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Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Telmisartan(20.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Telma 20 tablet is an antihypertensive medicine that is used to treat high blood pressure and can also help in reducing the chances of heart disease, stroke or death in a patient over 55 years of age ...
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Uses of Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Used in the treatment of high blood pressure
  • Used to reduce heart problems like a heart attack or stroke.

Contraindications of Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to telmisartan or any other ingredients of Telma 20 tablet.
  • If you are suffering from any serious liver disease.
  • If you are in the second or third trimesters of pregnancy.
  • If you have blockage of any duct that carries bile from the liver to the gallbladder (obstructive biliary disorders).
  • If you have diabetes or severe kidney impairment and you are been treated with aliskiren (a medicine used to treat high blood pressure).

Side effects of Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Lack of sleep
  • Flatulence (gas)
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Dry Mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Palpitations
  • Chest pain
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle spasm or pain
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Skin disorders like rash

Precautions and Warnings of Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets



Can I take Telma 20 tablet during pregnancy?
Telma 20 tablet should not be used if you are pregnant or if you are planning to have a baby as it may cause serious harm to your baby. If you are on this medication and planning pregnancy, inform the same to your doctor, so that your prescription can be changed.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Telma 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
Telma 20 Tablet is not recommended to use while breastfeeding. It is advised to consult your doctor for an alternative treatment that is safe during breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Telma 20 tablet?
Telma 20 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 Telma 20 tablet?
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment with Telma 20 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 known to have narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels of one or both kidneys.
  • You are having diarrhoea, vomiting as this can cause dehydration and lead to low blood pressure. Consume plenty of water and fluids.
  • You are suffering from water and salt retention in the body along with imbalance of various blood minerals (raised aldosterone levels).
  • You have an increased level of potassium in your blood.
  • You are diabetic, have low blood pressure problem (hypotension) or any heart disorder.
  • You are taking blood pressure-lowering medicines such as ramipril or lisinopril.
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood.

Mode of Action of Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Angiotensin II is a substance produced in the body which causes the narrowing of blood vessels. This leads to an increase in blood pressure. Telma 20 tablet prevents or inhibits the binding of Angiote...
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Directions for Use of Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Telma 20 tablet is to be taken as a whole with adequate amount of water.This tablet can be taken with or without food. It is recommended to take the tablet at the same time everyday for better blood p...
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Interactions of Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Telma 20 tablet works or Telma 20 tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines like aliskiren, diuretics/water pills especially potassuimm sparing type, other blood pressure medicines, painkillers, blood thinners, immunosuppresives, antibio...
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Interactions with food items

Telma 20 Tablet can be taken with or without food. It is advised to avoid high potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli, potatoes.

Storage and disposal of Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store Telma 20 tablets 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 Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets


Individuals may experience symptoms like dizziness, low blood pressure, fainting, dehydration or unusual thirst if the medicine is taken more than the recommended dose. If you think you have taken too...
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Missed a Dose

Do not miss a dose of this medicine is it may lead to a rise in blood pressure. If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the misse...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Potassium supplements be taken along with Telma 20 tablet?

  • No, do not take any supplements containing potassium or potassium salts with this medicine.
  • Telmisartan is known to increase blood potassium levels.
  • Periodic tests to determine blood potassium are recommenede when one is taking this medicine.

Q: What are the dietary restrictions I should follow if I have high blood pressure?

  • Limit 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.
  • Instead of having packaged snacks, prefer fresh cut fruits as they are rich in vitamins and fibre.

Q: Can I take Telma 20 on an empty stomach?

A: Yes, you can take this medicine with or without food.

Q: Can I take Telma 20 tablet if I am taking medicines for my diabetes?

A: Yes, you can take this medicine along with your antidiabetic medicines as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is the difference between Telma H and Telma 20?

A: Both of these medicines are used to control high blood pressure. However, your doctor will decide which one to give you depending upon the severity of the disease and the underlying cause of high blood pressure.

Q: Is Telma 20 a blood thinner?

A: No, it is not a blood thinner.

Q: When should I take Telma 20?

A: You can take Telma 20 during the day or at night, or as advised by the doctor. But take this medicine at the same time each day to get maximum benefit.

Q: What is the Telma 20 used for?

A: Telma 20 is an anti-hypertensive medicine that is used to treat high blood pressure. It also minimizes the risk of heart disease in a patient over 55 years of age and are at risk of getting heart-related disorders.

Q: What is the composition of the Telma 20?

A: The composition of Telma 20 consists of telmisartan as an active ingredient.


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ContainsTelmisartan(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure and heart related problems
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation
Last Updated on: 10 Nov 2021 | 04:49 PM (IST)
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