Telma H

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Telma H

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Telmisartan, Hydrochlorothiazide साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Telma H Information

Telma H is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Other than this, Telma H has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The optimal dosage of Telma H is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Telma H are Headache, Diarrhoea, Back Pain. While these are the most often observed Telma H side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Telma H normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Telma H's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. In addition, Telma H's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Telma H related warnings section.

Telma H is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Angioedema, Hypoparathyroidism are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Telma H have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Telma H with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Telma H, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Telma H Benefits & Uses
  2. Telma H Dosage & How to Take
  3. Telma H Side Effects
  4. Telma H Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Telma H with Other Drugs
  6. Telma H Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Telma H
  8. Telma H Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Telma H Benefits & Uses

Telma H is used to treat the following -

  1. High BP

Telma H Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Telma H

Telmisartan
Hydrochlorothiazide

Telma H Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Telma H is used -

  1. Chest Pain Severe
  2. Dizziness Severe
  3. Headache Common
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Back Pain Common
  6. Weakness
  7. Dry Mouth Severe
  8. Change in vision
  9. Abdominal Pain Mild
  10. Stomach ache Common

Telma H Related Warnings

Is the use of Telma H safe for pregnant women?

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

Severe

Is the use of Telma H safe during breastfeeding?

Telma H should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Telma H on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Telma H. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Telma H on the Liver?

Telma H can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Telma H on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Telma H. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Telma H with Other Drugs

Telma H should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Aliskiren

Captopril

Telma H Contraindications

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

  1. Diabetes
  2. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  3. Angioedema
  4. Hypoparathyroidism

Frequently asked Questions about Telma H

Is this Telma H habit forming or addictive?

Telma H is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Telma H you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Telma H only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Telma H in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Telma H Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Telma H

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Telma H, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Telma H

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Telma H.

Unknown

Telma H FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

How long can I take Telma H?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Telma H can be taken as long as it is prescribed by your doctor. You must not discontinue taking it even when you start feeling well. In addition, you must not take it more frequently as that can have adverse effects. Follow the recommendations of your doctor completely. 

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Telma H cause hyperkalemia?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Telma H causes hyperkalemia (high amount of potassium in the blood). Therefore, monitoring of blood potassium levels is important during Telma H therapy. 

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Telma H cause weight gain?

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan MBBS , Pulmonology

No, Telma H does not cause weight gain. Weight gain has rarely been associated with this drug. However, if you are experiencing unusual weight gain and you are in doubt that Telma H is causing weight gain then discuss with your doctor instantly. 

Question about 2 years ago

Is it safe to take Telma H?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

Yes, it is safe to take Telma H 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 about 2 years ago

What is Telma H?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Telma H 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. Telma H is used to treat hypertension. It is also used to decrease cardiovascular risk in patients who cannot take ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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