Telmisartan 40mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), Telmisartan 40mg tablet is available at the market at HL Healthcare under the brand name TAN-40. Tan-40 tablet is used for Lowering high blood pressure and helps prevent strokes, kidney problems, and heart attacks. Tan-40 tablets belong to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers. Tan-40 works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.
The dosage of Telmisartan 40mg tablet is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Use these tablets regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take Telmisartan 40mg tablet at the same time each day. Keep taking Telmisartan 40mg tablet even if you feel well because Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick. For the treatment of high blood pressure, it may take up to 4 weeks before you get the full benefit of these Tan-40 tablets.
Direction of Use
First, read the Patient Information below the label of Tan-40 tablets, if available from your pharmacist before you start taking telmisartan tablets and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions regarding Telmisartan 40mg tablet ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take Tan-40 tablets by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily.
Side Effects of Telmisartan 40mg Tablet
There are mild to moderate side effects of Telmisartan 40mg tablet that get resolved over time. Immediately inform your doctor in case the side effects of Tan-40 tablets persist or get severe with time. The side effects of Tan-40 tablets may vary in all users as they depend on the physiological conditions and response to the therapy. The range of side effects noticed on using theTelmisartan 40mg tablets are mentioned as follows,
Upper respiratory tract infection,
Safety and Precautions
Take Telmisartan 40mg tablet at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
Telmisartan 40mg tablet can make you feel dizzy for the first few days and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down for a long time.
Your doctor may get regular tests done to monitor the level of urea, creatinine, and potassium in your blood during the treatment of Telmisartan 40mg tablet.
Avoid taking anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen along with Telmisartan 40mg tablet without consulting your doctor.
Telmisartan 40mg tablets are not safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding, hence, do not take it without a doctor’s consultation.
Store the Telmisartan 40mg tablets in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
Keep the Telmisartan 40mg tablet out of reach of children and pets.
Telmisartan 40mg tablet may increase the level of potassium in the blood, so avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as bananas and broccoli.
Dosing Information of Telmisartan-40 mg Tablet
Usual Adult Dose of Telmisartan 40mg tablet for Hypertension:
The initial dose should be 40 mg orally once a day and,
The maintenance dose should be 40 to 80 mg orally once a day
Comments: Most of the antihypertensive effect is present within 2 weeks and maximum blood pressure reduction at a given dose is generally observed within 4 weeks of starting Telmisartan 40mg tablets.