Telgen 80

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:03 am

Telgen 80

Uses of Telgen 80

Telgen 80 is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypertension, Stroke

Side effects of Telgen 80

The most common side effects of Telgen 80 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 Telgen 80

Do not use Telgen 80 if you are allergic to – Telmisartan

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Telgen 80.

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 Telgen 80 works

Telgen 80 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 Telgen 80

The dosage of Telgen 80 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 Telgen 80

If you forget to take a dose of Telgen 80, 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 Telgen 80

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

Duration of Action Telgen 80

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

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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

Pregnancy

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

Breastfeeding

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

Driving

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

Kidney

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

Liver

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

Frequently Asked Questions About Telgen 80

Q.1) Can I buy Telgen 80 without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Telgen 80. Q.2) What are the usages of Telgen 80? Ans. Telgen 80 is used to treat Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Prevent Stroke (Heart Attack and Stroke). Q.3) How does Telgen 80 work? Ans. Telgen 80 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 Telgen 80? Ans. The common side effects of Telgen 80 are Headache, Back Pain, Dizziness, Atrial Fibrillation, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Sinus Inflammation, Indigestion, Nausea, Vomiting. Q.5) Is Telgen 80 banned in India? Ans. Telgen 80 is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Telgen 80 safe to use? Ans. Telgen 80 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 Telgen 80? Ans. Take Telgen 80 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 Telgen 80? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Telgen 80. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Symptoms - excessively lower blood pressure. Q.9) How long does the effect of Telgen 80 last? Ans. Effect of Telgen 80 lasts for an average of 20-24 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Telgen 80? 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Zensartan 80mg Tablet  ( Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

50.37  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Tesar 80 mg  ( Pharma Dynamics Pty Ltd. )

110.90  30 Tablets Bottle Tablets Strip

Mizart 80 mg  ( Mylan Pty Ltd. )

115.32  30 Tablets Bottle Tablets Strip

Telmital 80mg Tablet  ( Talent India )

97.97  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Telmikind 80mg Tablet  ( Mankind Pharma Ltd. )

62.71  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

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.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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