TELMISARTAN 40 + AMLODIPINE 5- Tablets
Telmisartan and amlodipine Tablets are used to lower high blood pressure.
Telmisartan and amlodipine Tablet is a mixture of two medications: Telmisartan and Amlodipine. Telmisartan helps control blood pressure by blocking a certain receptor in the body, while Amlodipine helps by blocking calcium channels. They help the blood vessels relax and make the heart work better at pumping blood around the body. Together, they reduce blood pressure very well.
How To Use Telmisartan & Amlodipine Tablets
- Before you start taking telmisartan/amlodipine, ask your pharmacist for the patient information leaflet. Read it each time you get a refill. If you need help, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
- Take this medicine by mouth with or without food as your doctor tells you, usually once a day.
- The amount of medicine you take depends on how you are doing and how you are reacting to the treatment.
- Take this medicine regularly to get the best results from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time every day. Keep taking this medicine even if you start to feel good. Many people with high blood pressure do not feel ill. It could take around a month before you feel the full effects of this medicine.
Benefits Of Telmisartan & Amlodipine Tablets
Here are some good things about Telmisartan and Amlodipine tablets:
Controlling Blood Pressure: Mixing Telmisartan and Amlodipine makes blood vessels relax and reduces the resistance that the heart pumps against. This helps blood move better and makes blood pressure lower.
Heart Protection: Telmisartan and Amlodipine tablets can lower blood pressure and reduce the chance of heart attack, stroke, and other heart problems in people with high blood pressure.
Combination Therapy: Using both Telmisartan and Amlodipine together in one pill can help control high blood pressure better than using each medicine by itself. It’s more convenient and may work better.
Kidney Protection: Telmisartan helps protect the kidneys and is good for people with high blood pressure and kidney problems.
Peripheral Circulation: Amlodipine helps improve blood flow to the arms and legs, which is good for people with peripheral artery disease.
Decreased Chance of Chest Pain: Amlodipine can also help lessen how often and how bad chest pain is in people with heart disease.
Side Effects Of Telmisartan & Amlodipine Tablets
- Edema (swelling)
- Hypotension (low blood pressure)
- Back pain
Precautions Of Telmisartan & Amlodipine Tablets
- Telmisartan and amlodipine Tablets are a mix of two medicines that help control blood pressure better than each medicine alone.
- Telmisartan and amlodipine might make you feel dizzy or sleepy. Don’t drive or do anything that needs your full attention until you know how it affects you.
- It might make you feel dizzy or weak, especially when you stand up. Get up slowly if you have been sitting or lying down for a while.
- Don’t drink alcohol while taking this medicine because it could make your blood pressure lower even more.
- It can make your ankle or foot get bigger. Lift your legs when sitting and tell your doctor if it doesn’t go away.
- If you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or breastfeeding, do not take Telmisartan and amlodipine Tablets.