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TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S

Manufacturer

GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Composition

TELMISARTAN-20MG

Pack Of

30 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

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TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S

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Product Details

About TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S

TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S belongs to a group of medicines known as angiotensin II receptor blockers that are used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) in adults. Additionally, TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S is used to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in adults. Essential hypertension is a medical condition in which the blood pressure is elevated persistently in the arteries without any known cause. On the other hand, heart attack or stroke occurs due to blocked blood flow to the heart or brain, respectively.

TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S works by blocking the action of a hormone called angiotensin II in the body that causes narrowing of blood vessels leading to high blood pressure. Thereby, TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S widens and relaxes blood vessels. Thus, lowers high blood pressure.

You can take TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S irrespective of food and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. Your doctor will let you how often you should take your tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience diarrhoea, sinus infection, back pain or low blood pressure. Most of these side effects of TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist, please consult your doctor.

TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S is not for pregnant women as its use during your pregnancy can cause injury and even death to your unborn baby. It is not known whether TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S passes into your breast milk or not. Your doctor will decide if you will take TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S while using TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S and breastfeeding together. Prolonged intake of TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S may cause high potassium in the blood (hyperkalemia). Avoid intake of potassium supplements with TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S as it may lead to high potassium levels in the blood, so the doctor may ask you to have a regular check of your potassium level. Do not consume alcohol with TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure. Taking TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S with painkillers (like aspirin and ibuprofen) can increase the risk of kidney problems and reduced efficiency of TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S.

Uses of TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S

High blood pressure (hypertension), Prevention of heart attack and stroke

Directions for Use

Use TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S only when prescribed by a doctor. Always take TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition. Swallow the tablet with a glass of water daily at the same time for effective results.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S

Like all medicines, TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You should consult a doctor if you experience side effects such as diarrhoea, sinus infection, back pain or low blood pressure. In rare cases you may observe difficulty in breathing, stomach upset, changes in taste or dry mouth. Most of the side effects of TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist, please consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S is not recommended for people with impaired kidney function, diabetes or severe liver problems. TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S may increase the risk of low blood pressure when taken with alcohol. TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S may cause tiredness or dizziness in some people. Make sure you are not affected before driving. Breastfeeding women are advised to consult a doctor before taking TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S. Avoid intake of potassium supplements with TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S as it may lead to high potassium levels in the blood, so the doctor may ask you to have a regular check of your potassium level. Do not consume alcohol with TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure. Taking TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S with painkillers (like aspirin and ibuprofen) can increase the risk of kidney problems and reduced efficiency of TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol with TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure and cause adverse effects such as dizziness, fainting, light-headedness or headache.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S is a Category D pregnancy drug and is considered unsafe for pregnant women especially in the second and third trimesters.

  • Breast Feeding

    Avoid breastfeeding while taking TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S as it may be unsafe for the baby.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S may cause dizziness or tiredness in some people. So, make sure you are not affected before driving or operating machinery.

  • Liver

    Take TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S is not recommended for patients with severe liver disease.

  • Kidney

    Take TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Other Information (TEL0016)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, you are not recommended to take TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S with antidepressants or barbiturates as it may cause dizziness. However, please consult your doctor before taking TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S with any other medicines.

TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S may increase potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia). Therefore, it is recommended to avoid intake of potassium supplements and foods that are rich in potassium like coconut water, bananas and broccoli.

No, TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S is not recommended for use during pregnancy especially in the second and third trimesters as it may harm the developing baby. Therefore, if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy, please inform your doctor before taking TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S.

You are not recommended to take more than the prescribed dose of TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S as it may cause TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S overdose resulting in symptoms such as dizziness, low blood pressure, fast or slow heartbeat. However, if you experience any of these symptoms while taking TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S, please consult a doctor immediately.

No, you are not recommended to take ibuprofen with TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S as co-administration of these two medicines may reduce the effect of TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S and increase the risk of impaired kidney function. However, if you experience loss of appetite, sudden weight loss or weight gain, weakness, muscle cramps, vomiting, nausea, decreased or increased urination, irregular heart rhythm and fluid retention, please consult a doctor immediately. If you are supposed to use these medicines together, you are advised to contact your doctor so that the dose may be adjusted to use safely.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.

TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S

TELMA 20MG TABLET 30'S

MRP: 122.00

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