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Telmisartan 80mg Tablets, 30 Tablets
If you suffer from high blood pressure, Telmisartan 80mg Tablets can help you get your condition under control. This medication contains the active ingredient telmisartan, which is part of a class of drugs known as angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Angiotensin II is a naturally occurring substance in your body that tightens blood vessels and raises blood pressure. Telmisartan works by blocking the effects of angiotensin II, allowing blood vessels to relax and lowering blood pressure. With regular use of this medication, you can keep your blood pressure in check and reduce your risk of serious health problems like heart disease and stroke. So don’t wait, get started on your road to better health today with Tel
If you’re one of the many adults suffering from essential hypertension or high blood pressure, you may be feeling frustrated and helpless. But there’s good news! Telmisartan 40mg Tablets can help to effectively treat essential hypertension, and get your blood pressure back to normal levels.
High blood pressure can be dangerous, and can lead to serious health problems like stroke or heart disease. That’s why it’s important to get treated as soon as possible. Telmisartan 40mg Tablets work by blocking a certain hormone in your body that increases blood pressure. This helps to lower and stabilize your blood pressure, keeping you safe and healthy.
Furthermore, Telmisartan 40mg Tablets have been proven to
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use Telmisartan 80mg Tablets?
You must tell your doctor if you think you are (or might become) pregnant. Your doctor will normally advise you to stop taking Micardis before you become pregnant or as soon as you know you are pregnant and will advise you to take another medicine instead of Micardis. Micardis is not recommended in early pregnancy, and must not be taken when more than 3 months pregnant, as it may cause serious harm to your baby if used after the third month of pregnancy.
Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding or about to start breast-feeding. Micardis is not recommended for mothers who are breast-feeding, and your doctor may choose another treatment for you if you wish to breast-feed, especially if your baby is newborn, or was born prematurely.
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What is the price of Telmisartan 80mg Tablets in Nigeria?
The price of Telmisartan 80mg Tabletsis N5,350
Where can you buy Telmisartan 80mg Tablets In Nigeria?
You can Buy Telmisartan 80mg Tablets at Asset Pharmacy Lagos Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.
Telmisartan 80mg Tablets is a prescription drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent.
You will be required to send Asset Pharmacy your prescription
How to Use
How to use Telmisartan 80mg Tablets
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
For treatment of high blood pressure,
the usual dose of Telmisartan for most patients is one 40mg tablet once a day to control blood pressure over the 24-hour period.
Your doctor has recommended a lower dose of one 20mg tablet daily.
Telmisartan may also be used in combination with diuretics (‘water tablets’) such as hydrochlorothiazide which has been shown to have an additive blood pressure lowering e‑ect with telmisartan.
For reduction of cardiovascular events, the usual dose of Telmisartan is one 80mg tablet once a day.
At the beginning of the preventive therapy with Telmisartan 80mg, blood pressure should be frequently monitored.
Telmisartan 20mg, 40mg and 80mg Tablets telmisartan Package leaet: Information for the user Continued top of next column Continued over page In patients with liver problems the usual dose should not exceed 40mg once daily.
In patients with kidney problems a lower starting dose of 20mg is recommended.
Try to take the tablet at the same time each day.
