Macsart 40 Tablet

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    Macsart 40 Tablet Information

    Macsart 40 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Heart Failure, High BP are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Macsart 40 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The optimal dosage of Macsart 40 Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    The side effects typically associated with Macsart 40 Tablet include Dizziness, Nausea or vomiting, Back Pain. Some other side effects of Macsart 40 Tablet have been listed ahead. These side effects of Macsart 40 Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Macsart 40 Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Mild while nursing. It is important to know if Macsart 40 Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Macsart 40 Tablet related warnings section.

    Macsart 40 Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Angioedema, Hyperkalemia, Drug Allergy as it can result in adverse effects.

    Besides this, Macsart 40 Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Macsart 40 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Macsart 40 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Macsart 40 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Macsart 40 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: High Blood Pressure
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: High Blood Pressure
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Macsart 40 Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Macsart 40 Tablet is used -

    Severe

    • Bradycardia

    Mild

    Common

    Macsart 40 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Macsart 40 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Macsart. If you are pregnant, do not take Macsart without a doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Macsart 40 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Breastfeeding women can take Macsart as it bears very minor side effects for them.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Macsart 40 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Using Macsart does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Macsart 40 Tablet on the Liver?


      Macsart may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Macsart 40 Tablet on the Heart?


      Very few cases of side effects of Macsart on the heart have been reported.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Macsart 40 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Macsart 40 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Macsart 40 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Macsart 40 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Macsart 40 Tablet

    • Is this Macsart 40 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Macsart 40 Tablet has not been reported.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Macsart 40 Tablet you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Macsart 40 Tablet only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Macsart 40 Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Macsart 40 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Macsart 40 Tablet


      Macsart 40 Tablet may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Macsart 40 Tablet


      Taking alcohol with Macsart 40 Tablet can be dangerous.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Macsart 40 Tablet

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Macsart cause hyponatremia?

    ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Macsart causes hyponatremia (low level of sodium in the blood). Treatment with telmisartan might call for a regular blood monitoring for checking sodium levels. 

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Is it safe to take Macsart?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, it is safe to take Macsart as long as it is prescribed by your doctor. However, in some people, it may cause some side effects like back pain, sinusitis, and diaarhea. 

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How to take Macsart?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    Macsart is available in the form of tablets. A tablet is usually taken once a day, with or without food because food affects the absorption of this drug. It should be taken at exactly the same time every time to avoid skipping the dose. Macsart might start showing the effects between 2 to 4 weeks, therefore, it is important to continue taking it even when you feel well. One should take Macsart exactly as prescribed by their doctor.

    Question about 4 years ago

    What is Macsart?

    Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

    Macsart is the brand name for telmisartan. It belongs to a group of medications known as angiotensin II receptor blockers. It is available in the form of tablets. Macsart is used to treat hypertension. It is also used to decrease cardiovascular risk in patients who cannot take ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Macsart cause cough?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Macsart may cause a cough on rare occasions. If you experience a cough while taking Macsart, please talk to your doctor immediately. 



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 169-173

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 507

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Micardis® (telmisartan)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Twynsta® (telmisartan/amlodipine)



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