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Telma H 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Telma H 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 306.50
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Medical Description

Telma H tablet is a blood pressure-lowering medicine. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This tablet contains a combination of telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide as its active ingredients. Telma H tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. You can take it with or without food.

Do not stop taking this medicine without informing your doctor. While taking Telma H, try to incorporate a healthy diet and certain lifestyle modifications for better management of your blood pressure. Do not miss or skip the dose of the tablet. Sudden stopping of this medicine may result in worsening of the health condition.

Telmikind H 40mg tablets, Telvas H 40/12.5 mg tablets, Tazloc H 40mg tablets, Temsan H 40mg tablets and Telista H 40mg tablets also contain telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide as active ingredients. Before beginning to take the Telma H tablet, it is important to inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding. Additionally, make sure to disclose all medications and supplements you are taking, as well as any conditions or diseases you are experiencing. This information will allow your doctor to ensure your safety while taking the medication.

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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg) + Hydrochlorothiazide(12.5 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsDizziness, loose stools, gas, dry mouth, cough
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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uses

Uses of TELMA H 40MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

Telma H tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
contraindications

Contraindications of TELMA H 40MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • If you are allergic to telmisartan hydrochlorothiazide or any of the ingredients of Telma H tablet.
  • If you are allergic to antibiotics like sulfasalazine and other drugs from this class.
  • If you have serious liver disorders and problems related to the bile duct (a canal connecting the liver to the intestine), like cholestasis.
  • If you have serious kidney problems.
  • If your blood test shows a significant increase in calcium and a decrease in potassium levels.
  • If you have diabetes or kidney problems and you are taking medicine for lowering blood pressure like Aliskiren.
  • Telma H 40 tablets should not be taken by pregnant women.
sideEffects

Side effects of TELMA H 40MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Dizziness
  • Loose stools
  • Dry mouth
  • Cough
  • Muscle and back pain
  • Fainting
  • Tingling sensation
  • Muscle ache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of TELMA H 40MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Telma H 40 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Telma H 40 mg tablet should never be taken during pregnancy as its components are known to cause fetal abnormalities and death.
  • If you are on this tablet and planning pregnancy, then inform your doctor as your medicine needs to be changed.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Telma H 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to use Telma H 40 tablet when you are breastfeeding as it can cause excessive urine production and can affect milk production.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Telma H 40 tablet?
A:
It is advised to not drive after taking Telma H 40 tablet as it may cause dizziness and drowsiness (sleepiness); which can hamper your ability to drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Telma H 40 tablet?
A:
You must avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Telma H 40 tablet as it is known to cause low blood pressure.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You feel giddy, especially after the first dose or during the initial days of the treatment.
  • You have serious heart and heart valve-related problems like heart failure, etc.
  • You develop eye problems like eye pain and a decrease in vision.
  • You have been experiencing fluid loss within your body due to diarrhoea, vomiting, etc.
  • You are facing problems with liver function and related organs-like cholestasis and biliary obstruction.
  • Your kidneys are not functioning properly, or you have underlying kidney disease like renal artery stenosis (narrow kidney blood vessels).
  • You are suffering from primary aldosteronism (a condition of excess production of the hormone aldosterone from the adrenal glands).
  • If you have diabetes, as Telma H 40 tablet may affect your blood glucose levels, glucose monitoring is needed.
  • You have an electrolyte imbalance of sodium, magnesium, and potassium and have symptoms of dryness of mouth, thirst, drowsiness, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, etc.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of TELMA H 40MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Telma H 40 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as 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.
  • Do not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of TELMA H 40MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Store the Telma H 40 tablets in the original package to protect them from catching moisture.
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight of children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of TELMA H 40MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Telma H 40 Tablet is a blood pressure-lowering medicine. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • This tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine without informing your doctor. Sudden stopping of this medicine may result in worsening of the health condition.
  • Telma H 40 tablet should not be used if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby. This medication could seriously harm your baby. If you become pregnant while taking this medication, stop taking it...
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  • 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 that, in addition to taking Telma H 40 tablet on time, you make certain lifestyle changes. Among these changes are eating a low-fat, low-salt diet, maintaining a healthy weight, exer...
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  • It is recommended to avoid foods high in potassium, such as spinach, broccoli and potatoes.
dosage

Dosage of TELMA H 40MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include low blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms, dizziness, excessive urination, nausea and vomiting. Seek urgent medical help if you think you have taken too many Telma H...
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Missed a Dose

  • It would be best if you never miss a dose of your blood pressure medicine as it may lead to serious high blood pressure-related problems.
  • If you have missed any dose of the Telma H 40 tablet, take it as soon as you remember, however, if it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do...
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Mode of Action of TELMA H 40MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

How Does It Work?