You can take Telmisartan with or without food. The tablets should be swallowed with some water or other non-alcoholic drink. It is important that you take Telmisartan every day until your doctor tells you otherwise. If you have the impression that the e‑ect of Telmisartan is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. If you take more Telmisartan than you should It is important to keep to the dose as prescribed by your doctor. If you accidentally take too many tablets ask your doctor what to do or contact your nearest hospital emergency department immediately. The most common symptoms of telmisartan overdose are low blood pressure (hypotension) and fast heartbeat (tachycardia). Slow heartbeat (bradycardia), dizziness, higher levels of creatinine in the blood and sudden kidney failure have also been reported. If you forget to take Telmisartan If you forget to take your medicine you should take the dose as soon as you remember on the same day. If you do not take your tablet on one day, take your normal dose on the next day. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
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What you need to know before you take Telmisartan
Do not take Telmisartan – if you are allergic to telmisartan or any other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6). – if you are more than 3 months pregnant. (It is also better to avoid Telmisartan in early pregnancy – see pregnancy section.) – if you have severe liver problems such as cholestasis or biliary obstruction (problems with the drainage of the bile from the liver and gall bladder) or any other severe liver disease. – if you have diabetes or impaired kidney function and you are treated with a blood pressure lowering medicine containing aliskiren. If any of the above applies to you, tell your doctor or pharmacist before taking Telmisartan. Warning and precautions Talk to your doctor if you are su‑ering or have ever su‑ered from any of the following conditions or illnesses: – Kidney disease or kidney transplant. – Renal artery stenosis (narrowing of the blood vessels to one or both kidneys). – Liver disease. – Heart trouble. – Raised aldosterone levels (water and salt retention in the body along with imbalance of various blood minerals). – Low blood pressure (hypotension), likely to occur if you are dehydrated (excessive loss of body water) or have salt deciency due to diuretic therapy (‘water tablets’), low-salt diet, diarrhoea, or vomiting. – Elevated potassium levels in your blood. – Diabetes. Talk to your doctor before taking Telmisartan: – if you are taking digoxin. – if you are taking any of the following medicines used to treat high blood pressure: – an ACE-inhibitor (for example enalapril, lisinopril, ramipril), in particular if you have diabetes related kidney problems. – aliskiren. Your doctor may check your kidney function, blood pressure, and the amount of electrolytes (e.g. potassium) in your blood at regular intervals. See also information under the heading “Do not take Telmisartan”. You must tell your doctor if you think you are (or might become) pregnant. Telmisartan is not recommended in early pregnancy, and must not be taken if you are more than 3 months pregnant, as it may cause serious harm to your baby if used at that stage (see pregnancy section). In case of surgery or anaesthesia, you should tell your doctor that you are taking Telmisartan. Telmisartan may be less e‑ective in lowering the blood pressure in black patients. Children and adolescents The use of Telmisartan in children and adolescents up to the age of 18 years is not recommended. Other medicines and Telmisartan Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. Your doctor may need to change the dose of these other medicines or take other precautions. In some cases you may have to stop taking one of the medicines. This applies especially to the medicines listed below taken at the same time with Telmisartan – Lithium containing medicines to treat some types of depression. – Medicines that may increase blood potassium levels such as salt substitutes containing potassium, potassium-sparing diuretics (certain ‘water tablets’), ACE inhibitors (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, to treat high blood pressure), angiotensin II receptor antagonists (to treat high blood pressure), NSAIDs (non steroidal anti-inammatory medicines, e.g. aspirin or ibuprofen), heparin (a medicine for thinning the blood), immunosuppressives (e.g. ciclosporin or tacrolimus), and the antibiotic trimethoprim. – Diuretics (‘water tablets’), especially if taken in high doses together with Telmisartan, may lead to excessive loss of body water and low blood pressure (hypotension). – If you are taking an ACE-inhibitor or aliskiren (see also information under the headings “Do not take Telmisartan” and “Warnings and precautions”). – Digoxin. The e‑ect of Telmisartan may be reduced when you take NSAIDs (non steroidal anti-inammatory drugs, e.g. aspirin or ibuprofen) or corticosteroids. Telmisartan may increase the blood pressure lowering e‑ect of other medicines used to treat high blood pressure or of medicines with blood pressure lowering potential (e.g. baclofen, amifostine). Furthermore, low blood pressure