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Telmikind 80mg Tablet
Telmikind 80mg Tablet
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Telmikind 80mg Tablet

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
58.56*
68.89
15% OFF
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Telmisartan(80.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-hypertensive

Medical Description

Telmikind 80mg Tab is an antihypertensive medicine which is used for improving blood flow. It belongs to the classification of medicine known as angiotensin receptor inhibitors or antagonists.

Uses of Telmikind 80mg Tab

  • Chronic heart failure
  • myocardial infarction (dysfunction of the left lower chamber of the heart)
  • diabetic kidney disorders
  • high blood pressure

Contraindications of Telmikind 80mg Tab

  • Allergic to the tablet or any of its components
  • Liver or kidney disease
  • Renal artery stenosis (narrow blood vessels in the kidney)
  • Pregnancy

Side effects of Telmikind 80mg Tab

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Drop in blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Rash
  • Swelling of the face, lips and throat
  • Deranged kidney function
  • Fainting
  • Spinning of the head
  • Depression
  • Swelling
  • Dry mouth
  • Decreased haemoglobin

Precautions and Warnings of Telmikind 80mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Telmikind 80mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Do not use this medication when pregnant or planning pregnancy as it may seriously harm the foetus.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Telmikind 80mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is known to pass into breast milk and is not recommended during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
The use of this medicine does not alter or inhibit your ability to drive; however, if you experience any of the side effects do not drive or operate tools and machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
Consumption of alcoholic beverages while using this medicine can cause blood pressure to drop and increase the risk of side effects; hence, it is considered safe not to consume alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Do not start, alter or stop this medicine on your own. Take precaution in the administration of this medicine to paediatric patients. Consult your doctor on completion of treatment. Do not suggest this medicine to anyone. The use of this medicine is restricted to prescriptional use.
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Mode of Action of Telmikind 80mg Tab

How Does It Work?

The composition of Telmikind 80mg Tab works by preventing the binding of angiotensin-ll (a substance produced in the body that causes constriction of blood vessels) to its receptors, thus causing the blood vessels to relax.
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Directions for Use of Telmikind 80mg Tab

  • Administer this medication as prescribed by your doctor
  • Do not overdose yourself with this medicine
  • This medicine is for oral use only
  • Swallow this medicine whole with water
  • Do not chew, crush or break this medicine

Interactions of Telmikind 80mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Azathioprine
  • Lithium
  • Aspirin
  • Aliskiren

Interactions with food items

Telmikind 80mg Tab used in the treatment of chronic heart failure is known to have interactions with food containing high potassium. Food with high salt content might slow down the process of recovery.
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Other general Interactions

  • Liver or kidney disease
  • Renal artery stenosis (narrow blood vessels in the kidney)

Storage and disposal of Telmikind 80mg Tab

  • Keep this medicine away from the sight and reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine post the expiration date mentioned on it
  • Store this medicine in a closed container
  • Store this medicine at room temperatures not exceeding 25 degrees celsius
  • This medicine does not need any special storage conditions
  • Follow medical waste management protocol in the disposal of this medicine

Dosage of Telmikind 80mg Tab

Overdose

This medicine should be used at equally measured doses. Overdose may lead to adverse Telmikind 80mg Tab side effects. At the event of overdose get immediate medical help.

Missed a Dose

Telmikind 80mg Tab dosage is not to be missed as it is for regular usage. If in case of a missed dose, kindly take the medicine at the earliest and if it is time for the following scheduled dose, then skip the missed dose and avoid doubling the dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before taking this medicine?

A: It is advisable to inform your complete medical history, usage of all prescription, non-prescription and herbal medications, especially for the treatment of diabetes.

Q: Can I buy this medicine over the counter?

A: It is not advisable to purchase this medicine over the counter. Kindly produce a valid doctor's prescription to buy this medication.

Q: How many times a day should I take this medicine?

A: This medicine is generally prescribed twice daily. However, consult your doctor for appropriate and specific dosage.

Q: How long should I take this medicine?

A: The duration of the course of this medicine is determined by your doctor. Consult your doctor for more details on the same.

Q: What is the ideal dosage of this medicine?

A: The dosage of this medication is determined by your doctor based on severity and other specifics of the ailment.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 10:59 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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