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Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Telma 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Telma 20 MG Description

Telma 20 tablet is an antihypertensive medicine. It 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 who are at risk of getting heart-related disorders. It contains telmisartan as its active ingredient. Telma 20 acts by relaxing the blood vessels and leads to lower blood pressure.

Along with medication, you should maintain a healthy diet and exercise regularly. Always take it as prescribed and advised by your doctor. You can take the Telma 20 tablet with or without food but at a fixed time every day for better results.

Telmikind 20 tablet, Tazloc 20 tablet, Telista 20 tablet, Eritel 20 tablet and Telsar 20 tablet with telmisartan as their active ingredient. Do not stop taking the Telma 20 abruptly as it may cause sudden hypertensive crises and health complications. Uncontrolled high blood pressure may cause serious harm to the health, such as an increase in the risk of heart-related diseases such as stroke, heart attack, kidney damage, brain, etc.


Product Summary

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ContainsTelmisartan(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure and heart related problems
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation
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Uses of Telma 20 MG

  • For the treatment of high blood pressure
  • To reduce the risk of heart related conditions such as heart attack or stroke

Contraindications of Telma 20 MG

  • 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 20 MG

  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Diarrhoea
  • Back pain
  • Nose and throat infection
  • Headache
  • Nausea

Precautions and Warnings of Telma 20 MG



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, and 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 an imbalance of various blood minerals (raised aldosterone levels).
  • You have an increased level of potassium in your blood.
  • You are diabetic, have a low blood pressure problem (hypotension) or have 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.

Directions for Use of Telma 20 MG

  • 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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Storage and disposal of Telma 20 MG

  • 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.

Quick Tips of Telma 20 MG

  • Telma 20mg tablet is a blood pressure medication. It is prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This medication can also help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, or death in high-risk patients.
  • This medicine should not be used if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding. Your baby could be seriously harmed. If you become pregnant while taking Telma 20mg, stop taking ...
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  • Inform your doctor about all other medicines that you take and your complete medical history.
  • It is recommended that, in addition to taking Telma 20 tablets on time, you make certain lifestyle changes. Among these changes are eating a low-fat, low-salt diet, maintaining a healthy weight, exerc...
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  • Headache, stomach pain, diarrhoea, and nausea/vomiting may occur in some individuals with the use of this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.
  • If you experience dizziness or sleepiness after taking Telma 20, it is recommended to avoid driving, operating heavy machinery, or performing any such tasks that require mental alertness.
  • Telma 20mg should be taken exactly as prescribed by the doctor. For better blood pressure control, take it at the same time every day.
  • Missing a dose of your blood pressure medication can lead to serious health problems. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • It is recommended to avoid foods high in potassium.

Dosage of Telma 20 MG


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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Mode of Action of Telma 20 MG

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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Interactions of Telma 20 MG

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 potassium sparing type, other blood pressure medicines, painkillers, blood thinners, immunosuppressives, 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.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Telma 20 a beta blocker?

A: No, Telma 20 tablet is classified as an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). Its purpose is to relax blood vessels by inhibiting the activity of a substance that typically causes blood vessels to contract.

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 recommended 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 Telma 20 used for?

A: Telma 20 is used to treat high blood pressure. It also minimizes the risk of heart disease in patients over 55 years of age who are at risk of getting heart-related disorders.

Q: What is the composition of Telma 20?

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

Q: Can I stop taking the Telma 20 tablet on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking your blood pressure-lowering medicine on your own even if you feel good. Abrupt stopping of this medicine may result in hypertensive crisis and result in serious health consequences.

Q: What is the best time to take Telma 20?

A: Telma 20 may be taken with or without food or as advised by the doctor. But try to take it at the same time for effective blood pressure control.

Q: How quickly does Telma work?

A: It takes approximately 1-2 hours for Telma 20 tablet to start showing its blood pressure lowering effects. This can vary among individuals depending on their physiology and metabolism. But it may take a few days to show its full effect.

Q: What are the side effects of Telma 20?

A: Nose and throat infections, diarrhoea, indigestion, nausea, back pain, etc. are a few side effects of Telma 20. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, everyone doesn't have to experience the same.
Last Updated on: 8 August 2023 | 11:58 AM (IST)

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