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Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S

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FORMULATelmisartan 20 mg
COMPANYPharmEvo
TYPETablet
About

About

This drug is prescribed to patients with high blood pressure (normal blood pressure for adult’s is usually 120/80 mmHg) and to patients with kidney diseases and diabetes type 2 who are suffering from hypertension.Hypertension left untreated can cause severe damage to the brain, heart, kidney,blood vessels and other body organs.High blood pressure is also caused by narrowing of the arteries (blood vessels that take blood to the organs) thus Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S helps prevent the decrease in diameter of the vessels keeping them healthy and working efficiently.

One tablet daily is the usual prescribed dose.Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S is to be taken regularly, preferably at the same time each day to help the patient remember their daily dose.The patient ought to discuss with their physician before ceasing intake of the medicine even if the patient is no longer suffering from common symptoms of the hypertension as ceasing the intake of the medicine has reported in cases of rebound hypertension (the re-emergence of high blood pressure),therefore, physicians taper of the Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S’s dosage before completely stopping it .

Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S might show mild side effects such as influenza-flu symptoms and stomach problems which resolve on their own in a few days' time.Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S is not safe to be prescribed to pregnant or lactating mothers.While undergoing treatment with Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S, the physician may ask the patient to get certain lab work done periodically to monitor the effects of the drug on the patient’s body and monitor the patient’s blood pressure and potassium levels regularly.Accordingly the physician may change the dosage of the drug prescribed.

Indications

Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S can be used to treat:

  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Reduce the risk of stroke in patients of heart disease
  • Reduce kidney impairment in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes

How Does Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S Work

This drug belongs to a group of drugs known as Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers. Angiotensin is a natural hormone found in the body that works by narrowing the blood vessels in the human body.Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S works by inhibiting angiotensin from performing its duties and therefore preventing the narrowing of blood vessels and aiding the free and proper flow of blood to the organs and through the blood vessels.

How To Use Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S 

A tablet of Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S is prescribed per day to be taken orally (by mouth) either with or without food.Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S’s dosage may differ for each patient as the treatment regime for each patient depends upon their weight,stage of illness,each patient’s response to Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S and any pre-existing medical condition a patient might have.Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S is not prescribed to patients under the age of 18 years nor is it prescribed to expecting,lactating mothers nor to women who are planning on starting a family.

It is advised to not stop treatment abruptly without consulting a doctor as the risk of heart failure and stroke is significantly increased without the drug.If you miss a dose of the medication,make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember,that you missed the dose until the next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule as that will lead to serious adverse effects. If this happens very often, try setting an alarm as a reminder.

Dosage

One tablet is prescribed to be taken every day,in the beginning of the treatment.Dose of Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S may be altered after a two week grace period depending upon the patient’s reaction to the drug and the changes in blood pressure levels brought by Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S.

For patients under the age of 18 years,Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S is not considered safe and is therefore not prescribed.For patients over the age of 65 years,due to decreased kidney function,Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S may not be effectively removed from the body and so,in such cases the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

This drug is not to be taken or prescribed to expecting and lactating mothers as it may have fatal consequences for the unborn child.If you are taking the drug and become pregnant,inform your doctor immediately.If you are planning to conceive and are taking Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S as treatment, then refer to the doctor.The physician is likely to change your medicine and dosage.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S

  • Cholestasis 
  • Biliary obstructive disorders 
  • Severe hepatic impairment
  • Refractory hypokalemia
  • Hypercalcaemia

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S:

  • Impaired hepatic function
  • Bilateral renal artery stenosis 
  • Mild to moderate renal impairment
  • Dietary salt restriction 
  • Diarrhoea or vomiting
  • Severe CHF (Chronic heart failure)
  • Primary aldosteronism
  • Aortic or mitral stenosis, 
  • Obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Hereditary fructose intolerance
  • Ischaemic cardiomyopathy 
  • Renovascular hypertension.

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S:

  • Digoxin 
  • Lithium
  • Diuretics
  • Laxatives
  • Corticosteroids 
  • Amphotericin 
  • Carbenoxolone
  • Penicillin-G potassium
  • Salicylic acid and derivatives 
  • K+ sparing diuretics
  • K+ supplements  
  • Other antihypertensives
  • Heparin 
  • Cyclosporin
  • Tacrolimus 
  • Trimethoprim 
  • NSAIDs
  • Baclofen 
  • Alcohol 
  • Barbiturates
  • Antidepressants

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S has certain side effects which include:

  • Sinusitis 
  • Diarrhoea
  • Pharyngitis
  • Influenza-like symptoms
  • Stomach problems 
  • Chest pain

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Back pain
  • Acute transient myopia 
  • Acute angle-closure glaucoma
  • Lack of efficacy
  • Fever
  • Hyperkalaemia
  • Syncope
  • Hypotension
  • Acute renal failure

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Influenza like symptoms- can be dealt with by taking plenty of fluids and ingesting antihistamines prescribed by a doctor.
  • Stomach problems -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you're being sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. If you have diarrhoea, replenish with plenty of water or other fluids. 
  • Sinusitis- can be dealt with by inhaling steam vapors,using a humidifier works quite well and using a nasal saline solution has proved to be effective.

FAQs

#1.HOW LONG WILL I HAVE TO CONTINUE TAKING THE MEDICATION?

It is a long-term treatment and you might have to continue taking the medication even for the rest of your life.

#2.CAN I CONSUME ALCOHOL WITH Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S?

Alcohol is also known to lower your blood pressure which if taken with the medication may lead to extreme dizziness. It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during the course of your treatment.

#3.CAN LIFESTYLE CHANGES HELP ME WITH MY CONDITION?

Yes. you can adopt certain healthy lifestyle changes in order to help with high blood pressure. These include quitting smoking,avoiding alcohol, eating a wholesome diet consisting of fresh vegetables and fruits with the cut down of salt and incorporating physical activity in your daily routine.

#4.CAN I TAKE Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S DURING MY PREGNANCY?

No. This medication has been known to cause harm to the fetus and cause complications during your pregnancy.Hence, it is advised to consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or may think you are pregnant.

#5.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S?

In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital straight away.The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person. An overdose results in slowing down of heart rate and difficulty breathing accompanied by dizziness and fainting spells.

#6.WHAT IF I FORGET TO TAKE THE Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule as that will lead to serious adverse effects. If this happens very often,try setting an alarm as a reminder.

#7.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S BEFORE UNDERGOING ANY SURGICAL PROCEDURE?

If the surgical procedure involves general anesthesia, the surgeon may ask the patient to stop their intake of the drug for 24 hours as general anesthesia also tends to lower blood pressure levels in a few patients.

#8.DOES Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S CAUSE ADDICTION?

No.This drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

#9.HOW DOES Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S WORK?

Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S works by inhibiting angiotensin from performing its duties and therefore preventing the narrowing of blood vessels and aiding the free and proper flow of blood to the organs and through the blood vessels.

#10.HOW IS Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

The medicine can be ingested orally (from the mouth) either with or without food and is to be taken with water to ease the medicine into the throat.

#11.WILL Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S INTERFERE WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

There is no evidence showing that Telsarta 20mg Tablet 10 'S causes any problems when taken along with oral contraceptives.Inform the doctor of the oral contraceptives being taken as a few contraceptives medicines are not recommended for women with high blood pressure.

#12.CAN I DRIVE AFTER TAKING THIS MEDICATION?

This medication is known to make you dizzy hence, if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.

 

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