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 and are at risk of getting heart-related disorders. It contains telmisartan as its active ingredient. It acts by relaxing the blood vessels and leads to lower blood pressure. Along with medication, you should maintain a healthy diet and exercise regularly....
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.