Telmisartan

FDA Approved: * January 8, 2014
Pharm Company: * WATSON LABS
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Telmisartan Overview

Telmisartan (INN) /tlmsrtn/ is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (angiotensin receptor blocker, ARB) used in the management of hypertension. It was discovered by Boehringer Ingelheim and launched in 1999 as Micardis.[1] In January 2014, Actavis as generic version of Micardis got appoval from the FDA.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Contraindications 3 Side effects 4 Interactions 5 Pharmacology 5.1 Mechanism of action 5.2 Pharmacokinetics 6 Clinical tria...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micardis

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Safest ACE Inhibitor

What is the safest ace inhibitor with the least bad side effects? I currently take Lisinopril and have discovered that it has some possible scary side effects. ## Hello, Cathy! How are you? There really isn't any one that is considered safer than the others, most side effects are common among the various medications in this class. The FDA lists them as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, lowered heart rate, and hypotension. What side effects did you read about that scared you? It is really a matter of trying various medications to find one that works for you, without making your miserable from side effects. Are you on any other medications? ## I have been on Lisinipril for 10 years and I’m sure some of the side effects I have blamed on other me...

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Telma 40 and Telma CT40

What is the difference between Telma 40 and Telma CT40? Effectivity wise, is Telma CT40 better than Telma 40? Which is more effective? What are the side effects of Telma 40 and Telma CT40? ## The active ingredients are different. Telma CT contains Telmisartan and Chlorthalidone, while Telma only contains Telmisartan. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, hypotension, and dehydration. Efficacy depends on which one works better for you. Which has your doctor instructed you to take? ## Can I take Telma CT 40 mg or Telma 40 mg at night? My doctor has advised me this. Does it lead to frequent urination at night?

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side effects of eritel 40

Hi I am 42 years and i am in Dubai and running hipper BP. I was using Amlong 5 mg and the tablets got exhausted and my friend whom having the same problem and using Eritel 40.... Can i use the tablet for the time being to control my BP pls? ## I am 61 years old. I am using Eritel -40 mg (Telmisartan) for the last 6 years, due my BP. Further no BP noticed, but I am still using the medicine. My doctor told me dont stop. My doubt is whether there is any chance of side effect due to this medication for a long time? If so what are the chances? ## These are different medications, since Eritel contains Telmisartan, while they are both used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions, you should take the medication your PCP has instructed you to take. The NIH lists the typical s...

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Telma 20 Difference Between 40

telma 20 or telma 40 which tab is power full? ## The higher dosage, the 20 is a 20mg Telma tablet and the 40 is a 40mg Telma tablet. But the operative question is, which one has your doctor told you to take? Telmisartan is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Taking too much can be dangerous, as it could lower your blood pressure and heart rate too much. Learn more Telma details here. ## I am 70+ so is telma 20 or telma 40 mg tablet should be used regularly to maintain my blood pressure. ## My BP is 160/110 and pulse rate 110. Dr prescribed Telma H 40 mg but there is no improvement found. BP and please rate remain varying within the previous range. Please suggest what medicine should I take.

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Telma 80 side effects

I was taking telma 40 before due to b.p. problems and my doctor advised telma 80. Does it have any side effects? ## All medications carry the risk of causing side effects. Telmisartan is most commonly used to control high blood pressure. Side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and headache. Read more: Do you have any questions? ## By changing from T40 to T80, I had problem of Loose motion, filling gas in intestines and every two hours passing motion. After changing over to T40 I am perfectly O K ## I was suffering from high BP. As per doctor, I am taking Telma 80H,Metpure XL25, stamlo 2.5 and minipress 5 along with other medicines.What precautions should I take? ## I am using telma 40 bd for four months but bp of upperside always 150 or 160 150/90 or 160/90 what is the r...

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Hydrochlorothiazide and Telmisartanside side effects

My mother is 85 and takes co-pritor. she had a constant irritation in her throat and starts coughing so much that she cannot hold a conversation. Is this a side effect of Hydrochlorothiazide and Telmisartan? ## Hello, Celeste! How is your mother doing? Yes, it is most likely due to the Telmisartan in this and once that cough usually starts, it doesn't go away. She'll most likely need to switch to a different medication. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## can telemisarten cause kidney damage and decrease in GFR ..I have a transplanted kidney and GFR is decreasing

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telmisartan bp

I am advised by doctor to take 80 mg telmisartan + 5mg amlodipine for hypertension. But due to unavailability of 80 mg telmisartan I was advised to take 40mg telmisartan+ 5 mg amlodipine morning and 40 mg telmisartan at evening. After taking split dose of telmisartan 40 mg morning and evening I am feeling strange and anxious and unable to sleep smoothly following two three days. What may be the problem?

