Cortel Ch Tablet contains a combination of chlorthalidone and telmisartan. It is used to treat high blood pressure when a single medicine has failed or is unable to control blood pressure. This medicine works by relaxing the blood vessels and reducing the fluid load in the body by increasing urinary output. This medicine should be taken as directed by your doctor. Avoid missing any dose or stop taking Cortel Ch Tablet without informing your doctor. High blood pressure is a critical health condition, if not treated well, can lead to other health-related complications and affect other parts of the body such as the brain, heart, blood vessels, kidneys. Thus, it is recommended that along with taking your medications on time you should also incorporate certain lifestyle modifications. A few of these changes include eating a diet that is low in fat and salt, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising for 30 mins every day, not smoking and limiting alcohol consumption....
Q: Are there any dietary restrictions I should follow as I have high blood pressure?
Limit the intake of salt in the diet, especially pickles and packaged foods like chips contain excess salt and should be avoided.
Have less amount of potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli or banana.
Limit meat intake.
Instead of having packaged snacks, prefer fresh-cut fruits as they are rich in vitamins and fibre.
Q: Can I stop Cortel Ch Tablet if I experience more side effects?
A: No, you should never stop taking Cortel Ch Tablet without consulting your doctor. Talk to your doctor about all the side effects, so he can suggest you some alternative medicine.
Q: Why do I experience frequent urination after taking Cortel Ch Tablet?
A: The excess of fluid built up or accumulated in the body gets eliminated via urine, thereby lowering your blood pressure and provide relief from oedema.