Medicine Overview of Xstan Tablet
Xstan 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure
Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Dizziness, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
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. Xstan 40mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Xstan 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 Xstan Tablet
- Xstan 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.
- Xstan 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.
Xstan Tablet related warnings
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xstan 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.
Xstan 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.
Xstan 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Xstan 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Xstan 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.
Xstan 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xstan 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Xstan 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Telmisartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Frequently asked questions about Xstan Tablet
Xstan is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Xstan 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, Xstan is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
No, Xstan is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Xstan with paracetamol?
Yes, Xstan 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 Xstan can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Xstan.
Xstan has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Xstan.
Yes, Xstan 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 Xstan. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Xstan.
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Xstan. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Xstan is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Xstan.
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Xstan. 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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