Telma 40mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Telma 40mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Telma 40mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Telma 40mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Telma 40mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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Telmisartan(40.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Telma 40 tablet is a blood pressure-lowering medicine. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure and reduce the chances of heart disease, stroke or death in high -isk patients. Telma 40 tabl...
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Uses of Telma 40 MG

High blood pressure (hypertension) Prevention of heart attack & stroke

Contraindications of Telma 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to telmisartan or any ingredients of Telma 40 tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or may be pregnant, treatment should be discontinued if pregnancy is detected.
  • If you have an obstruction or blockage in your bile duct (a duct that carries bile from the liver to gallbladder).
  • If you have severe liver disease or liver failure or kidney function problem.
  • If you have diabetes or kidney impairment and you are been treated with aliskiren (to treat high blood pressure).

Side effects of Telma 40 MG

  • Low blood pressure
  • Lung infection
  • Anaemia
  • Tiredness
  • Feeling sad
  • Sleeplessness
  • Vertigo
  • Fainting
  • Slow heart rate
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Chest pain
  • Upset stomach

Precautions and Warnings of Telma 40 MG



Can I take the Telma 40 tablet during pregnancy?
You should not take Telma 40 during pregnancy or if you are planning to have a baby. This medicine may cause serious harm to your baby. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine, discontinue the treatment and consult your doctor immediately. Your doctor may switch you to a safer alternative.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Telma 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
Telma 40 tablet should not be used by breastfeeding women. It is advised to consult your doctor for an alternative treatment that is safe during breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Telma 40 tablet?
You may experience dizziness or drowsiness that can influence your ability to drive. Hence, be cautious while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Telma 40 tablet?
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment, 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 have kidney disease or have had a kidney transplant or liver disease.
  • 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.

Mode of Action of Telma 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Angiotensin II is a natural substance which is produced in the body and responsible for constriction (narrowing) of blood vessels. Too much of this substance can lead to water retention and increase i...
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Directions for Use of Telma 40 MG

Telma 40 should be taken as a whole as directed by the treating doctor. You should take it at the same time every day for better blood pressure control.

Interactions of Telma 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicine used for heart disorder like digoxin, dose adjustment may be required if needs to be used concomitantly with the Telma 40.
  • Some medicines can affect the way the Telma 40 works or the Telma 40 itself can reduce the effectiveness 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, i...
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Interactions with food items

It is advised to avoid high potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli, potatoes.

Storage and disposal of Telma 40 MG

  • Store in the original packaging, protected from sunlight and moisture
  • Keep it out of the sight and reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Telma 40 MG


An overdose of Telma 40 tablet can cause symptoms like irregular heartbeat, dizziness, low blood pressure, fainting and sometimes even kidney failure. Seek emergency medical help if you have taken too...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of your blood pressure medicine as it can lead to serious health problems. If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip t...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take potassium supplements with Telma 40?

A: No, do not take any supplements containing potassium or potassium salts with this medicine. Telmisartan is known to increase blood potassium levels. Regular routine tests should be performed.

Q: What is the best time to take the Telma 40?

A: Your doctor decides when to take the Telma 40 and how many times in a day you should take this medicine. This medicine may be taken with or without food, try to take it at the same time for effective blood pressure control.

Q: Is Telma 40 a diuretic?

A: Telma 40 is not a diuretic medicine. It belongs to a class of medicines called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Medicines from this class work by inhibiting the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels leading to high blood pressure. It allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently by blocking the action of these chemicals.

Q: Are there any dietary restrictions I should follow as I have high blood pressure?

  • Limit salt in the diet, avoid pickles and packaged foods like chips as it contains excess salt.
  • Avoid consuming potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli or banana.
  • Avoid smoking and drinking. Discuss with your doctor if you drink too often.

Q: What is the use of Telma 40 tablet?

A: Telma 40 is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is also used to prevent or reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack and death due to heart problems in elderly patients.

Q: Can Telma 40 be taken on an empty stomach?

A: Yes, you can take this medicine with or without food. Take it as advised by your doctor.

Q: Can I take Telma 40 tablet if I am taking antidiabetic medicines?

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

Q: What are the side effects of Telma 40 tablet?

  • The most common side effects are flu-like symptoms, cold, headache, dizziness, diarrhoea, constipation, nausea, tiredness and vomiting.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any serious side effects like chest pain, shortness of breath, feeling of fainting, painful or difficult urination, swelling and high potassium (slow heart and pul...
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Q: What is the best time to take Telma 40?

A: You can take Telma 40 with or without food during the day or at night as advised by your doctor. However, it would be best to take it at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit.


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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, prevention of heart attack and stroke
Side effectsLow blood pressure, flu, headache, dizziness
Last Updated on: 07 Dec 2021 | 08:04 PM (IST)
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