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Telgio 40mg tablets

Dexa Medica

Ingredients in every tablet

Telmisartan 40 mg

Each package contains

3 blisters of 10 tablets

Dosage form

tablet

Dosage formTablet; plain

Flavour

None

W.H.O. classification

C09C
C09C

A.T.C. Level 1

Anatomical Main group

C - Cardiovascular system
C09C

A.T.C. Level 2

Therapeutic subgroup

C09 - Agents Acting on the Renin-Angiotensin System
C09C

A.T.C. Level 3

Pharmacological subgroup

C09C - Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (Arbs); Plain

Available in

Cambodia
Singapore

Warnings

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Machinery

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use while operating heavy machinery has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

NOT RECOMMENDEDThis item is not safe for use during pregnancy.

Lactation

NOT RECOMMENDEDThis item is not safe for use during lactation.

Indication

Treatment of essential hypertension

Dosage

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.

0 TO 18 YEARS OLD
Telmisartan is not recommended for use in children below 18 years due to limited data on safety and efficacy.

RENAL IMPAIRMENT
No posology adjustment is required for patients with mild and moderate renal impairment. Telmisartan is not removed from blood by hemofiltration.

HEPATIC IMPAIRMENT
In patients with mild to moderate hepatic impairment, the posology should not exceed 40 mg once daily.

ELDERLY
No dosing adjustment is necessary.