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Telma Am 40/5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Telma Am 40/5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 307.50
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Medical Description

Telma-AM tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It contains telmisartan and amlodipine as its active ingredients. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, thereby decreasing blood pressure. It also increases the supply of oxygen and blood to the heart and decreases the workload on the heart.

High blood pressure is a critical health condition that, if not treated well, can affect other organs and can impose other health conditions. Hence, taking your antihypertensive medicines on time and adequate dietary and lifestyle modifications are essential.

Telmikind AM tablet, Tazloc AM tablet, Telvas AM tablet, Stamlo T tablet and Telista AM tablet all contain the active components telmisartan and amlodipine. Telma-AM tablets should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking this medicine unless asked to do so by the doctor. Before using Telma-AM tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg) + Amlodipine(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsDizziness, oedema, ankle swelling, constipation
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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uses

Uses of TELMA AM 40/5MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

Telma-AM tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.
contraindications

Contraindications of TELMA AM 40/5MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • If you are allergic to amlodipine, telmisartan or any other ingredients of Telma-AM tablet.
  • If you are in your second or third trimester of pregnancy.
  • If you have a liver function problem or an obstruction in the bile duct.
  • If you have experienced shock recently or a heart attack or heart failure.
  • If you have heart disease due to which there is an obstruction of the outflow tract of the left ventricles.
  • If you are taking any medicines containing Aliskiren and you happen to be diabetic or have kidney failure problem.
sideEffects

Side effects of TELMA AM 40/5MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Dizziness
  • Oedema
  • Ankle swelling
  • Constipation
  • Low blood pressure
  • Slow heartbeats
  • Visual disturbances
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of TELMA AM 40/5MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Telma-AM tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is not recommended to use Telma-AM tablet if you are pregnant; it may cause harm to the developing foetus. If pregnancy is detected when you are on treatment with this medicine, inform your doctor immediately, you will be switched to a safer alternative.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Telma-AM tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is no information available on the safety of Telma-AM tablet while breastfeeding. Thus, alternative treatment should be preferred. Consult your doctor for more information.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Telma-AM tablet?
A:
After taking Telma-AM tablet, you may experience fainting ( due to insufficient blood flow to the brain), sleepiness, dizziness and giddiness. These are infrequent side effects but be cautious while driving or operating any machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Telma-AM tablet?
A:
Avoid alcohol during the treatment. It can cause adverse effects along with Telma-AM tablet. Consuming alcohol when you have a blood pressure problem is not advisable as alcohol can lower blood pressure.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any liver or kidney problems or you are diabetic.
  • You are suffering from a kidney-related problem called renal artery stenosis (narrowing of the blood vessels of the kidneys).
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood serum reports.
  • You have any heart disorders like narrowing of the aorta, chest pain, history of heart attack, etc.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of TELMA AM 40/5MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Telma AM tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of TELMA AM 40/5MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Store Telma-AM tablet in a cool and dry place to protect it from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of TELMA AM 40/5MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Telma AM tablet is an anti-hypertensive 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...
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  • Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. 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.
  • Telma AM tablet is not recommended if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking this medication, stop taking it immediately and consult your...
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  • You should make certain lifestyle changes in addition to taking Telma AM tablet on time. Among these changes are eating a low-fat, low-salt diet, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising for 30 minute...
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  • Ankle swelling, constipation, slow heartbeats, diarrhoea and visual disturbances may occur in some individuals with the use of this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not g...
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  • If you experience dizziness or sleepiness after taking Telma AM tablet, avoiding driving, operating heavy machinery or performing any such tasks that require mental alertness is recommended.
dosage

Dosage of TELMA AM 40/5MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Telma-AM tablet can lead to irregular heartbeats, dizziness, kidney failure and sometimes shock. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor i...
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose of Telma-AM tablet if you have missed the dose, take the next dose as soon as you remember. It would be best if you never miss a dose of blood pressure medicine as it can lea...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of TELMA AM 40/5MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

How Does It Work?

Telma-AM tablet acts by the combined action of amlodipine and telmisartan. It relaxes the blood vessels and makes the blood flow easier through the blood vessels. It also improves blood and oxygen sup...
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interactions

Interactions of TELMA AM 40/5MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the action of Telma AM tablet, or This tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • You may experience an excess drop in blood pressure if you are taking other blood pressure-lowering medicine, antifungal medicines and antibiotics with Telma-AM tablet.
  • Steroids taken via injection or infusion can interfere with the blood pressure-lowering effect of Telma-AM tablets.
  • Medicines used as muscle relaxants called dantrolene, if taken along can lead to serious heart-related problems.
  • Medicines used to modify immune response such as cyclosporin and tacrolimus when taken along can give you side effects of former medicine, inform your doctor.
  • Other medicines like lithium used for psychiatric disorders, painkillers like ibuprofen, celecoxib and medicine used to maintain cholesterol levels like simvastatin and digoxin used for heart failure ...
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  • Tell your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently or might take to avoid any possible interactions.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit, apple and orange juice should be avoided for about 4 hours after taking Telma-AM tablet. It can impair the absorption of this medicine.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Telma-AM tablet on my own if I feel better?

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

Q: How long does it take to show its effects?

A: It takes approximately 3 hours for Telma-AM tablet to start showing its blood pressure-lowering effects. However, this can vary among individuals depending on their physiology and metabolism.

Q: Is Telma-AM tablet a beta-blocker?

A: No, Telma-AM tablet is not a beta-blocker. It contains amlodipine which is a calcium channel blocker and telmisartan which is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARBs).

Q: What should I avoid while taking Telma-AM tablet?

A: Avoid taking supplements containing potassium supplement or its salt, as it may cause an increase in the level of potassium in the blood and you may experience abnormal heartbeats, weakness, fatigue, chest pain. Also, avoid drinking alcohol.

Q: What is Telma AM tablet used for?

A: Telma-AM tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Q: What is the composition of Telma-AM 40?

A: The composition of Telma-AM 40 includes telmisartan and amlodipine as its active components.

Q: Is there any substitute for Telma-AM 40?

A: There are different brands having the same composition as Telma-AM 40. However, it is advised to take the recommended brand only.

Q: Can Telma AM be taken on empty stomach?

A: Telma Am 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: Is Telma am a blood thinner?

A: No, Telma Am is not a blood thinner. It relaxes the blood vessels and makes the blood flow easier through the blood vessels. It also improves blood and oxygen supply to the heart and reduces the load on the heart.

Q: Does Telma AM reduce heart rate?

A: Telma AM tablet is an antihypertensive medicine that lowers raised blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels. It further eases the heart to pump blood around the body, which ultimately reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Last Updated on: 5 September 2023 | 1:25 PM (IST)

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