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Arbitel 40mg Tablet

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Telmisartan(40.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Arbitel Tablet is an antihypertensive medicine containing Telmisartan as its active ingredient. It belongs to "Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARBs)" class of medicine. It is used to treat high blood pr...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Arbitel 40mg Tablet

Arbitel Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
contraindications

Contraindications of Arbitel 40mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to telmisartan or any other ingredient of Arbitel Tablet.
  • If you are in 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy.
  • If you have severe liver or kidney disorders.
  • If you have bile duct obstruction.
  • If you are on diabetic medicine containing aliskiren.
sideEffects

Side effects of Arbitel 40mg Tablet

  • Swelling of face
  • Rash
  • Increased potassium levels
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence (gas)
  • Dry Mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Arbitel 40mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Arbitel Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Arbitel Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as it can cause harm to the unborn baby, especially during 2nd and 3rd trimester. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Arbitel Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Arbitel Tablet is not recommended to use while breastfeeding as it may cause harm to the newborn baby. It is advised to consult your doctor for an alternative treatment that is safe during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Arbitel Tablet?
A:
Arbitel Tablet may make you dizzy and feel sleepy, which can influence your ability to drive. Hence, caution is advised while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Arbitel Tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol during the treatment with Arbitel Tablet as it may lower your blood pressure and may lead to side effects like dizziness or drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from diabetes.
  • You are suffering from liver disease.
  • You have any problems with your heart.
  • You are suffering from low blood pressure.
  • You are on medications like Ramipril, Lisinopril.
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood.
  • You have kidney disease or have had a kidney transplant.
  • You are known to have narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels of one or both kidneys.
  • You develop diarrhoea, vomiting. This dehydration can result in low blood pressure. Have an adequate amount of water and fluids.
  • You are suffering from water and salt retention in the body along with an imbalance of various blood minerals (raised aldosterone levels).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Arbitel 40mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Telmisartan lowers the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels through prevention of the binding of angiotensin-II (a substance causing constriction of blood vessels leading to increased blood pr...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Arbitel 40mg Tablet

  • Arbitel Tablet should be taken as a whole with a glass of water, preferably at the same time daily to gain optimal benefit.
  • It should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush, break or chew this medicine.
interactions

Interactions of Arbitel 40mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Arbitel Tablet may interact with other medicines or vice versa. Therefore, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking.
  • Especially if you are on certain medications like Blood thinners (warfarin or heparin), anti-depressants like lithium, potassium supplements or medicines containing potassium, other anti-hypertensives...
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  • If you have diabetes, do not take aliskiren along with this medicine
  • Concomitant use of Arbitel Tablet and painkillers, should be avoided as it may impair with kidney functions
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-bacterial medicines such as Trimethoprim, corticosteroids used to treat the inflamed area of body parts etc.
  • Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.

Interactions with food items

High potassium-containing foods should be avoided like spinach, broccoli, potatoes as it may cause irregular heartbeat, weakness, confusion, feelings of heaviness in the legs or tingling of the extrem...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Arbitel 40mg Tablet

  • Store Arbitel Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Arbitel 40mg Tablet

Overdose

  • Overdose can cause symptoms such as increased heart rate, extremely low blood pressure, dizziness, increased levels of potassium in the blood, kidney failure and loss of consciousness.
  • If you have given too much of this medicine to your child, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed giving any dose of Arbitel Tablet, give it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Rukman Mecca

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the special instructions to be followed while consuming the medicine?

A: If you suffer from any kidney disorders or diabetes, the doctor might ask you to conduct several tests during treatment for monitoring and deciding the further course of the therapy. Regular consumption of alcohol during treatment should be avoided to prevent liver damage.

Q: What kind of diet should I follow?

A: Try to have less amount of potassium-containing foods like mushrooms, pea, cucumber, banana etc. Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), very less use of ghee and butter. Drink at least 8-10 glass of water daily Limit intake of salt in the diet, especially pickles and packaged foods like chips contain excess salt and should be avoided

Q: When and how should I use the medicine?

A: Arbitel Tablet is to be taken as a whole with a glass of water. It should preferably be taken in the morning with food. However, the doctor's prescription should be followed exactly. The medicine should be taken at the same time every day and not stopped abruptly. The doctor should be consulted before stopping the medication or any other queries.

Q: What are the things to be discussed with the healthcare practitioner before the consumption of Telmisartan?

A: The healthcare practitioner should be informed about the current and past medications, including natural or herbal supplements. He/she should be informed about the presence of any kidney or liver disorders, diabetes or high-risk diabetes, excessive vomiting or diarrhoea and other heart-related conditions.

Q: Why is Arbitel Tablet given?

A: Arbitel Tablet is given mainly to reduce the raised blood pressure and also as an adjuvant to treat certain heart conditions.

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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsFacial swelling, increased potassium level, rash, dizziness
Last Updated on: 27 Mar 2021 | 07:20 AM (IST)
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