

Xirtam H Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Stomach upset
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Increased blood lipid level
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Decreased blood pressure

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

How Xirtam H Tablet works

Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan which lower blood pressure effectively. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow. Olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Xirtam H Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet. Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xirtam H 12.5mg/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.
Lactation
Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg 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
Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position. 
  • Use of Xirtam H 12.5mg/40mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
  • It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Xirtam H

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I'm hypertension person and everyday I have 1 tablet of Telday 40 for last 3 years. Now I feel my pressure sometimes goes high to 155/95 at night time.kindly advice if I ha e to take any higher dose or telday H 40 mg. I don't hv cholesterol nor sugar.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Dear PATIENT to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. Hypertension is well treated with appropriate medicines as well as low salt diet with regular exercise. I would recommend you to chart your blood pressure and if the readings are still high like you have mentioned, you would need to increase the dose of Telday H to 80 mg per day.
high blood pressure 160/90 and heart rate 130I am already to taken tazloc-h 40mg
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Can change to besicor t 2.5/40 will control both rate and BP after consulting with your physician
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References
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Bayer AG, Müllerstr. 178, 13353 Berlin
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