  • Telma H tablet works by the combined effect of telmisartan & hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Telmisartan lowers blood pressure by blocking the action of a hormone called angiotensin, responsible for narrowing of blood vessels and rise in blood pressure.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide acts by increasing the production of urine and loss of water and salt from the body, thereby lowering the blood pressure.
interactions

Interactions of TELMA H 40MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Telma H tablet works, or this tablet itself can alter the action of other medicines taken along. Inform your doctor about your complete medication history includin...
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  • Especially if you are taking other blood pressure-lowering medicines, steroids, anti-infective medicines, medicines for brain-related disorders, muscle relaxants, anti-diabetic medicine, painkillers a...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Telma H 40 tablet on my own?

A: Do not suddenly stop taking Telma H 40 tablet without talking to your doctor. If you stop this medication abruptly, you can suffer from severe heart and blood pressure related problems. Your doctor will decrease your dose gradually over weeks before stopping it.

Q: What should I do if I experience an episode of low blood pressure?

A: If you are taking Telma H 40 tablet, in the initial few days, you may experience low blood pressure episodes such as lightheadedness and giddiness. Take an adequate amount of water. Inform your doctor if you have vomiting, diarrhoea or dehydration. If you experience giddiness or lightheadedness, immediately lie down.

Q: Which is better - Telma 40 tablet or Telma H 40 tablet?

A: Telma 40 tablet contains telmisartan whereas Telma H 40 tablet contains a combination of telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide. Both of these are used to treat high blood pressure, but Telma H 40 tablet is mostly used when telmisartan alone cannot control the blood pressure. You should consult your doctor; he/she will prescribe a medicine best suited for your condition.

Q: Does Telma H tablet contain losartan?

A: No, Telma H 40 tablet does not contain losartan.

Q: Is Telma H and Telkonol H the same medicine?

A: Yes, both medicines contain a combination of telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide as their active ingredients.

Q: Is Telma H a diuretic?

A: Telma H contains hydrochlorothiazide as one of its active ingredients, which belongs to a diuretic class of medicines.

Q: When should I take Telma H?

A: You can take this medicine with or without food during the day or at night as advised by your doctor. However, try to take it at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit.

Q: What are the uses of Telma H 40 tablet?

A: Telma H Tablets are prescribed for patients with high blood pressure when other medications are unable to effectively control their blood pressure.

Q: What is the difference between Telma-H tablets and Telma-AM?

A: Both Telma-H and Telma-AM are medicines to control high blood pressure but vary in their composition. Telma-H contains telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide, whereas Telma-AM contains telmisartan and amlodipine. Depending on your health condition and disease status doctor will prescribe you either of these. Do not self medicate any of the anti-hypertensive medicines.

Q: How long does Telma H take to work?

A: Telma H starts working within an hour after its oral consumption. But it usually takes 2 to 8 weeks to show its full benefit. Hence, it is advised to take it for the prescribed duration. Do not stop the treatment midway even if you feel no symptoms.

Q: Can I take Telma H empty stomach?

A: Yes, you can take this medicine with or without food or as advised by your doctor. But try to take it regularly at the same time. It will reduce the chances of missing the dose and it will also help you to get optimum results.

Q: What does Telma H do?

  • Telma H tablet works by the combined effect of telmisartan & hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Telmisartan lowers blood pressure by blocking the action of a hormone called angiotensin, responsible for the narrowing of blood vessels and the rise in blood pressure.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide acts by increasing the production of urine and loss of water and salt from the body, thereby lowering blood pressure.
Last Updated on: 8 February 2024 | 5:47 PM (IST)

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