Cortel 20mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Corona Remedies Pvt. Ltd.
  • Composition : Telmisartan 20mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Hypertension | Stroke
  • Estimated Price : 25.86 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Cortel 20mg Tablet

Cortel 20mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypertension, Stroke

Side effects of Cortel 20mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Cortel 20mg Tablet are - Headache, Back Pain, Dizziness, Atrial Fibrillation, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Sinus Inflammation, Indigestion, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Cortel 20mg Tablet

Do not use Cortel 20mg Tablet if you are allergic to - Telmisartan

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Cortel 20mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Cortel 20mg Tablet works

Cortel 20mg Tablet contains - Telmisartan

Telmisartan blocks angiotensin II from binding to receptor sites in many tissues, including vascular smooth muscle and adrenal glands. This action inhibits the vasoconstrictive and aldosterone-secreting effects of angiotensin II, which reduces blood pressure.

Dosage of Cortel 20mg Tablet

The dosage of Cortel 20mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Cortel 20mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Cortel 20mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Consult your doctor before taking this medicine to avoid an overdose.

Onset of Action Cortel 20mg Tablet

It takes about 1 to 2 hours to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Cortel 20mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 20 to 24 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

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  • Alcohol Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine; it may increase the risk of side effects. symptoms - excessively lower blood pressure.

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  • Pregnancy Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Breastfeeding This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Driving Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy after taking this medicine.

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  • Kidney This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Liver This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

... Frequently Asked Questions About Cortel 20mg Tablet

Q.1) Can I buy Cortel 20mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Cortel 20mg Tablet. Q.2) What are the usages of Cortel 20mg Tablet? Ans. Cortel 20mg Tablet is used to treat Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Prevent Stroke (Heart Attack and Stroke). Q.3) How does Cortel 20mg Tablet work? Ans. Cortel 20mg Tablet contains Telmisartan. Telmisartan blocks angiotensin II from binding to receptor sites in many tissues, including vascular smooth muscle and adrenal glands. This action inhibits the vasoconstrictive and aldosterone-secreting effects of angiotensin II, which reduces blood pressure. Q.4) What are the side effects of Cortel 20mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Cortel 20mg Tablet are Headache, Back Pain, Dizziness, Atrial Fibrillation, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Sinus Inflammation, Indigestion, Nausea, Vomiting. Q.5) Is Cortel 20mg Tablet banned in India? Ans. Cortel 20mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Cortel 20mg Tablet safe to use? Ans. Cortel 20mg Tablet is safe to use if you are not allergic to Telmisartan. Pregnant and lactating women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.7) How to use Cortel 20mg Tablet? Ans. Take Cortel 20mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew, swallow it with water. You can take this medicine with or without food. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Cortel 20mg Tablet? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Cortel 20mg Tablet. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Symptoms - excessively lower blood pressure. Q.9) How long does the effect of Cortel 20mg Tablet last? Ans. Effect of Cortel 20mg Tablet lasts for an average of 20-24 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Cortel 20mg Tablet? Ans. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember about it. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.

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Interaction

Drug :- digoxin: Increased peak blood digoxin level and risk of digitalis toxicity.

diuretics, other antihypertensives: Enhanced hypotensive effect.

lithium: Increased serum lithium levels and toxicity.

ramipril: Increased serum ramipril level, decreased telmisartan level.

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