Telgio 40 mg
Treatment of essential hypertension.
Telmisartan 40 mg
0 to 18 Years Old
Telmisartan is not recommended for use in children below 18 years due to limited data on safety and efficacy.
18 Years Old and Above
The recommended dose is 40 mg once daily. Some patients may already benefit at a daily dose of 20 mg. In cases where the target blood pressure is not achieved, telmisartan dose can be increased to a maximum of 80 mg once daily. When considering raising the dose, it must be borne in mind that the maximum antihypertensive effect is generally attained four-eight weeks after the start of treatment. Telmisartan may be taken with or without food.
No posology adjustment is required for patients with mild and moderate renal impairment. Telmisartan is not removed from blood by hemofiltration.
In patients with mild to moderate hepatic impairment, the posology should not exceed 40 mg once daily.
No dosing adjustment is necessary.