may be aggravated by alcohol, barbiturates, narcotics or antidepressants. You may notice this as dizziness when standing up. You should consult with your doctor if you need to adjust the dose of your other medicine while taking Telmisartan. Pregnancy and breast-feeding Pregnancy You must tell your doctor if you think you are (or might become) pregnant. Your doctor will normally advise you to stop taking Telmisartan before you become pregnant or as soon as you know you are pregnant and will advise you to take another medicine instead of Telmisartan. Telmisartan is not recommended in early pregnancy, and must not be taken when more than 3 months pregnant, as it may cause serious harm to your baby if used after the third month of pregnancy. Breast-feeding Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding or about to start breast-feeding. Telmisartan is not recommended for mothers who are breast-feeding, and your doctor may choose another treatment for you if you wish to breast-feed, especially if your baby is newborn, or was born prematurely. Driving and using machines Some people feel dizzy or tired when taking Telmisartan. If you feel dizzy or tired, do not drive or use machines. Telmisartan contains sodium This medicine contains less than 1 mmol sodium (23mg) per tablet, that is to say essentially “sodium-free
Side Effects of Telmisartan 80mg Tablets
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side e‑ects, although not everybody gets them. Some side effects can be serious and need immediate medical attention: You should see your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms: Sepsis* (often called “blood poisoning”, is a severe infection with whole-body inammatory response), rapid swelling of the skin and mucosa (angioedema); these side e‑ects are rare (may a‑ect up to 1 in 1,000 people) but are extremely serious and patients should stop taking the medicine and see their doctor immediately. If these e‑ects are not treated they could be fatal. Possible side e‑ects of telmisartan: Common side e‑ects (may a‑ect up to 1 in 10 people): Low blood pressure (hypotension) in users treated for reduction of cardiovascular events. Uncommon side e‑ects (may a‑ect up to 1 in 100 people): Urinary tract infections, upper respiratory tract infections (e.g. sore throat, inamed sinuses, common cold), deciency in red blood cells (anaemia), high potassium levels, diculty falling asleep, feeling sad (depression), fainting (syncope), feeling of spinning (vertigo), slow heart rate (bradycardia), low blood pressure (hypotension) in users treated for high blood pressure, dizziness on standing up (orthostatic hypotension), shortness of breath, cough, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, discomfort in the abdomen, bloating, vomiting, itching, increased sweating, drug rash, back pain, muscle cramps, muscle pain (myalgia), kidney impairment including acute kidney failure, pain in the chest, feeling of weakness, and increased level of creatinine in the blood. Rare side e‑ects (may a‑ect up to 1 in 1,000 people): Sepsis* (often called “blood poisoning”, is a severe infection with whole-body inammatory response which can lead to death), increase in certain white blood cells (eosinophilia), low platelet count (thrombocytopenia), severe allergic reaction (anaphylactic reaction), allergic reaction (e.g. rash, itching, diculty breathing, wheezing, swelling of the face or low blood pressure), low blood sugar levels (in diabetic patients), feeling anxious, somnolence, impaired vision, fast heartbeat (tachycardia), dry mouth, upset stomach, taste disturbance (dysgeusia), abnormal liver function (Japanese patients are more likely to experience this side e‑ect), rapid swelling of the skin and mucosa which can also lead to death (angioedema also with fatal outcome), eczema (a skin disorder), redness of skin, hives (urticaria), severe drug rash, joint pain (arthralgia), pain in extremity, tendon pain, u-like-illness, decreased haemoglobin (a blood protein), increased levels of uric acid, increased hepatic enzymes or creatine phosphokinase in the blood. Very rare side e‑ects (may a‑ect up to 1 in 10,000 people): Progressive scarring of lung tissue (interstitial lung disease)**. * The event may have happened by chance or could be related to a way that telmisartan works that is currently not known. **Cases of progressive scarring of lung tissue have been reported during intake of telmisartan. However, it is not known whether telmisartan was the cause. Reporting of side e‑ects If you get any side e‑ects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side e‑ects not listed in this leaet
Product Ingredients of Telmisartan 80mg Tablets
The active substance is telmisartan. Each tablet contains 80mg telmisartan. –
The other ingredients are magnesium stearate, croscarmellose sodium, mannitol, povidone, potassium hydroxide.
How to store
How to store Telmisartan 80mg Tablets
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton or blister after “EXP”. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Al/Al blisters: Store in the original package in order to protect from light. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.
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