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Drug Information

What is Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination used for?

Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination tablet is used for the treatment of hypertension.

Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination work?

In Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination, Amlodipine Besylate belongs to the class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It acts by blocking the entry of calcium ions into the smooth muscles, which helps in relaxing the blood vessels. Thus, it reduces high blood pressure.

Telmisartan belongs to the class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonist. It helps in widening the blood vessels, which improves the blood flow. Thus, it helps in lowering the blood pressure.  

How to take Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination with or without food.

If you miss a dose of Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination?

Drugs that interact with Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination are:

  • Amiloride
  • Benazepril
  • Bisacodyl
  • Captopril
  • Diltiazem
  • Dolasetron
  • Enalapril
  • Felodipine
  • Itraconazole
  • Lisinopril

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination?

The following are the most common side effects of Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination:

  • Dizziness
  • Trouble breathing
  • Mild skin rash
  • Stomach pain
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flushing
  • Nausea
  • Fever

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Change in urine output
  • Muscle weakness
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Swelling of the hands and feet
  • Palpitations
  • Fainting

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination?

  • Avoid Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination in case of allergic reactions.
  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination as it may cause excessive dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.
  • Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.

You are advised not to take Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination?

  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing liver, kidney diseases or heart diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform the doctor if you are hypersensitive to any of the drugs in Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan

Frequently asked questions about Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination

  1. Can I take a higher dose of Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination for faster recovery?
  2. No, it is not advisable to change the dose of the drug. The dosage of Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination is based on the severity of the condition.

  3. Does Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination cause weight gain?
  4. Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination has not been reported to cause weight gain. However, consult your doctor immediately if you develop this symptom.

  5. Can I discontinue taking Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination when I feel better?
  6. Do not stop taking Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.

  7. Is it safe to take Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination during pregnancy?
  8. Do not take Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination during pregnancy as it may affect the growing foetus. However, please consult your doctor.

  9. Can I recommend Amlodipine Besylate + Telmisartan combination to a geriatric patient?
  10. No, it is not advisable to recommend drugs to geriatric patients without your doctor’s consent. The severity of the condition may not be the same for every individual.

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