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Telmed 40mg Tablet
Telmed 40mg Tablet

Telmed 40mg Tablet

By MEDLEY PHARMACEUTICAL PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 78.75
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Telmed 40 MG Description

Telmed 40 tablet is a blood pressure-lowering medicine. It contains telmisartan as an active ingredient. Telmed 40 is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is also used to reduce the risk

of heart-related conditions such as stroke, heart attack etc. This medicine works by relaxing the blood vessels by blocking the action of an enzyme responsible for the constriction of blood vessels. The dose and duration of the treatment of this medicine will be decided by your doctor after careful assessment of your condition. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a critical health condition if not treated well can affect other organs or lead to other health-related conditions. Hence it is important to take your medicines on time regularly and incorporate certain lifestyle modifications for effective blood pressure control. Staying active, eating a healthy nutritious diet low in salt and fat, avoiding smoking and limiting alcohol consumption are a few such modifications. Consult your doctor for detailed information and he may suggest to you what suits you the best.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹66.94
You Save₹11.81 (15% on MRP)
ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsFlu-like symptoms, back pain, sinus infection, dizziness
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Telmed 40 MG

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

Contraindications of Telmed 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to telmisartan or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you are in second or third trimesters of pregnancy
  • If you have blockage in bile duct (a duct that carries bile from the liver to gallbladder) or liver related disease
  • If you have diabetes or severe kidney impairment and you are been treated with aliskiren (medicine used to treat high blood pressure)

Side effects of Telmed 40 MG

  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Back pain
  • Sinus infection
  • Lung and airway infection
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Telmed 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Telmed 40 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or if you are planning to have a baby
  • This medicine 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

Q:
Can I take Telmed 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Telmed 40 tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding. It is advised to consult your doctor for an alternative treatment that is safe during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Telmed 40 tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness or drowsiness that can influence your ability to drive. Hence caution is advised while driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Telmed 40 tablet?
A:
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 develop diarrhea, vomiting, this dehydration can result in low blood pressure, have adequate about of water and fluids
  • You have any heart disorder
  • You are suffering from low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • You are suffering from water and salt retention in the body along with imbalance of various blood minerals (raised aldosterone levels)
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood
  • You are suffering from diabetes
  • You are taking medicines like Ramipril, Lisinopril

Mode of Action of Telmed 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Angiotensin II is a substance produced in the body which causes narrowing of blood vessels. This leads to an increase in blood pressure. Telmed 40 tablet prevents the binding of Angiotensin II to its ...
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Directions for Use of Telmed 40 MG

  • Telmed 40 tablet should be swallowed with water as directed by your doctor
  • Take this medicine at the same time for effective blood pressure control

Interactions of Telmed 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Telmed 40 works or the Telmed 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.
  • Medicine used for heart disorder like digoxin, dose adjustment may be required if needs to be used concomitantly with the Telmed 40.
  • 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

Telmisartan can be taken with or without food. It is advised to avoid high potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli, potatoes.

Storage and disposal of Telmed 40 MG

  • Telmed 40 tablet does not require any special storage conditions
  • Store it in the original packaging to protect it from sunlight and moisture
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children

Dosage of Telmed 40 MG

Overdose

  • Overdose symptoms can include irregular heartbeat, dizziness, low blood pressure, kidney failure and loss of consciousness
  • Seek emergency medical help if you experience any of the side effects

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose take it as soon as you remember
  • If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one

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 take potassium supplements with Telmed 40 tablet?

A: No, do not take any supplements containing potassium or potassium salts with this medicine as telmisartan is known to increase blood potassium levels. Periodic tests to determine blood potassium are done when one is taking this medicine

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.
  • Stop smoking and limit alcohol consumption. Discuss with your doctor if you drink too often.

Q: What is the composition of Telmed 40?

A: The composition of Telmed 40 consists of telmisartan, which belongs to an antihypertensive class of medicines.

Q: How much time does Telmed 40 take to work?

A: Telmed 40 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 in a mid-way even if you feel no symptoms.

Q: Is Telmed 40 a blood thinner?

A: No, Telmed 40 is not a blood thinner medicine. It is an antihypertensive medicine used to manage high blood pressure. It belongs to a group of medicines known as angiotensin II receptor blockers.

Q: Can Telmed 40 be taken twice a day?

A: Telmed 40 tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor based on the range of your blood pressure range and associated complications. Do not take more than the recommended dose of Telmed 40, as it may cause side effects such as low blood pressure. This medicine may be taken with or without food during the day or at night. However, try to take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit.
Product Details
Brand
TELMED
Expires on or After
29/04/2025
Last Updated on: 21 Jun 2022 | 03:58 PM (IST)

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