TELROSE Tablet 10's


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Rosuvastatin+Telmisartan
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Drug Information for TELROSE Tablet 10's

What is Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination used for?

Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination is used for the treatment of hypertension. It is also recommended in the prevention of heart attack and stroke.

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

How does Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination work?

In Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination, Rosuvastatin belongs to the class of drugs called statins. This drug acts by inhibiting the action of HMG-CoA reductase enzyme, which is responsible for the biosynthesis of cholesterol in the liver. Thus, it helps in reducing the levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides.

Telmisartan belongs to the class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor blockers. The drug acts by interfering with the activity of angiotensin II, which results in relaxation of the smooth muscles and allows easy flow of blood. Thus, it helps in lowering the blood pressure.

How to take Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination?

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

Swallow the whole tablet. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.

If you miss a dose of Rosuvastatin + 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 Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination?

Drugs that interact with Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination include the following:

  • Aliskiren
  • Gemfibrozil
  • Ibuprofen
  • Lithium
  • Ramipril
  • Warfarin

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 Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination?

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

  • Body pains
  • Headache
  • Light-headedness
  • Dizziness
  • Sore throat

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

  • Congestion
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Trouble in breathing
  • Visual disturbances
  • Confusion
  • Severe joint pains

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 Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination?

  • Avoid taking this medicine if you are allergic to Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination or similar drugs.
  • Avoid Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop taking this medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose more than prescribed.
  • Be cautious while taking Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience swelling of lips, tongue or throat.

You are advised not to take Rosuvastatin + 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 Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of heart, liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions about Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination

  1. Is it safe to take Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination in elderly patients?
  2. Yes. Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination can be used in elderly patients to treat a heart attack. However, Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination should only be used when recommended by the doctor.

  3. Can I use Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination before undergoing a scheduled surgery?
  4. No, consult your doctor for the safe use of Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination before undergoing any scheduled surgery.

  5. Is it safe to use Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination in a patient with the history of liver disease?
  6. No. Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination increases the risk of liver problems. Therefore, it is unsafe to use Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination in a patient with the history of liver diseases.  

  7. Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while taking Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination?
  8. Yes, blood pressure and lipid profile must be regularly monitored while taking Rosuvastatin + Telmisartan combination.

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