Telvas H 40/12.5mg Tablet 10'S
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Telvas-H tablet is an anti-hypertensive medicine is used to treat high blood pressure when it cannot be managed using a single medicine. It is a combination medicine containing telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide as its active ingredients. This medicine acts by relaxing the blood vessels and increasing diuresis, which works synergistically to lower the raised blood pressure. Pregnant women should not take this medicine. Do not stop taking the Telvas-H tablets abruptly, as it may cause sudden hypertensive crises and worsen the health further. Always take it as prescribed and advised by your doctor. Visit a nearby clinic or hospital in case of any side effects that worsen or remain persistent. Before using the Telvas-H tablet, inform the doctor if you are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history....
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|Contains||Telmisartan(40.0 Mg),Hydrochlorothiazide(12.5 Mg)|
|Uses||High blood pressure|
|Side effects||Dizziness, diarrhoea, nausea|
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Uses of Telvas H 40/12.5mg Tablet 10'S
Telvas-H tablet is used to treat high blood pressure when telmisartan alone is unable to control blood pressure.
Contraindications of Telvas H 40/12.5mg Tablet 10'S
- If you are allergic to telmisartan, hydrochlorothiazide or any of the ingredient of Telvas-H tablet.
- If you are allergic to antibiotics like sulfasalazine and other drugs from this class.
- If you are a pregnant women.
- If you have serious liver disorders and problems related to bile duct (canal connecting liver to intestine) like cholestasis.
- If you have serious kidney problems.
- If your blood test shows a significant increase in calcium and decrease in potassium levels.
- If you have diabetes or kidney problem and you are taking medicine for lowering the blood pressure like aliskiren.
Side effects of Telvas H 40/12.5mg Tablet 10'S
- Flu-like symptoms
- Upper respiratory tract infection
Precautions and Warnings of Telvas H 40/12.5mg Tablet 10'S
Can I take Telvas-H tablet during pregnancy?
- Telvas-H tablet should not be taken during pregnancy. If you are on this medicine and get pregnant or are planning a pregnancy, then inform your doctor as your medicine needs to be changed.
Can I take Telvas-H tablet while breastfeeding?
It is advised not to use Telvas-H tablet when you are breastfeeding. It can cause excessive urine production and can affect milk production.
Can I drive if I have consumed Telvas-H tablet?
If you experience dizziness and drowsiness after taking Telvas-H tablet, then avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Telvas-H tablet?
Avoid drinking alcohol when you are taking Telvas-H tablet as it is known to cause low blood pressure.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You experience fainting, giddiness especially after first dose
- You are planning a pregnancy. This medicine will be changed
- You are facing problems with liver function and related organs-like cholestasis, biliary obstructive
- Your kidneys are not functioning properly or you have underlying kidney disease like renal artery stenosis (Narrow kidney blood vessels)
- You have been experiencing fluid losses within your body due to diarrhea, vomiting, etc.
- You have serious heart and heart valve-related problems like congestive heart failure, aortic or mitral stenosis, ischaemic cardiopathy
- You are suffering from primary aldosteronism (a condition of excess production of the hormone aldosterone from the adrenal glands)
- You have diabetes as this medicine may affect your blood glucose levels, glucose monitoring is needed
- You have electrolyte imbalance of sodium, magnesium, potassium and have symptoms of dryness of mouth, thirst, drowsiness, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, etc.
- You have galactose intolerance (small intestine's inability to transport and absorb glucose and galactose)
- You develop eye pain and decrease in vision
Mode of Action of Telvas H 40/12.5mg Tablet 10'S
How Does It Work?
- Telmisartan lowers the blood pressure by blocking the action of a hormone called angiotensin, responsible for narrowing of blood vessels and rise in blood pressure
- Hydrochlorothiazide acts by increasing the production of urine and loss of water and salt from body, thereby lowering the blood pressure
Directions for Use of Telvas H 40/12.5mg Tablet 10'S
- Telvas-H 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 if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
- You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
- Do not change your dose unless your doctor tells you to do so. Never stop the medicine on your own.
Interactions of Telvas H 40/12.5mg Tablet 10'S
Interactions with other medicines
- Your blood potassium levels may go down if you are taking water tablets, steroids, carbenoxolone (treat mouth ulcers), antifungals like amphotericin, antibiotics like penicillin G and aspirin.
- Medicines used to treat depression or other mental conditions like lithium, thioridazine and chlorpromazine
- Your blood potassium levels may increase if you are taking potassium supplements (amiloride, spironolactone), cyclosporin and heparin.
- You may experience low blood sugar if you are taking medicine for diabetes like insulin and metformin along with this medicine (severe kidney problems may also arise with metformin).
- Telvas-H tablet can decrease your blood pressure abruptly if taken with other blood pressure-lowering medicine.
- Your blood cell production may be hampered if you take this with medicines like cyclophosphamide and methotrexate.
- Medicines used to treat pain and inflammation like aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen interferes the way Telvas-H tablet works.
- Medicines which may not be able to work properly due to increased potassium levels which are used to treat irregular heartbeats like quinidine, digoxin, sotalol.
- Medicines for mental disorders like chlorpromazine, haloperidol and other antibiotics, medicines used as muscle relaxants like tubocurarine, medicines used to treat Parkinson's disease like amantadine, medicines used to treat gout-like probenecid should be used with caution....
- This medicine can increase blood calcium levels if you are taking vitamin D and calcium supplements.
- You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction.
Storage and disposal of Telvas H 40/12.5mg Tablet 10'S
- Store Telvas-H tablet in the original package
- Protect it from moisture and light
- Keep this medicine out of the sight of children and pets
Dosage of Telvas H 40/12.5mg Tablet 10'S
Excess of Telvas-H tablet can cause low blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms, dizziness, excessive urination, nausea and vomiting. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
It would be best if you never miss a dose of your blood pressure medicine as it may lead to serious high blood pressure-related problems. 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 with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one...
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I stop Telvas-H tablet on my own?
A: No, don’t suddenly stop taking Telvas-H tablet without talking to your doctor first. Your doctor will decrease your dose gradually over weeks before stopping it.
Q: I am experiencing episode of low blood pressure. What can I do?
- If you are taking Telvas-H tablet in the initial few days, you may experience low blood pressure episodes such as lightheadedness, giddiness
- Take an adequate amount of salt and water
- Inform your doctor if you have vomiting or diarrhoea
- If you experience giddiness, lightheadedness, immediately lie down
Q: Why do I experience frequent urination while on Telvas-H tablet?
A: The excess of fluid that builds up in the body gets eliminated via urine, thereby lowering you blood pressure and provide relief from the oedema.
Q: What is the difference between Telvas-H Tablet and Telvas-AM?
A: Telvas-H Tablet is a combination of telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide, while Telvas-AM is combination of telmisartan and amlodipine. Both the medicines are used to lower the raised blood pressure. However, the use of each medicine differs based on the blood pressure range and the conditions associated with it. Your doctor would assess your health condition and decide the most appropriate medicine for you.
Q: Can the Telvas-H tablet be given to children?
A: The safety of the Telvas-H tablet in patients below 18 years of age has not been established, thus it is not recommended for use.
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