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Telvas 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Telvas 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Telvas 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Telvas 40 MG Description

Telvas 40 tablet is a blood pressure-lowering medicine. It contains telmisartan as an active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This medicine is also used to reduce the

risk of heart-related conditions such as stroke, heart attack etc. It works by relaxing the blood vessels by blocking the action of an enzyme responsible for the constriction of blood vessels. The dose and duration of the treatment of Telvas 40 will be decided by your doctor after careful assessment of your condition. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a critical health condition if not treated well can affect other organs or lead to other health-related conditions. Hence it is important to take your medicines on time regularly and incorporate certain lifestyle modifications for effective blood pressure control. Staying active, eating a healthy nutritious diet low in salt and fat, avoiding smoking and limiting alcohol consumption are a few such modifications. Consult your doctor for detailed information and he may suggest to you what suits you the best.


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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, prevention of heart attack & stroke
Side effectsFlu-like symptoms, back pain, sinus infection, dizziness
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Uses of Telvas 40 MG

  • For the treatment of high blood pressure
  • To reduce the risk of heart related conditions such as heart attack or stroke

Contraindications of Telvas 40 MG

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

Side effects of Telvas 40 MG

  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Back pain
  • Sinus infection
  • Lung and airway infection
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Telvas 40 MG



Can I takeTelvas 40 tablet during pregnancy?
Do not take Telvas 40 if you are pregnant or if you are planning to have a baby This medicine may cause serious harm to your baby. If you are on this medication and planning pregnancy, inform the same to your doctor, so that your prescription can be changed

Breast Feeding

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


Can I drive if I have consumedTelvas 40 tablet?
You may experience dizziness or drowsiness that can influence your ability to drive. Hence caution is advised while driving.


Can I consume alcohol withTelvas 40 tablet?
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment with Telvas 40, 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 have had a kidney transplant or liver disease
  • You are known to have narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels of one or both kidneys
  • You develop diarrhea, vomiting, this dehydration can result in low blood pressure, have adequate about of water and fluids
  • You have any heart disorder
  • You are suffering from low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • You are suffering from water and salt retention in the body along with imbalance of various blood minerals (raised aldosterone levels)
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood
  • You are suffering from diabetes
  • You are taking medicines like Ramipril, Lisinopril

Directions for Use of Telvas 40 MG

  • Telvas 40 tablet should be swallowed with water as directed by your doctor
  • Take this medicine at the same time for effective blood pressure control

Storage and disposal of Telvas 40 MG

  • Telvas 40 tablet does not require any special storage conditions
  • Store it in the original packaging to protect it from sunlight and moisture
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children

Dosage of Telvas 40 MG


Overdose symptoms can 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.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose 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 dose of medicine to compen...
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Mode of Action of Telvas 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Angiotensin II is a substance produced in the body which causes narrowing of blood vessels. This leads to an increase in blood pressure.Telvas 40 tablet prevents the binding of Angiotensin II to its r...
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Interactions of Telvas 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • 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 an inflamed area of body parts

Interactions with food items

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

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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take potassium supplements withTelvas 40 tablet?

A: No, do not take any supplements containing potassium or potassium salts with this medicine as 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 salt in the diet, avoid pickles and packaged foods like chips as it contains excess salt.
  • Avoid consuming potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli or banana.
  • Stop smoking and limit alcohol consumption. Discuss with your doctor if you drink too often.

Q: What are the side effects of Telvas?

A: Headache, dizziness, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, etc. are a few common side effects that can be observed during the treatment. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

Q: Is Telvas 40 a blood thinner?

A: No, it is not a blood thinner. Telvas 40 widens and relaxes blood vessels. Thus, lowers high blood pressure.

Q: What is the composition of Telvas 40?

A: The composition of Telvas 40 includes telmisartan as its active ingredient, which belongs to an anti-hypertensive class of medicines.

Q: What is the dose of Telvas 40?

A: The dose and frequency of Telvas 40 vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor. It usually takes 2 to 8 weeks to show its full benefit. Hence, it is advised to take it for the prescribed duration. Do not stop the treatment in a mid-way even if you feel no symptoms.

Q: Can Telvas 40 be taken on an empty stomach?

A: Your doctor decides when to take the Telvas 40 and how many times in a day you should take this medicine. This medicine may be taken with or without food, try to take it at the same time for effective blood pressure control.
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Last Updated on: 21 June 2022 | 6:19 AM (IST)
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