Telmisartan

Details About Generic Salt ::  Telmisartan 

Main Medicine Class:: Cardiovascular System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Hypertensives

4D. ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES in 4. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
TELMISARTAN
ANGIOTENSIN II RECEPTOR BLOCKER | ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
PK: A: Rapid D: 500 L(Vd) M: Hepatic E: Feces

Indications & Dose: CARDIO VASCULAR RISK REDUCTION PO Adult Initially 80mg/day Elderly Same as adult dose | HYPERTENSION PO Adult Initially 40mg/day MD 20-80mg OD Elderly Initially 20mg/day MD 20-80mg OD

Contra: hypersensitivity, fructose intolerance

Precautions: renal/hepatic dysfunction, DM, concomitant use of other drugs, significant aortic/mitral stenosis, biliary obstructive disorders, hypovolemia, HF, children

ADR: Serious: hyperkalemia, intermittent claudication, chest pain, peripheral edema, impaired renal function, orthostatic hypotension, Others: myalgia, diarrhea, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, headache, skin ulcer

DDI: Serious Spironolactone increases risk of hyperkalemia, ACEIs increases risk of hypotension, renal impairment & hyperkalemia, Digoxin serum level is increased

Diet: With/without food

Monitor: BP, electrolytes, Secr, BUN

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