TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo
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TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo

INFORMATION ABOUT TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG uses

TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG is a combination of two drugs: Hydrochlorothiazide (diuretic) and Telmisartan (antihypertensive). TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG is used to treat high blood pressure.

Common side-effects

• Dizziness
• Tingling (feeling of pins and needles) of hands/feet
• Dry mouth
• Rapid heart rate
• Nausea
• Weakness
• Muscle pain
• Difficulty in breathing

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

• Take TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG irrespective of meals and at the same time daily for best results.
• Be cautious while taking TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG, if you have liver or kidney disease.
• Avoid taking TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG if you have intolerance to lactose or other sugars. Please consult the doctor, if you do not know whether you have this condition.
• Inform the doctor about the TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG intake, if you have an appointment for surgery.
• Continue the medication until your doctor tells you to stop. Take TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG even if you feel better. This will help to keep your blood pressure in check.
• Seek medical help immediately if you experience any allergic reactions.
• Drive only if you are mentally alert and physically stable after consuming TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG.
• Always keep your doctor informed about the ongoing medication or the ones which you have taken in the past, including over-the-counter medicines and herbal medicines.
• Inform the doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before starting TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG.
• Avoid high salt content food and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated while on TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG medication.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) What is TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG used for? A) TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG belongs to antihypertensives which are used to lower blood pressure in hypertensive patients. Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the heart pumps blood with more force than usual and the pressure exerted by the blood on blood vessels increases. This results in more pressure on the heart. If hypertension is untreated, it can result to heart attack and other heart related problems. It can be difficult to self-diagnose hypertension because in most cases, it doesnt show any symptoms, until the condition becomes severe. Get your blood pressure checked regularly by the doctor.
Q) Can I take TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with calcium supplements? A) No, it is advised not to take TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with calcium supplements. TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG may result in increasing levels of calcium in the body. If you take calcium supplements with TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG, it may lead to hypercalcemia and result in adverse effects. If you are taking calcium supplements, please inform your doctor. He/she may suggest an alternate therapy.
Q) What if I take more than the prescribed dose? A) If you take more than the prescribed dose by accident, immediately inform your family members or friends and call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital. Do not panic if you experience dizziness, vomiting, slow heartbeat, low blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, sleepiness or muscle cramps. Inform your doctor if you experience any additional symptoms.
Q) Can I take TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG if I have liver damage? A) Yes, you can take TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG even if you have liver damage. However, your doctor will prescribe you lower dose of the medicine. This is to prevent the burden on liver and to prevent further damage of the liver.
Q) How do I store TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG? A) Keep TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG away from children. Store it at room temperature. Avoid keeping TELMISARTAN 40 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG in freezing conditions or in direct sunlight.

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