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Telmisartan

Telmisartan Information

Telmisartan Benefits & Uses

Telmisartan is used to treat the following -

Telmisartan 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.

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Ingredients of Telmisartan

Telmisartan

Telmisartan Side Effects

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

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Weakness
  3. Dizziness सामान्य
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Stomach ache Mild
  6. Back Pain सामान्य
  7. Headache Mild
  8. Bradycardia

Telmisartan Related Warnings

Is the use of Telmisartan safe for pregnant women?

Telmisartan shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Telmisartan safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Telmisartan on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Telmisartan on the Kidneys?

Telmisartan is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Telmisartan on the Liver?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Telmisartan on the Heart?

Telmisartan may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Telmisartan with Other Drugs

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

Aliskiren

Acarbose

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Phenylephrine

    Dextromethorphan

    Guaifenesin

    Telmisartan Contraindications

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

    1. Angioedema
    2. Hyperkalemia
    3. Drug Allergy

    Frequently asked Questions about Telmisartan

    Is this Telmisartan habit forming or addictive?

    No, you will not get addicted to Telmisartan.

    No

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

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Telmisartan can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Telmisartan only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Telmisartan is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

    Telmisartan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Telmisartan

    Taking Telmisartan with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild

    Interaction between Alcohol and Telmisartan

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Telmisartan as it can have severe side effects.

    Severe

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    References

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    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 507
    3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Micardis® (telmisartan)
    4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Twynsta® (telmisartan/amlodipine)