Tetan 20 Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Composition : Telmisartan 20mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Hypertension | Stroke
  • Estimated Price : 55.51 For 15 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Tetan 20 Tablet

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

Hypertension, Stroke

Side effects of Tetan 20 Tablet

The most common side effects of Tetan 20 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 Tetan 20 Tablet

Do not use Tetan 20 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 Tetan 20 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 Tetan 20 Tablet works

Tetan 20 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 Tetan 20 Tablet

The dosage of Tetan 20 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 Tetan 20 Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Tetan 20 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 Tetan 20 Tablet

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

Duration of Action Tetan 20 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 Tetan 20 Tablet

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