FAQs ABOUT AXETEL CH TABLET
What is AXETEL CH TABLET used for?
AXETEL CH TABLET is used to treat essential hypertension (high blood pressure) in affected individuals when monotherapy with chlorthalidone or telmisartan becomes inadequate to control the condition.
How does AXETEL CH TABLET works?
AXETEL CH TABLET helps to lower blood pressure, whereas telmisartan works by blocking angiotensin (a hormone responsible for regulating blood pressure and maintaining fluid balance in the body) which leads to the relaxation of blood vessels and chlorthalidone works by removing extra water and certain electrolytes from the body which leads to relaxation of blood pressure and improved blood flow thus reducing high blood pressure in affected individuals.
How AXETEL CH TABLET is taken?
Take AXETEL CH TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.
What are the side effects of AXETEL CH TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking AXETEL CH TABLET are back pain, sore throat, nausea, abdominal pain, indigestion, diarrhoea, and/or headache. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsen.
What happens if you take more AXETEL CH TABLET than the required dose?
If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of AXETEL CH TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Overdose symptoms are low blood pressure, dizziness, fast heart rate, slow heart rate, nausea, sleeplessness, hypovolaemia (low blood volume), and electrolyte imbalances (associated with irregular heartbeat and muscle spasms).