Targit

Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Targit Products

About Targit Products

Uses of Targit Products

Telmisartan is used in the treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure), prevention of heart attack and stroke and Heart failure.

Targit Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Targit are Upper respiratory tract infection, Back pain, Diarrhea, Sinus inflammation, Skin ulcer, Intermittent claudication.

How Targit Products work

Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). 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.

Patient Concerns about Targit Products

Frequently asked questions about Targit Products

Frequently asked questions about Telmisartan

Q. Should Targit 40 Tablet be taken in the morning or at night?
Targit 40 Tablet is generally recommended to be taken once daily, either in the morning or in the evening. Consider taking it at the same time each day as it will help you to remember taking it.
Q. How long does it take for Targit 40 Tablet to work?
You may see an improvement within a few days. But, the maximum benefit can be seen within 4-8 weeks of starting treatment.
Q. My blood pressure is now controlled. Can I stop taking Targit 40 Tablet now?
No, do not stop taking Targit 40 Tablet without consulting your doctor even if your blood pressure is controlled. Stopping it suddenly may increase your blood pressure which could be detrimental for you. Targit 40 Tablet does not cure high blood pressure but controls it. So, you may have to take the medicine lifelong. Talk to your doctor if you have any concerns.
Q. If I have some kidney problem, can I take Targit 40 Tablet? Can it further deteriorate my kidney function?
You can take Targit 40 Tablet if it has been advised by your doctor. Your doctor may ask you to get regular tests done (potassium and creatinine levels) in order to monitor your kidney function. Targit 40 Tablet may cause worsening of kidney function, therefore you should contact your doctor in case you notice swelling in your feet, ankles, or hands or unexplained weight gain.
Q. I am overweight and the doctor has prescribed me Targit 40 Tablet for blood pressure control. I am bothered that Targit 40 Tablet can increase my weight. Is it true?
No, do not worry since Targit 40 Tablet is not known to cause weight gain. In fact in animal studies Targit 40 Tablet has been found to decrease fat tissue.
Q. Does Targit 40 Tablet affect blood glucose levels in diabetics?
Targit 40 Tablet may lower blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes. Therefore, it is essential to keep a regular track of your blood glucose levels. Talk to your doctor if you are a diabetic because the dose of insulin or antidiabetic medicines may need adjustment.
Q. Can the use of Targit 40 Tablet cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, Targit 40 Tablet can cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood). A regular monitoring of blood potassium levels may be advised by your doctor while taking this medicine.
Q. Does Targit 40 Tablet work by causing excessive urination?
No, Targit 40 Tablet does not cause excessive urination and does not belong to the diuretic class of medicines. Targit 40 Tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels by blocking the effect of a substance known as angiotensin II. This substance is responsible for increasing the blood pressure by narrowing down the blood vessels.
Q. Do I need to follow any precautions if I take ibuprofen and Targit 40 Tablet together?
If you are taking ibuprofen and Targit 40 Tablet together, you should continuously keep a check on your blood pressure and kidney function. Targit 40 Tablet may enhance the side effects of ibuprofen which may further cause water retention, especially in patients taking Targit 40 Tablet for heart failure. Ibuprofen may interfere with the working of Targit 40 Tablet and decrease its efficiency at lowering blood pressure.

Products for Targit

Targit 40 Tablet
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Targit 20 Tablet
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Pfizer Ltd
53
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Targit 80 Tablet
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Pfizer Ltd
143
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Targit 20 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Pfizer Ltd
28
6% off
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30
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Targit 80 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Pfizer Ltd
118
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