Sartel H 40MG tablet is used to treat hypertension (elevation of blood pressure caused by genetic or environmental factors), prevents angina (heart related chest pain) and other heart complications. The medicine works by slowing down the activity of your heart allowing it to beat slower and less forcefully and also relaxes the blood vessels and improves blood flow and oxygen in the body, thereby reducing the risk of getting chest pain. This medicine is used with a proper healthy diet and exercise program to control high blood pressure for best possible effects. However, the uses mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.
The active ingredient of Sartel H 40MG tablet are Telmisartan 40 MG, Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5MG.
Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) that relaxes blood vessels by inhibiting the action of a chemical that normally tightens them. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic, which removes extra water and certain electrolytes thereby reduces blood pressure and improves blood flow. It improves blood flow and oxygen in the body, thereby reducing the risk of getting chest pain.
Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Sartel H 40Mg tablet:
The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Sartel H 40MG tablet. When taken in the recommended dosage guidelines, the medicine is well tolerated. You may experience one or more of the following common side effects:
Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:
Take Sartel H 40MG tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose, if you do, take the tablet as soon as you remember, but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and take it according to your normal scheduled. Do not swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to health.
This tablet should be taken with food. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medicine to overcome dry mouth, muscle weakness and extreme thirst. Take the tablet at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. It is best to avoid taking this medicine within four hours of going to bed as it contains a diuretic and will make you urinate more.
Do not use the medicine for durations shorter or longer than the suggested by your doctor. Continue to use this medicine until completion of the maximum amount suggested.
Avoid taking more than the recommended dosage. In case of accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage of Sartel H 40MG tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:
Take Sartel H 40MG tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
Caution is advised among patients with renal problems. Dose adjustments may be needed. Potassium and creatinine levels should be monitored. If you have any kidney disease, it is recommended to you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.
Extreme caution is advised among patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the tablet may be needed on the basis of clinical condition of the patient. we recommend you to consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine. However, this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe hepatic impairment.
Sartel H 40Mg tablet might be risky to use during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.
The medicine is likely unsafe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk and harm the infant. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.
Consumption of alcohol with Sartel H 40Mg tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in hypotension, concentration, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.
Use of this tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.
Avoid grape fruit juice as it may alter serum levels, orthostatic hypotension may be potentiated when used with alcohol.
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Sartel H 40Mg tablet with ACE inhibitors, heparin, ciclosporin, tacrolimus, K-sparing diuretics like Eplerenone, Spironolactone, triamterene, amiloride, NSAIDs, itraconazole, rifampicin, insulin, amphetamine, quinidine.
Category D: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the foetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
This medication is angiotensin receptor blocker (ARBs), prescribed for hypertension. It works by relaxing blood vessels.
Telmisartan lowers blood pressure by lowering a strong chemical in the body.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. Hypertension- Adults- Oral: Initial: 40 mg once daily. Max: 80 mgday. Cardio Vascular risk reduction- Adults- Oral: 80 mg once per day.
Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Cough. Belly pain. High potassium level. Signs include feeling weak, lightheaded, dizzy, feel like passing out, or have numbness or tingling. Kidney function that gets worse.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
If you have an allergy to telmisartan or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have high blood sugar (diabetes) and are taking aliskiren. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very bad headache. Signs of high potassium. Cough that does not go away. Too much sweat, fluid loss, throwing up, or loose stools. May lead to low blood pressure. For women, if you get pregnant while taking this drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Angiotensin II Antagonists
The tablet is used to treat hypertension (elevation of blood pressure caused by genetic or environmental factors), prevents angina (heart related chest pain) and other heart complications. The medicine works by slowing down the activity of your heart allowing it to beat slower and less forcefully and also relaxes the blood vessels and improves blood flow and oxygen in the body, thereby reducing the risk of getting chest pain. This medicine is used with a proper healthy diet and exercise program to control high blood pressure for best possible effects.
The medicine is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include hypotension, orthostatic hypotension, bradycardia, tachycardia, diarrhea, chest pain, palpitation, acute angle-closure glaucoma, dyspnoea, visual disturbance, tinnitus, vertigo, back pain, myalgia, arthralgia, abnormal hepatic function, dizziness, headache, electrolyte imbalance, gastric irritation, micturition disorders. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as hyperkalaemia, oliguria, progressive azotaemia, angioedema, toxic skin eruption, sepsis.
The tablet may be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food.
If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet, concomitant use with aliskiren in patients with diabetes mellitus, renal impairment, biliary obstructive disorders, pregnancy. Caution is advised among patients with aortic or mitral stenosis, ischaemic cardiopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, unstented unilateral or bilateral artery stenosis, refractory ascites, ascites due to cirrhosis, dizziness or drowsiness, prostatic hyperplasia, bronchial asthma, elderly, children, pregnancy lactation.
The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.
The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Overdose of this medicine leads to bradycardia, dizziness, hypotension, elevated serum creatinine, acute renal failure, tachycardia, electrolyte depletion.
The tablet might be risky to use during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.
No, do not take the tablet without doctor’s prescription.
Consumption of alcohol with the tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in hypotension, concentration, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.
Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.
This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.
This tablet is not recommended for children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.
The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is within 1-2 hours of administration.
The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 24 hours.
Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.
The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.
Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.
Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.
INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
bhagey khola,rangpo,east sikkim-737132,india
INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
bhagey khola,rangpo,east sikkim-737132,india
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