Telgio 40mg tablets
Ingredients in every tablet
Each package contains
|ATC Level 1:||C - Cardiovascular system|
|ATC Level 2:||C09 - Agents Acting on the Renin-Angiotensin System|
|ATC Level 3:||C09C - Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (Arbs); Plain|
18 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE
The recommended dose is 40 mg once daily. Some patients may already benefit at a daily dose of 20 mg. In cases where the target blood pressure is not achieved, telmisartan dose can be increased to a maximum of 80 mg once daily. Alternatively, telmisartan may be used in combination with thiazide type diuretics such as hydrochlorothiazide, which has been shown to have an additive blood pressure lowering effect with telmisartan. When considering raising the dose, it must be borne in mind that the maximum antihypertensive effect is generally attained four-eight weeks after the start of treatment. Telmisartan may be taken with or without food.
0 TO 18 YEARS OLD
Not recommended due to limited data on safety and efficacy.
No posology adjustment is required for patients with mild and moderate renal impairment. Telmisartan is not removed from blood by hemofiltration.
In patients with mild to moderate hepatic impairment, the posology should not exceed 40 mg once daily. Elderly: No dosing adjustment is necessary.
Treatment of essential hypertension
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