FAQs ABOUT ORITEL CH 40MG TABLET
What is ORITEL CH 40MG TABLET used for?
ORITEL CH 40MG 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 ORITEL CH 40MG TABLET works?
ORITEL CH 40MG 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 ORITEL CH 40MG TABLET is taken?
Take ORITEL CH 40MG 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 ORITEL CH 40MG TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking ORITEL CH 40MG 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 ORITEL CH 40MG TABLET than the required dose?
If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of ORITEL CH 40MG 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).