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Telmikind 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Telmisartan(40.0 Mg)
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Telmikind 40 tablet is a blood pressure-lowering medicine. Telmikind 40 tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It contains telmisartan as an active ingredient. Telmikind 40 tablet wo...
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Uses of Telmikind 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

For the treatment of high blood pressure

Contraindications of Telmikind 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to telmisartan or any other ingredients of Telmikind 40 tablet.
  • If you are suffering from any serious liver disease.
  • If you have diabetes or severe kidney impairment and you are been treated with aliskiren (a medicine used to treat high blood pressure).
  • If you have blockage of any duct that carries bile from the liver to the gallbladder (obstructive biliary disorders).
  • If you are in the second or third trimesters of pregnancy.

Side effects of Telmikind 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Diarrhoea
  • Back pain
  • Nose and throat infection

Precautions and Warnings of Telmikind 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets



Can I take Telmikind 40 tablet during pregnancy?
Telmikind 40 tablets should not be taken if you are pregnant or if you are planning to have a baby as it may cause serious harm to your baby. If you become pregnant while on this medication inform your doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

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


Can I drive if I have consumed Telmikind 40 tablet?
Telmikind 40 tablet may make you dizzy and feel sleepy, which can influence your ability to drive. Hence caution is advised while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Telmikind 40 tablet?
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment with Telmikind 40 tablet 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 had a kidney transplant or liver disease.
  • You have a narrow or block in the blood vessels of one or both kidneys.
  • You are having diarrhoea, vomiting as this causes dehydration and lead to low blood pressure. Consume plenty of water and fluids.
  • You suffer from water and salt retention in the body along with an imbalance of blood minerals (raised aldosterone levels).
  • You have an increased level of potassium in the blood.
  • You are diabetic, have a low blood pressure problem (hypotension) or heart disorder.
  • You are taking blood pressure-lowering medicines like ramipril or lisinopril.

Mode of Action of Telmikind 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Angiotensin II is a substance produced in the body which causes the narrowing of blood vessels. This leads to an increase in blood pressure. Telmikind 40 prevents the binding of Angiotensin II to its ...
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Directions for Use of Telmikind 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Telmikind 40 must be taken as a whole with a glass of water, as directed by the doctor. You must take it at the same time every day for better blood pressure control.

Interactions of Telmikind 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Telmikind 40 medicine works or Telmikind 40 itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Inform your doctor about the medicines, su...
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Interactions with food items

Telmikind 40 tablet can be taken with or without food. It is advised to avoid high potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli, potatoes.

Storage and disposal of Telmikind 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Telmikind 40 tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Telmikind 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets


Symptoms of overdose may 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 or ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Telmikind 40 tablet, 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 do...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Potassium supplements be taken along with Telmikind 40 tablet?

A: No, avoid taking supplements containing potassium or potassium salts with the medicine. Telmisartan increases blood potassium levels. Routine blood tests must be performed.

Q: What lifestyle modification should I follow if I have high blood pressure?

  • Try to adopt a heart-healthy diet that is rich in essential nutrients, consume more whole grains, fruits, vegetables and pulses. Reduce alcohol consumption and quit smoking as it increases the risk of...
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Q: What is Telmikind 40 tablet used for?

A: Telmikind 40 is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Q: Can I take Telmikind 40 on an empty stomach?

A: Yes, you can take this medicine with or without food.

Q: Can I take Telmikind 40 tablet if I am taking medicines for my diabetes?

A: Yes, you can take this medicine along with your antidiabetic medicines as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What are the side effects of Telmikind 40 tablet?

  • The most common side effects are flu-like symptoms, cold, headache, dizziness, diarrhoea, constipation, nausea, tiredness and vomiting.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any serious side effects like chest pain, shortness of breath, feeling of fainting, painful or difficult urination, swelling and high potassium (slow heart and pul...
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Q: Does Telmikind 40 tablet increase the potassium level in the blood (hyperkalemia)?

A: Yes, it can raise the potassium level in the blood. The doctor might ask you for regular monitoring of blood potassium levels during the treatment.

Q: For how long can I take Telmikind 40 tablet?

A: It is usually prescribed for a longer duration. However, the duration of treatment with Telmikind 40 tablet depends on the underlying condition and the patient's response to the treatment. Do not exceed the prescribed duration without consulting the doctor.


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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsFlu, back pain, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 19 Oct 2021 | 09:36 PM (IST)
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