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Telemar H 80mg Tab

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By SHRRISHTI HEALTHCARE
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Hydrochlorothiazide + Telmisartan
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Telemar H 80mg Tab contains a combination of Telmisartan and Hydrochlorothiazide, an anti-hypertensive.
    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Telemar H 80mg Tab

  • Treatment of high blood pressure when Telmisartan alone is not able to control blood pressure
contraindications

Contraindications of Telemar H 80mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to Telmisartan or Hydrochlorothiazide or any of the ingredient of this medicine
  • If you are allergic to antibiotics like sulfasalazine and other drugs from this class
  • Should not be taken by pregnant women
  • If you have serious liver disorders and problems related to bile duct (canal connecting liver to intestine) like cholestasis
  • If you have serious kidney problems
  • If your blood test shows a significant increase in calcium and decrease in potassium levels
  • If you have diabetes or kidney problem and you are taking medicine for lowering the blood pressure like Aliskiren
sideEffects

Side effects of Telemar H 80mg Tab

  • Dizziness
  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Low blood pressure
  • Dry mouth
  • Muscle and back pain
  • Loose stools
  • Gas
  • Fainting
  • Breathlessness
  • Tingling sensation
  • Muscle ache
  • Cough
  • Anemia
  • Peeling of skin and formation of blisters
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Telemar H 80mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Telemar H 80mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Components of this medicine is known to cause fetal abnormalities and death; thus, it should never be taken during pregnancy. If you are on this medicine and planning pregnancy, then inform your doctor as your medicine needs to be changed.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Telemar H 80mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to use this medicine when you are breastfeeding. It can cause excessive urine production and can affect milk production.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Telemar H 80mg Tab?
A:
It is advised not to drive after taking this medicine. You may experience dizziness and drowsiness after taking this medicine which hampers your driving abilities.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Telemar H 80mg Tab?
A:
Avoid drinking alcohol when you are taking this medicine as it is known to cause low blood pressure.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience fainting, giddiness especially after first dose
  • You are planning a pregnancy. This medicine will be changed
  • You are facing problems with liver function and related organs-like cholestasis, biliary obstructive
  • Your kidneys are not functioning properly or you have underlying kidney disease like renal artery stenosis (Narrow kidney blood vessels)
  • You have been experiencing fluid losses within your body due to diarrhea, vomiting, etc.
  • You have serious heart and heart valve-related problems like congestive heart failure, aortic or mitral stenosis, ischaemic cardiopathy
  • You are suffering from primary aldosteronism (a condition of excess production of the hormone aldosterone from the adrenal glands)
  • You have diabetes as this medicine may affect your blood glucose levels, glucose monitoring is needed
  • You have electrolyte imbalance of sodium, magnesium, potassium and have symptoms of dryness of mouth, thirst, drowsiness, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, etc.
  • You have galactose intolerance (small intestine's inability to transport and absorb glucose and galactose)
  • You develop eye pain and decrease in vision
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Telemar H 80mg Tab

How Does It Work?

  • Telmisartan lowers the blood pressure by blocking the action of a hormone called angiotensin, responsible for narrowing of blood vessels and rise in blood pressure
  • Hydrochlorothiazide acts by increasing the production of urine and loss of water and salt from body, thereby lowering the blood pressure
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Telemar H 80mg Tab

  • This medicine should be consumed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water with or without food.
  • Do not change your dose unless your doctor tells you to do. Never stop the medicine on your own.
  • This medicine tends to catch moisture; thus, should be taken out from blister just before use
interactions

Interactions of Telemar H 80mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Your blood potassium levels may go down if you are taking water tablets, steroids, carbenoxolone (treat mouth ulcers), antifungals like amphotericin, antibiotics like penicillin G and Aspirin
  • Medicines used to treat depression or other mental conditions like Lithium, Thioridazine and Chlorpromazine
  • Your blood potassium levels may increase if you are taking potassium supplements (Amiloride, Spironolactone), Cyclosporin and Heparin
  • You may experience low blood sugar if you are taking medicine for diabetes like Insulin and Metformin along with this medicine (severe kidney problems may also arise with metformin)
  • This medicine can decrease your blood pressure abruptly if taken with other blood pressure-lowering medicine
  • Your blood cell production may be hampered if you take this with medicines like Cyclophosphamide and Methotrexate
  • Medicines used to treat pain and inflammation like Aspirin, Ibuprofen and Naproxen interferes the way this medicine works
  • Medicines which may not be able to work properly due to increased potassium levels which are used to treat irregular heartbeats like Quinidine, Digoxin, Sotalol
  • Medicines for mental disorders like Chlorpromazine, Haloperidol and other antibiotics
  • Medicines used to relax muscle tubocurarine. This medicine can increase blood calcium levels if you are taking vitamin D and calcium supplements
  • Medicines used to treat Parkinson's disease like Amantadine
  • Medicines used to treat gout-like Probenecid

Interactions with food items

  • It should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water
  • It can be taken with or without food
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Telemar H 80mg Tab

  • Store this medicine in the original package to protect it from catching moisture
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight of children
dosage

Dosage of Telemar H 80mg Tab

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include low blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms, dizziness, excessive urination, nausea and vomiting. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your d...
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Missed a Dose

  • It would be best if you never miss a dose of your blood pressure medicine as it may lead to serious high blood pressure-related problems
  • If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember
  • If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop this medication on my own?

A: Don’t suddenly stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor. If you stop this medication abruptly, you can suffer from severe heart and blood pressure related problems. Your doctor will decrease your dose gradually over weeks before stopping it.

Q: I am experiencing episode of low blood pressure. What can I do?

  • If you are taking this medicine in the initial few days, you may experience low blood pressure episodes such as lightheadedness, giddiness
  • Take an adequate amount of salt and water
  • Inform your doctor if you have vomiting or diarrhoea
  • If you experience giddiness, lightheadedness, immediately lie down

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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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