Benefits Of Telma-Am Tablet
In Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Both of the medicines in this combination work to lower blood pressure but in different ways. Together they help to relax blood vessels and make it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This lowers blood pressure. If your blood pressure is controlled you are less at risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or kidney problems. The medicine must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well.
Side Effects Of Telma-Am Tablet
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Telma-AM
- Ankle swelling
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Upset stomach
- Increased potassium level in blood
How To Use Telma-Am Tablet
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. Telma-AM Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Telma-Am Tablet Works
Telma-AM Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Telmisartan and Amlodipine. Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Together, they lower blood pressure effectively.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Telma-AM Tablet.
Telma-AM Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Telma-AM Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Telma-AM Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
It may cause dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Telma-AM Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Telma-AM Tablet is recommended.
Telma-AM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Telma-AM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.