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Telmiride 40 Tablet

By UNISON PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Telmisartan(40.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Temliride 40mg Tablet is an antihypertensive medicine containing Telmisartan as its active ingredient. It belongs to the 'Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARBs)' class of medicine. It is used to treat hi...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Telmiride 40 Tablet

Temliride 40mg Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
contraindications

Contraindications of Telmiride 40 Tablet

  • If you are allergic to telmisartan or any other ingredients of the Temliride 40mg Tablet.
  • If you are in the 2nd or 3rd trimester of your 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 Telmiride 40 Tablet

  • Swelling of face
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence (gas)
  • A dry Mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Telmiride 40 Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Temliride 40mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Temliride 40mg Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as it can cause harm to the unborn baby, especially during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning for a pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Temliride 40mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Temliride 40mg Tablet is not recommended to use while breastfeeding as it may cause harm to the newborn baby. 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 Temliride 40mg Tablet?
A:
Temliride 40mg Tablet 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 Temliride 40mg Tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol during the treatment with Temliride 40mg 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 and Lisinopril.
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood.
  • You have had a kidney transplant or have kidney disease.
  • You 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 Telmiride 40 Tablet

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 Telmiride 40 Tablet

Temliride 40mg Tablet should be taken as a whole with a glass of water, preferably at the same time daily to gain optimal benefits. It should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush, break...
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interactions

Interactions of Telmiride 40 Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Temliride 40mg Tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you...
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  • Medicine used for heart disorders like Digoxin.
  • If you have diabetes and taking Aliskiren, do not take this medicine.
  • Medicines used to treat depression like Lithium.
  • Medicines that may increase blood potassium levels like salt containing potassium, potassium-sparing diuretics.
  • ACE inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists (medicines used to treat high blood pressure).
  • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug products (NSAIDs) used as painkillers.
  • Blood thinners like Warfarin, Heparin.
  • Immunosuppressives (Cyclosporin or Tacrolimus).
  • Medicines used to treat bacterial infections like Trimethoprim.
  • Medicines known as Diuretics (water pills) used to treat high blood pressure like Furosemide Hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Medicines known as Corticosteroids are used to treat the inflamed area of body parts.

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 Telmiride 40 Tablet

  • Store Temliride 40mg Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Telmiride 40 Tablet

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 given too much of this medicine to your child then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed giving any dose of the Temliride 40mg Tablet then give it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing sch...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take potassium supplements with Temliride 40mg Tablet?

  • No, do not take any supplements containing potassium or potassium salts with Temliride 40mg Tablet.
  • 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 intake of salt in the diet, especially pickles and packaged foods like chips as they contain excess salt and should be avoided.
  • Have less amount of potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli or banana.
  • Limit meat intake.
  • Instead of having packaged snacks, prefer fresh cut fruits as they are rich in vitamins and fibre.

Q: When and how should I use Temliride 40mg Tablet?

A: Temliride 40mg 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 for any other queries.

Q: Why is Temliride 40mg Tablet given?

A: Temliride 40mg Tablet is given mainly to reduce the raised blood pressure and also as an adjuvant to treat certain heart conditions.

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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsFacial swelling, increased potassium level, rash, dizziness
Last Updated on: 01 Jul 2021 | 11:50 AM (IST)
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