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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Temcard 40.
Temcard 40 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it i... View More
Temcard 40 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Temcard 40 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Temcard 40 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Temcard 40 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. ... View More
Temcard 40 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Temcard 40 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of T... View More
Temcard 40 is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attack and stroke. T... View More
Uses of Temcard 40
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Prevention of heart attack and stroke
- Heart failure
Side effects of Temcard 40
- Back pain
- Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
- Sinus pain
How to use Temcard 40
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Temcard 40 may be taken wi... View More
How Temcard 40 works
Temcard 40 is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes blood vessels by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tigh... View More
What if you forget to take Temcard 40?
If you miss a dose of Temcard 40, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
- It can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down for a long time.
- Your doctor may get regular test done to monitor the level of urea, creatinine, and potassium in your blood.
- Avoid taking anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen, along with Temcard 40 without consulting your doctor.
- It may increase the level of potassium in blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as bananas, coconut water and broccoli... View More
Hypertension in adults, Reduction of cardiovascular morbidity in adults with atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease, (history of coronary heart disease... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Hypertension Adult: Dosage must be individualized. The usual starting dose of Telmisartan tablets is 40 mg once a day. Blood pressure respons... View More
<18 years old: Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment: No initial dosage adjustment is required for patients with mild to moderate renal impairment. Titrate slowly in patients with severe... View More
Severe hepatic impairment, biliary obstructive disorders. Pregnancy. Lactation.
Mode of Action
Telmisartan blocks the vasoconstrictor and aldosterone-secreting effects of angiotensin II by selectively blocking the binding of angiotensin II to the ... View More
Avoid fetal or neonatal exposure, Hypotension, Monitor carefully in patients with impaired hepatic or renal function, Avoid concomitant use of an ACE in... View More
1-10% Upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) (7%),Back pain (3%),Diarrhea (3%),Myalgia (3%),Sinusitis (3%),Chest pain (1%),Hypertension (1%),Headache... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: 1st trimester, C; 2nd and 3rd trimesters, D
May increase plasma levels of digoxin. May increase serum lithium levels and toxicity. May reduce plasma levels of warfarin. Increased risk of hyperkala... View More
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