Telwel-A (Telmisartan 40mg + Amlodipine I.P 5 mg)
Composition: Telmisartan 40mg, Amlodipine Besylate I.P 5 mg
What is Telmisartan in Telwel-A for?
Telwel-A Telmisartan a Vasodilator acts by blocking the vasoconstrictor and aldosterone-secreting effects of angiotensin II by selectively blocking the binding of angiotensin II to the AT1 receptor in many tissues, such as vascular smooth muscle and the adrenal gland. Amlodipine is an angioselective calcium channel blocker and inhibits the movement of calcium ions into vascular smooth muscle cells and cardiac muscle cells which inhibits the contraction of cardiac muscle and vascular smooth muscle cells.
Common side effects of Telmisartan in Telwel-A:
Common side effects are feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing, cough, belly pain, high potassium level. Signs include feeling weak, lightheaded, dizzy, feel like passing out, or have numbness or tingling.
What does Amlodipine do to the body?
Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Amlodipine in Telwel-A belongs to a class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily. Amlodipine is also used to prevent certain types of chest pain (angina).
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug, these include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. See more…
Can I take Hydrochlorothiazide with other medicines?
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.