TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo
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TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo

INFORMATION ABOUT TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG uses

TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG is a combination of two drugs: hydrochlorothiazide (diuretic) and telmisartan (antihypertensive). TELMISARTAN 80 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 heartrate
• Nausea
• Weakness
• Muscle pain
• Difficulty in breathing

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

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

• Take TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG irrespective of meals and at the same time daily for best results.
• Take TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with caution if you have liver or kidney disease.
• Avoid taking TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG if you have intolerance to lactose or other sugars, as the medicine contains lactose. If you do not know whether you have this condition, please consult the doctor.
• Protect your skin with sunscreen lotion or clothes when you go out, as it may increase the risk of skin diseases while taking TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG.
• Inform the doctor about the TELMISARTAN 80 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 80 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.
• Always keep your doctor informed about the ongoing medicines 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 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG.
• Avoid high salt content food and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) What is TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG used for? A) TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG belongs to a group of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used to lower blood pressure in the individuals with high blood pressure. 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 in severe conditions including heart attack. It can be difficult to self-diagnose hypertension because in most cases, it doesn't show any symptoms, until the condition becomes severe. Ask your doctor to check your blood pressure whenever you visit a doctor.
Q) Can TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG cure high blood pressure? A) No, TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG does not cure high blood pressure. Currently, there is no cure for high blood pressure. Only its symptoms can be treated. Once you get high blood pressure, you would have to live with it all your life. With correct medication, living with hypertension is not difficult.
Q) Can I take TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG if I have low potassium levels? A) No, it is recommended not to take TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG if you have low levels of potassium in your blood. When you take TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG, you may experience frequent urge to urination. When water leaves our body in the form of urine, it takes sodium and potassium ions with it. As a result, the potassium levels in your body may decrease. If you already have low potassium levels, speak with your doctor as he may suggest alternative therapy.
Q) Can I take TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with paracetamol? A) Yes, you can take TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with paracetamol as there are no known interactions between these two medicines. However, inform your doctor before taking those two medicines at the same time.
Q) How do I store TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG? A) Keep TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG away from children. Store it at room temperature. Avoid keeping TELMISARTAN 80 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG in freezing conditions or in direct sunlight.

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