Telma Am 40/5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Telma Am 40/5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Telma Am 40/5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Telmisartan(40.0 Mg) + Amlodipine(5.0 Mg)
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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 ingredient. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, thereb...
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Uses of Telma Am 40/5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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

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.

Side effects of Telma Am 40/5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Telma Am 40/5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets



Can I take Telma-AM tablet during pregnancy?
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.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Telma-AM tablet while breastfeeding?
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.


Can I drive if I have consumed Telma-AM tablet?
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.


Can I consume alcohol with Telma-AM tablet?
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.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any liver or kidney problem 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 disorder like narrowing of the aorta, chest pain, history of heart attack, etc.

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 supply to the heart and reduces the load on the heart. The blood pressure-lowe...
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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 is 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 it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

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 Telma AM 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.

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.

Dosage of Telma Am 40/5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets


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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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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 individual 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 blockers (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.


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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg),Amlodipine(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsDizziness, oedema, ankle swelling, constipation
Last Updated on: 15 Dec 2021 | 12:41 PM (IST)
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