Inditel 80mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
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This is an antihypertensive medicine belonging to the category of angiotensin receptor inhibitors also called angiotensin receptor antagonists (ARAs), which is used for the management of high blood pressure. The generic name of this medicine is telmisartan.
Uses of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S
The uses of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S include the management and control of high blood pressure, diabetic kidney disease, chronic heart failure and heart attack (which causes dysfunction of left lower chamber of heart).
Contraindications of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S
- Allergic reaction to this medicine and other ARAs
- Pregnant or breastfeeding women
- Renal disease
- Renal artery stenosis
- Hepatic disease
Side effects of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S
- Drop in blood pressure
- Dizziness or headache
- Back pain or fatigue
- Nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea
- Reduced renal function
- Upper respiratory tract infections
- Elevated levels of white blood cells
- Angioedema and rhabdomyolysis (muscle-related disease)
Precautions and Warnings of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S
Can I take Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S during pregnancy?
This medicine should not be taken during the period of pregnancy.
Can I take Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S while breastfeeding?
The administration of this medicine is not advisable in breastfeeding mothers. Though, there are no recorded data about its secretion in breast milk, it is better if breastfeeding mothers refrain from the use of it.
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
Its effect on the driving ability of an individual is not known. But if you feel dizziness after its administration, you should not drive until you feel okay.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
Alcohol intake lowers the blood pressure, thereby further aggravating the side effects of this medicine. So, it is preferable to avoid the consumption of alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have a history of diabetes, pre-existing heart, liver or kidney diseases, congestive heart failure and dehydration
- You have been suffering from excessive vomiting and diarrhoea
- You had a history of angioedema
- You previously suffering from blockage or narrowing of blood vessels
Mode of Action of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S
How Does It Work?
Angiotensin II is a substance produced in the body, which is known to cause the constriction of blood vessels. The composition of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S prevents the binding of angiotensin II to its receptors, thereby causing the relaxation of blood vessels and reduction in blood pressure.
Directions for Use of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S
The dosage of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S should be taken exactly in the same amount as per the prescription and it can be taken with or without food.
Interactions of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S
Interactions with other medicines
Many of the medicines, like NSAIDs, diuretics, digoxin, ACE inhibitors, tend to interact with this medicine. It is best for the individuals to share the history of his/her medications to the doctor.
Interactions with food items
A low salt diet should be preferred on the prescription of this medicine. The use of foods containing high potassium should be avoided as it can cause weakness, confusion, irregular heart rate, tingling and numbness in extremities.
Other general Interactions
Before starting on the treatment with this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver disease, kidney disease, congestive heart failure, dehydration, diarrhoea, muscle-related issues and angioedema.
Storage and disposal of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S
This medicine must kept in the provided blister packaging (at ambient temperature) until it is used, away from heat, light and moisture. It must be properly disposed off via standard waste management techniques.
Dosage of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S
Overdose of Inditel 80mg Tab 15`S leads to dizziness, loss of consciousness, low blood pressure, increased heart rate, renal failure and increased levels of potassium in blood. An overdose case should be immediately reported to a doctor.
Missed a Dose
In case of a forgotten dose, it should be administered when it is remembered. If the time for the upcoming dose is approaching, then skip the missed dose and adhere to the regular dosing cycle.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: How do I take this medicine?
A: This medicine is supposed to be consumed exactly as per the prescription, with or without meal. Also, the tablets should be kept in blister packaging itself until it is used.
Q: What things I need to avoid while on the prescription of this medicine?
A: Do not consume any salt substitutes or potassium supplements unless told by the physician. Avoid alcohol as it may lower the blood pressure, thereby aggravating this medicine’s side effects. Avoid getting up from lying down or sitting position too fast, as there are chances of fall. Get up slowly.
Q: How does this medicine work?
A: Angiotensin II is produced in the human body which causes the constriction of blood vessels. This medicine prevents the binding of angiotensin II to its receptors, thereby causing the relaxation of blood vessels and lowering of blood pressure.
Q: What should I discuss with my doctor before starting on the treatment with this medicine?
A: You must tell any past history of illness, current diseases, if any, and ongoing treatments. If you are on antidiabetic medicine, blood sugar levels need to be monitored on regular intervals because the combination of these two medicine might lead to unhealthy interaction. Aspirin and painkillers also diminish the effectivity of this medicine.
Q: Why does the packaging of this medicine state a warning?
A: This is a schedule H prescription medicine as per the Drugs and Cosmetic Rules, 1945, India. The package states a warning as schedule H medicines have life-threatning side effects and cannot be bought without a doctor's prescription.
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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 03:54 PM (IST)
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