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Eritel 40 15'S

Eritel 40 15'S

15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Eritel 40 MG Description

Eritel 40 tablet is an antihypertensive medicine containing telmisartan as its active ingredient. It is used to treat high blood pressure and also helps to reduce other heart problems. Along with the medications, you need to be particular about your diet, like a low-salt diet and should include exercise in your daily routine. You should not take any potassium supplements during the treatment because it may increase the blood potassium level. During the treatment, it is necessary to keep a regular check on your blood pressure, and the doctor may also ask for a few kidney tests during the treatment. Eritel 40 tablets should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking this medicine unless asked to do so by your doctor. Before using Eritel 40 tablet, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history. Telmikind 40, Telvas 40, Telista 40 and Tazloc 40 are some other medicines which contain telmisartan as their main ingredient.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹99.93
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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsFacial swelling, increased potassium level, rash, dizziness
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Uses of Eritel 40 MG

Eritel 40 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).

Contraindications of Eritel 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to telmisartan or any other ingredient of Eritel 40 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.

Side effects of Eritel 40 MG

  • Swelling of face
  • Rash
  • Increased potassium levels
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence
  • Dry Mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Chest pain

Precautions and Warnings of Eritel 40 MG



Can I take Eritel 40 tablet during pregnancy?
Eritel 40 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.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Eritel 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
Eritel 40 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.


Can I drive if I have consumed Eritel 40 tablet?
Eritel 40 tablet may make you dizzy and feel sleepy, which can influence your ability to drive. Hence, caution is advised while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Eritel 40 tablet?
You should not consume alcohol during the treatment with Eritel 40 tablet as it may lower your blood pressure and may lead to side effects like dizziness or drowsiness.

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).

Directions for Use of Eritel 40 MG

  • Eritel 40 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.

Storage and disposal of Eritel 40 MG

  • Store Eritel 40 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 of Eritel 40 MG


  • 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 Eritel 40 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.

Mode of Action of Eritel 40 MG

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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Interactions of Eritel 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Eritel 40 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 Eritel 40 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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Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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: Eritel 40 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 Eritel 40 tablet given?

A: Eritel 40 tablet is given mainly to reduce the raised blood pressure and also as an adjuvant to treat certain heart conditions.

Q: What are the side effects of Eritel 40?

A: Swelling of the face, rash, increased potassium levels, headache and dizziness are a few common side effects that can be seen after taking this medicine. However, these symptoms resolve with time.

Q: What is the composition of Eritel 40?

A: The composition of Eritel 40 consists of telmisartan, which belongs to an antihypertensive class of medicines.

Q: Is Eritel 40 a blood thinner?

A: No, Eritel 40 is not a blood thinner medicine. It is an antihypertensive medicine used to manage high blood pressure. It belongs to a group of medicines known as angiotensin II receptor blockers.

Q: Can Eritel 40 be taken twice a day?

  • Eritel 40 tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor based on the range of your blood pressure range and associated complications.
  • Do not take more than the recommended dose of Eritel 40, as it may cause side effects such as low blood pressure.
  • This medicine may be taken with or without food during the day or at night. However, try to take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit.
Last Updated on: 27 September 2023 | 4:00 PM (IST)

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