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Telmikind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Telmikind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
20.23*
MRP 23.80
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Telmikind 20 MG Description

Telmikind 20 tablet is an antihypertensive medicine containing telmisartan as its active ingredient. It is used to treat high blood pressure and also helps to reduce other heart problems. Along with

the medications, you need to be particular about your diet like a low salt diet and should include exercise in your daily routine. You should not take any potassium supplements during the treatment because it may increase the blood potassium level. During the treatment, it is necessary to keep a regular check on your blood pressure and the doctor may ask for few kidney tests also during the treatment. Telmikind 20 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 your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Telmikind 20 tablet.

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Product Summary

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ContainsTelmisartan(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, rash, dizziness
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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uses

Uses of Telmikind 20 MG

Telmikind 20 tablets is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
contraindications

Contraindications of Telmikind 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to telmisartan or any other ingredient of Telmikind 20 tablet.
  • If you are in the 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy.
  • If you have severe liver or kidney disorders.
  • If you have bile duct obstruction.
  • If you are on diabetic medicine containing aliskiren.
sideEffects

Side effects of Telmikind 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence (gas)
  • Dry Mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Rash
  • Swelling of face
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Telmikind 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Telmikind 20 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Telmikind 20 tablets should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited safety data available. Please consult your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Telmikind 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Telmikind 20 tablet is not recommended to use while breastfeeding as there is limited information available on its use while breastfeeding. It is advised to consult your doctor for an alternative treatment that is safe during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Telmikind 20 tablet?
A:
Telmikind 20 tablets may make you dizzy and feel sleepy, which can influence your ability to drive. Hence, caution is advised while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Telmikind 20 tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol during the treatment with Telmikind 20 tablet as it may lower your blood pressure and may lead to side effects like dizziness or drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from diabetes.
  • You are suffering from liver disease.
  • You have any problems with your heart.
  • You are suffering from low blood pressure.
  • You are on medications like Ramipril, Lisinopril.
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood.
  • You have kidney disease or had a kidney transplant.
  • You are known to have narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels of one or both kidneys.
  • You develop diarrhoea, vomiting. This dehydration can result in low blood pressure. Have an adequate amount of water and fluids.
  • You are suffering from water and salt retention in the body along with an imbalance of various blood minerals (raised aldosterone levels).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Telmikind 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Telmisartan lowers the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels through the prevention of the binding of angiotensin-II (a substance causing constriction of blood vessels leading to increased bloo...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Telmikind 20 MG

  • Telmikind 20 tablets 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 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

Interactions of Telmikind 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Telmikind 20 tablet works or this medicine 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 interaction.
  • Especially, if you are on certain medications like blood thinners (warfarin or heparin), potassium supplements or medicines containing potassium, other anti-hypertensives like water pills (furosemide)...
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  • If you have diabetes, do not take aliskiren along with this medicine.
  • Concomitant use of Telmikind 20 tablet and painkillers, should be avoided as it may impair kidney functions.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-bacterial medicines such as Trimethoprim, corticosteroids used to treat the inflamed area of body parts, etc.
  • Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.

Interactions with food items

High potassium-containing foods should be avoided like spinach, broccoli, potatoes as they may cause irregular heartbeat, weakness, confusion, feelings of heaviness in the legs or tingling of the extr...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Telmikind 20 MG

  • Store Telmikind 20 tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Telmikind 20 MG

Overdose

An overdose can cause symptoms such as increased heart rate, extremely low blood pressure, dizziness, increased levels of potassium in the blood, kidney failure and loss of consciousness. If you have ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of the medicine take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the special instructions to be followed while consuming Telmikind 20 tablet?

  • If you suffer from any kidney disorders or diabetes, the doctor might ask you to conduct several tests during treatment for monitoring and deciding the further course of the therapy.
  • Regular consumption of alcohol during treatment should be avoided to prevent liver dysfunction.

Q: What kind of diet should I follow?

  • Try to have less amount of potassium-containing foods like mushrooms, pea, cucumber, banana, etc.
  • Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), very little use of ghee and butter.
  • Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water daily.
  • Limit intake of salt in the diet, especially pickles and packaged foods like chips contain excess salt and should be avoided.

Q: When and how should I use Telmikind 20 tablet?

  • Telmikind 20 tablet is to be taken as a whole with a glass of water. It should preferably be taken in the morning with food. However, the doctor's prescription should be followed exactly.
  • The medicine should be taken at the same time every day and not stopped abruptly. The doctor should be consulted before stopping the medication or any other queries.

Q: What are the things to be discussed with the healthcare practitioner before the consumption of the Telmisartan?

A: The healthcare practitioner should be informed about the current and past medications, including natural or herbal supplements. He/she should be informed about the presence of any kidney or liver disorders, diabetes or high-risk diabetes, excessive vomiting or diarrhoea and other heart-related conditions.

Q: Why is Telmikind 20 tablet given?

A: Telmikind 20 tablet is given mainly to reduce the raised blood pressure and also as an adjuvant to treat certain heart conditions.
Product Details
Brand
TELMIKIND
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2024
Last Updated on: 21 Jun 2022 | 06:30 PM (IST)
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