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Telma 80 Tablet 15's

Telma 80 Tablet 15's

Prescription drug
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Composition

TELMISARTAN-80MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Telma 80 Tablet 15's

Telma 80 Tablet 15's is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) in adults and 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 80 Tablet 15's works by blocking the action of a hormone called angiotensin II in the body, which causes blood vessels to narrow, leading to high blood pressure. Thereby, Telma 80 Tablet 15's widens and relaxes blood vessels, lowering high blood pressure.

You can take Telma 80 Tablet 15's irrespective of food and swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. Your doctor will tell 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 80 Tablet 15's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist, please consult your doctor.

Telma 80 Tablet 15'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 80 Tablet 15's passes into your breast milk or not. Your doctor will decide if you will take Telma 80 Tablet 15's while using Telma 80 Tablet 15's and breastfeeding together. Prolonged intake of Telma 80 Tablet 15's may cause high potassium in the blood (hyperkalemia). Avoid potassium supplements with Telma 80 Tablet 15's as they may lead to high potassium levels in the blood, so the doctor may ask you to check your potassium level regularly. Do not consume alcohol with Telma 80 Tablet 15's as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure. Taking Telma 80 Tablet 15's with painkillers (like aspirin and ibuprofen) can increase the risk of kidney problems and reduce the efficiency of Telma 80 Tablet 15's.

Uses of Telma 80 Tablet 15's

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

Medicinal Benefits

Telma 80 Tablet 15's is used to treat high blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker that decreases high blood pressure by widening and relaxing the blood vessels by blocking the action of a hormone called angiotensin II in the body. Angiotensin II causes narrowing of blood vessels, leading to high blood pressure.

Directions for Use

Use Telma 80 Tablet 15's only when prescribed by a doctor. Always take Telma 80 Tablet 15's exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you how often to take your tablets based on your medical condition. Swallow the tablet with a glass of water daily simultaneously for effective results.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Telma 80 Tablet 15's

  • Diarrhoea
  • Sinus infection
  • Back pain
  • Low blood pressure

Drug Warnings

Telma 80 Tablet 15's is not recommended for people with impaired kidney function, diabetes or severe liver problems. Telma 80 Tablet 15's may increase the risk of low blood pressure when taken with alcohol. Telma 80 Tablet 15'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 80 Tablet 15's. Avoid potassium supplements with Telma 80 Tablet 15's as they may lead to high potassium levels in the blood, so the doctor may ask you to check your potassium level regularly. Do not consume alcohol with Telma 80 Tablet 15's as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure. Taking Telma 80 Tablet 15's with painkillers (like aspirin and ibuprofen) can increase the risk of kidney problems and reduce the efficiency of Telma 80 Tablet 15's.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Telma 80 Tablet 15's may have interaction with pain killers (ibuprofen, aspirin), blood thinners (heparin), medicines used to treat heart problems (digoxin), high blood pressure-lowering medicines (lisinopril, enalapril, ramipril, benazepril, captopril, fosinopril, moexipril, perindopril, quinapril, trandolapril, enalaprilat, aliskiren), water pills (amiloride, spironolactone, triamterene), muscle relaxant (tizanidine), antibiotics (trimethoprim), and potassium supplements.

Drug-Food Interaction: Telma 80 Tablet 15's may interact with potassium salt substitutes and potassium supplements, resulting in hyperkalaemia (high levels of potassium in the blood). This may cause severe adverse effects, such as irregular heartbeat, muscle paralysis, and kidney failure.

Drug-Disease Interaction: People with diabetes, cholestasis (liver disease due to the blocked flow of bile), or impaired kidney function should consult a doctor before taking Telma 80 Tablet 15's.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • IBUPROFEN
  • ASPIRIN
  • HEPARIN
  • DIGOXIN
  • LISINOPRIL
  • ENALAPRIL
  • RAMIPRIL
  • BENAZEPRIL
  • CAPTOPRIL
  • FOSINOPRIL
  • MOEXIPRIL
  • PERINDOPRIL
  • QUINAPRIL
  • ALISKIREN
  • AMILORIDE
  • SPIRONOLACTONE
  • TRIAMTERENE
  • TIZANIDINE
  • TRIMETHOPRIM

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Maintain a low-salt diet and minimize eating processed foods as they contain more sodium. Try to replace salt with spices or herbs to add flavour to the food.
  • Regular exercise such as cycling, walking, jogging, dancing or swimming should be done for a minimum of 30 minutes daily.
  • Chronic stress may also cause high blood pressure. Therefore, avoid stress by changing your expectations, adjusting to how you react in certain situations, and making time for yourself to do activities you enjoy.
  • Maintain a diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol intake.

Special Advise

  • Monitor your blood pressure regularly, and if you notice any fluctuations, please consult a doctor.
  • A low salt diet and regular exercise are recommended along with Telma 80 Tablet 15's for effective results.

Disease/Condition Glossary

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension): When blood pressure rises, too much force develops on the lining of the arteries, making the heart work harder to pump blood throughout the body. This results in damage to the blood vessels. If high blood pressure is left untreated, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure, and eye problems.

Cardiovascular risk: It is usually diagnosed in patients older than 55 years of age and is characterized by blood vessel disease in the heart, brain, or legs (coronary, peripheral, or cerebral vascular disease) or diabetes with organ damage.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol with Telma 80 Tablet 15's as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure and cause adverse effects such as dizziness, fainting, light-headedness or headache.

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Pregnancy

Unsafe

Telma 80 Tablet 15's is a Category D pregnancy drug and is considered unsafe for pregnant women, especially in the second and third trimesters.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Avoid breastfeeding while taking Telma 80 Tablet 15's as it may be unsafe for the baby.

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Driving

Unsafe

Telma 80 Tablet 15's may cause dizziness or tiredness in some people. So, make sure you are not affected before driving or operating machinery.

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Liver

Caution

Take Telma 80 Tablet 15's with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. Your doctor may adjust the dose as required. Telma 80 Tablet 15's is not recommended for patients with severe liver disease.

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Kidney

Caution

Take Telma 80 Tablet 15's with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. Your doctor may adjust the dose as required.

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Children

Unsafe

It is not recommended for children below 12 years as the safety and effectiveness in children are not established.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

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

Telma 80 Tablet 15's is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) in adults and to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in adults.
No, you are not recommended to take Telma 80 Tablet 15's with antidepressants or barbiturates as it may cause dizziness. However, please consult your doctor before taking Telma 80 Tablet 15's with any other medicines.
Telma 80 Tablet 15's may increase potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia). Therefore, it is recommended to avoid potassium supplements and foods that are rich in potassium, such as coconut water, bananas, and broccoli.
No, Telma 80 Tablet 15'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 pregnancy, please inform your doctor before taking Telma 80 Tablet 15's.
You are not recommended to take more than the prescribed dose of Telma 80 Tablet 15's as it may cause Telma 80 Tablet 15'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 80 Tablet 15's, please consult a doctor immediately.
No, you are not recommended to take ibuprofen with Telma 80 Tablet 15's as co-administration of these two medicines may reduce the effect of Telma 80 Tablet 15'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 should contact your doctor to adjust the dose to be used safely.

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