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telmisartan 80mg and chlorthalidone 12.5 mg side effects

I am using this for past 9 months the above medicine(morning) and clinidipine 10mg at night my weight reduced nearly 7kgs and also at present borderline in blood sugar and my triglyceride also increased slightly. I think it is due to the medicines I am taking for asthma and BP. At present my BP 140/90. Any medications effectively reduces my BP without increasing bloodsugar/triglycerides level ## I am 65 years of age and I am taking telmekind H 80 mg and tab amdepin 5 mg 1 tab each daily in the morning for the last 5 years my BP is maintained but I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3-4 years. Is it the side effect of telnekind H 80 ## Sureah, can you please post back with more specifics regarding the names of all the medications you are taking? It is really hard to answer your que...

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TELMA 20 EFFECT

I am 45 years old having family history of hypertension. That's why my doctor advised to take telma 20 as 1-0-0 on daily basis. My BP is quite normal 120/80 whether I take the medicine or not. Only on account of family history I have been advised to take the tablet for life time as mentioned above. Is there any side effects? ## I have been taking telmisafe h (one tablet daily) and my B.P IS 125/80 NORMALLY AFTER TAKING IT, BUT I WANT TO KNOW IF IT IS SAFE FOR ME OR CAN I TAKE AN ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE OR LOWER MY DOSE OF THE SAME MEDICINE? My cholesterol is now normal and sugar levels are also within normal limits. I've been taking this medicine for the last year. Please advise me. I'm 48 years old. ## Hello, Rao! How are you? All medications carry the risk of causing side eff...

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Telmiget (40)

I have been taking this for the last 6 months. Please let me know the side effects of this medicine. ## Telmiget contains the active ingredient Telmisartan, which is an ARB that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and hypotension. Learn more Telmiget details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## side effects if any for Telmiget 40 tablet ## Kindly let me know if I can take Telmiget 40 in place of Telma 40? If so, will there be any side effects?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Telmisartan
  • Tablet: 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Telmisartan: (68 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0542 Telmisartan 20 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-0543 Telmisartan 40 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-0544 Telmisartan 80 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0378-2920 Telmisartan 20 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2921 Telmisartan 40 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2922 Telmisartan 80 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0591-3292 Telmisartan 20 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3293 Telmisartan 40 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3294 Telmisartan 80 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0603-5914 Telmisartan 20 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-5915 Telmisartan 40 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-5916 Telmisartan 80 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0781-5372 Telmisartan 20 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-5374 Telmisartan 40 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-5378 Telmisartan 80 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 13668-156 Telmisartan 20 mg Oral Tablet by Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • 13668-157 Telmisartan 40 mg Oral Tablet by Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • 13668-158 Telmisartan 80 mg Oral Tablet by Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • 31722-802 Telmisartan 20 mg Oral Tablet by Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 31722-803 Telmisartan 40 mg Oral Tablet by Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Telmisartan or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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Can compresse telmisarten 80mg cause bad breath ## Can compresse telmisartan cause bad breath ## When it comes to halito... 2 replies
Telmisartan H
please specify that this medicine has any bad side effects on our health..i am taking this tablet telmikind h 80,i feel ... 2 replies
telmisartan 80
I am taking telmisartan 80 for BP for past 2 years. how safe it is? And it have any side effects. ## Telmisartan is an a... 2 replies
Telmisartan and atorvastatin
is 8it safe to shift on this after consuming losartan and hydrochlorothiazide ## Well, I am Indian, living in Maharashtr... 2 replies
telmisartan/ace ii inhibitors forums
telmisartan/Micardis. Is there a ge eric drug available in Mexico? ## There may be, however, if you live in the US, have... 2 replies
telmisartan h 40 side effects
I am taking this medicine every alternate day for over three years with Ecospirin 0.25. Please let me know the side effe... 1 reply




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