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Telvas 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Telvas 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Telvas 40 MG Description

Telvas 40 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure. It contains telmisartan as its active ingredient. It relaxes the blood vessels, hence lowering blood pressure. While taking this medicine, you should be cautious of your diet and should also exercise regularly. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking this medicine unless asked to do so by the doctor.

Some common side effects of the Telvas 40 are headache, nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain, but not everybody gets them. These side effects normally go away with time, but if you feel the side effects persist, you should consult your doctor. Before using the Telvas 40 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history. Some other medicines containing the same composition are Telma 40mg tablet, Telmikind 40mg tablet, Tazloc 40mg tablet, Telista 40mg tablet, and Telmisartan 40mg tablet.


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ContainsTelmisartan(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsFlu-like symptoms, headache, dizziness, nausea
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Uses of Telvas 40 MG

Telvas 40 Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It is also used to reduce heart problems like heart attack or stroke.

Contraindications of Telvas 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to Telmisartan or any other ingredients of Telvas 40 tablet
  • If you are in the second or third trimester of pregnancy
  • If you have blockage of any duct that carries bile from the liver to the gallbladder (obstructive biliary disorders) or severe 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)

Side effects of Telvas 40 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Telvas 40 MG



Can I take Telvas 40 during pregnancy?
Do not take Telvas 40 mg tablet if you are pregnant or if you are planning to have a baby as it may cause harm to your baby. If you are currently on this medication and get pregnant or are planning a pregnancy, inform the same to your doctor, so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable alternative.

Breast Feeding

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


Can I drive if I have consumed Telvas 40?
You may experience dizziness or drowsiness while on treatment with Telvas 40 that can affect your ability to drive. Hence caution is advised while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Telvas 40?
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment with Telvas 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 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 diarrhoea and vomiting; this dehydration can result in low blood pressure. Have an adequate amount 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 an 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 tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it 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 if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Storage and disposal of Telvas 40 MG

  • Telvas 40 mg 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

Quick Tips of Telvas 40 MG

  • Telvas 40mg tablet is a blood pressure medication. It is prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This medication can also help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, or death in high-risk patients...
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  • This medicine should not be used if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding. This medication could seriously harm your baby. If you become pregnant while taking this medicati...
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  • It is recommended that you make certain lifestyle changes in addition to taking Telvas 40 on time. These changes include eating a low-fat, low-salt diet, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising for 3...
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  • Some individuals may experience headaches, stomach pain, diarrhoea, and nausea/vomiting while taking this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.
  • If you experience dizziness or sleepiness after taking the Telvas 40mg tablet, avoid driving, operating heavy machinery, or performing any tasks that require mental alertness.
  • Telvas 40 should be taken exactly as prescribed by the doctor. For better blood pressure control, take it at the same time every day.
  • Missing a dose of your blood pressure medication can lead to serious health problems. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • It is recommended to avoid foods high in potassium, such as spinach, broccoli, and potatoes.

Dosage of Telvas 40 MG


  • Overdose symptoms of Telvas 40 tablet 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 of Telvas 40 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 compensate for the missed one

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 prevents the binding of Angiotensin II to its recepto...
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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 are taking Aliskiren, do not take Telvas 40
  • 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 inflamed areas of body parts

Interactions with food items

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

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take potassium supplements with Telvas 40?

  • No, do not take any supplements containing potassium or potassium salts with tab Telvas 40 tablet
  • Telvas 40 is known to increase blood potassium levels
  • Periodic tests to determine blood potassium are done when one is taking Telvas 40 mg tablet

Q: Are there any dietary restrictions I should follow as I have high blood pressure?

  • Limit intake of salt in diet, especially pickles and packaged foods like chips 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 fiber

Q: Can I stop Telvas 40 tablet on my own?

  • No, you should not suddenly stop taking Telvas 40 tablet without consulting your doctor.
  • If you stop the medication suddenly, you may suffer from severe heart and blood pressure-related problems.
  • Your doctor will decrease your dose gradually over weeks before stopping it.

Q: What are the complications if my high blood pressure is not under control?

A: Uncontrolled high blood pressure is known to cause serious complications in several body parts. It can cause heart failure, kidney damage, bleeding in the brain and eyes.

Q: Is Telvas 40 and Telma 40 same?

A: Yes, both medicines contain telmisartan as their active ingredient. It's crucial to follow your doctor's prescription and use the specific medication they have recommended.

Q: Can I take Telvas 40 along with antidiabetic medicines?

A: Yes, you can take Telvas 40 along with your antidiabetic medicines as prescribed by your doctor.

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 empty stomach?

A: You can take Telvas 40 either with food or an empty stomach. But it's important to take it at the same time each day for maximum effectiveness.
Last Updated on: 2 May 2024 | 6:00 PM (IST)
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