About Tel-Cad Products

Uses of Tel-Cad Products

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

Tel-Cad Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Tel-Cad are Nasal congestion (stuffy nose), Back pain, Diarrhea, Sinus pain.

How Tel-Cad 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 Tel-Cad Products

Frequently asked questions about Tel-Cad Products

Frequently asked questions about Telmisartan

Q. Should Tel-Cad 80 Tablet be taken in the morning or at night?
Tel-Cad 80 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 Tel-Cad 80 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 Tel-Cad 80 Tablet now?
No, do not stop taking Tel-Cad 80 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. Tel-Cad 80 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 Tel-Cad 80 Tablet? Can it further deteriorate my kidney function?
You can take Tel-Cad 80 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. Tel-Cad 80 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 Tel-Cad 80 Tablet for blood pressure control. I am bothered that Tel-Cad 80 Tablet can increase my weight. Is it true?
No, do not worry since Tel-Cad 80 Tablet is not known to cause weight gain. In fact in animal studies Tel-Cad 80 Tablet has been found to decrease fat tissue.
Q. Does Tel-Cad 80 Tablet affect blood glucose levels in diabetics?
Tel-Cad 80 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 Tel-Cad 80 Tablet cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood)?
Yes, Tel-Cad 80 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 Tel-Cad 80 Tablet work by causing excessive urination?
No, Tel-Cad 80 Tablet does not cause excessive urination and does not belong to the diuretic class of medicines. Tel-Cad 80 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 Tel-Cad 80 Tablet together?
If you are taking ibuprofen and Tel-Cad 80 Tablet together, you should continuously keep a check on your blood pressure and kidney function. Tel-Cad 80 Tablet may enhance the side effects of ibuprofen which may further cause water retention, especially in patients taking Tel-Cad 80 Tablet for heart failure. Ibuprofen may interfere with the working of Tel-Cad 80 Tablet and decrease its efficiency at lowering blood pressure.

Products for Tel-Cad

Tel-Cad 80 Tablet
strip of 15 tablets
Aprica Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
MRP
156.87
Not Available
Tel-Cad 20 Tablet
strip of 15 tablets
Aprica Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
MRP
59.03
Not Available
Tel-Cad 40 Tablet
strip of 15 tablets
Aprica Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
MRP
110
Not Available

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