Telmisartan 40 mg
This medicine is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, stroke and prevention of other type heart diseases. It is also effective for elderly people because they are at high risk of heart diseases. It is suggested to do regular exercise with balanced diet with this medicine.
Following side effect may occur with the use of given medications
Headache, rash, nausea, swelling or diarrhea may occur. Inform your doctor immediately, if you feel any of the given side effects worsen. Your doctor has prescribed this medicine because he judged that benefits of this medicine are more than the risk of side effects. Many patients are not feeling any side effects while using this medication. Tell your doctor right away if you observe any new sign of side effects such as fainting, irregular heartbeat, dizziness or breathing trouble.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any allergies of any medicine or if you have allergies to any inactive ingredients. If you have medical history of liver disease, hyperkalemia, diarrhea, vomiting or dehydration then informs your doctor or pharmacist. It can cause a condition of dizziness or blur vision so do not drive or do any activity that requires attention or alertness. It can increase potassium level in body so consult your doctor before using potassium supplement. Use this drug during pregnancy only when needed and consult the doctor before breast feeding.