Telvas 20mg Tablet
Telvas 20mg Tablet

Telvas 20mg Tablet

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Telvas 20 MG Description

Telvas 20 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and also helps to reduce other heart problems. It is an antihypertensive medicine containing telmisartan as its active ingredient. Along with the ...
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ContainsTelmisartan(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsFacial swelling, increased potassium level, rash, dizziness
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Telvas 20 MG

Telvas 20 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and also reduce the risk of various heart-related problems in the patient above 55 years of age.

Contraindications of Telvas 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to telmisartan or any other ingredient of the Telvas 20 tablet.
  • If you are in the 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy.
  • If you have severe liver problems or bile duct obstruction.
  • If you are a diabetic or have an impaired kidney function and are taking a medicine containing aliskiren.

Side effects of Telvas 20 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Cough
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Telvas 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Telvas 20 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Telvas 20 tablet should not be used during pregnancy as it can cause harm to the unborn baby, especially during the 2nd and 3rd trimester. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy. When pregnancy is detected during treatment, discontinue this medicine immediately and contact your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Telvas 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Telvas 20 tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding as there is limited safety data available. 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 the Telvas 20 tablet?
A:
Telvas 20 tablet may make you dizzy and feel sleepy, which can influence your ability to drive. Hence, caution is advised while driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Telvas 20 tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol during the treatment with the Telvas 20 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 diabetes, liver disease, or any heart problems.
  • You are suffering from low blood pressure.
  • You are on medications like ramipril, lisinopril, digoxin.
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood.
  • You have kidney disease or have 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).
  • Inform your doctor that you are taking this medicine in case of surgery or anaesthesia.
  • Telvas 20 tablet is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Telvas 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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Directions for Use of Telvas 20 MG

Telvas 20 tablet 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 can be taken with or without food. It would be best...
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Interactions of Telvas 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Telvas 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 thin...
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  • If you have diabetes, do not take aliskiren along with this medicine.
  • Concomitant use of the Telvas 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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Storage and disposal of Telvas 20 MG

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

Dosage of Telvas 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 given too much of the Telvas 20 tablet to your child, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of the Telvas 20 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

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

A: 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 damage.

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 glass 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 the Telvas 20 tablet?

A: Telvas 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 starting the Telvas 20 tablet?

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 the Telvas 20 tablet given?

A: Telvas 20 tablet is given mainly to reduce the raised blood pressure and also as an adjuvant to treat certain heart conditions.

Q: Can I stop taking the Telvas 20 tablet on my own?

A: Do not stop taking the Telvas 20 on your own, without consulting your doctor. If you stop taking this medicine it will result in sudden spike or shooting up the blood pressure, further causing the hypertensive crisis. It will further wors aen your health condition and affect various organs like the eye, kidney, brain, heart, such as heart attack, stroke, etc.
Product Details
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TELVAS
Expires on or After
30/12/2023
Last Updated on: 18 Jul 2021 | 07:30 AM (IST)

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