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Telsartan 40 Tablet

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Telmisartan(40.0 Mg)

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Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Telsartan 40 Tablet


Telsartan 40 tablet is a blood pressure-lowering medicine. It contains telmisartan as an active ingredient. Telsartan 40 is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is also used to reduce the risk of heart-related conditions such as stroke, heart attack etc. This medicine works by relaxing the blood vessels by blocking the action of an enzyme responsible for the constriction of blood vessels. The dose and duration of the treatment of this medicine will be decided by your doctor after careful assessment of your condition. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a critical health condition if not treated well can affect other organs or lead to other health-related conditions. Hence it is important to take your medicines on time regularly and incorporate certain lifestyle modifications for effective blood pressure control. Staying active, eating a healthy nutritious diet low in salt and fat, avoiding smoking and limiting alcohol consumption are a few such modifications. Consult your doctor for detailed information and he may suggest to you what suits you the best.


  • Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Prevention of heart attack and stroke
  • Treatment of Heart failure

Directions For Use:

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. Telsartan 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Side Effects:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Sinus infection
  • Back pain
  • Low blood pressure

Warning & Precautions:

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor may check your kidney function, blood pressure, and potassium levels in your blood at regular intervals while you are taking this medicine.


Q: Can I take potassium supplements with Telsartan 40 tablet?
No, do not take any supplements containing potassium or potassium salts with this medicine as telmisartan is known to increase blood potassium levels. Periodic tests to determine blood potassium are done when one is taking this medicine

Q: Are there any dietary restrictions I should follow as I have high blood pressure?
Limit salt in the diet, avoid pickles and packaged foods like chips as it contains excess salt.
Avoid consuming potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli or banana.
Stop smoking and limit alcohol consumption. Discuss with your doctor if you drink too often.

Q: What is the composition of Telsartan 40?
The composition of Telsartan 40 consists of telmisartan, which belongs to an antihypertensive class of medicines.

Q: How much time does Telsartan 40 take to work?
Telsartan 40 starts working within an hour after its oral consumption. But it usually takes 2 to 8 weeks to show its full benefit. Hence, it is advised to take it for the prescribed duration. Do not stop the treatment in a mid-way even if you feel no symptoms.

Q: Is Telsartan 40 a blood thinner?
No, Telsartan 40 is not a blood thinner medicine. It is an antihypertensive medicine used to manage high blood pressure. It belongs to a group of medicines known as angiotensin II receptor blockers.

Q: Can Telsartan 40 be taken twice a day?
Telsartan 40 tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor based on the range of your blood pressure range and associated complications.
Do not take more than the recommended dose of Telsartan 40, as it may cause side effects such as low blood pressure.
This medicine may be taken with or without food during the day or at night. However, try to take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit.


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