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Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet

Manufactured byLupin Ltd.
ContainsTelmisartan (40 mg) + Atorvastatin (10 mg)
Description
Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet is a combination of Telmisartan and Atorvastatin. This medicine is used for the treatment of high blood pressure with high cholesterol levels. It also reduces bad cholesterol levels in your body. Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet shows some side effects such as headache, nausea, constipation, indigestion, etc. This medicine may also cause sleepiness and dizziness. Thus, do not drive or perform any task that requires mental attention until you know how the medicine affects you. Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet also increases the level of potassium in your blood, thus it is recommended to avoid potassium-rich food (banana, oranges, raisins, etc) or supplements. Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet can be taken with or without food at any time of day. However, it is better to take it at the same time every day to avoid any missed dose. Even if you are feeling fine, do not discontinue this medication on your own because high blood pressure usually does not show symptoms and abrupt discontinuation may worsen your condition. Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years of age due to the lack of safety and efficacy of its use. Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have kidney, liver, heart problems, or other medical conditions. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Back pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Stuffy nose
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Changes in vision
  • Excessive gas in stomach

Uses of Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • High blood pressure with high cholesterol
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet may lower your blood pressure within 1 to 2 hours of taking it. However, to see a noticeable change in your cholesterol levels, you have to take this medicine for at least 4 weeks.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet remains active in your body is not clinically known.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Do not consume alcohol if you are on treatment with Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet. Alcohol may increase the risk of side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, breathing difficulties, etc.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported for Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet is not recommended for use in pregnancy as it can affect your developing foetus. Consult a doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet is not recommended for use if you are breastfeeding because it is not known if the medicine passes onto your breastmilk. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine only if the potential benefits are more than the risks.

Allergy

Do not take Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet if you are allergic to it. Seek an immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.

Aliskiren

Aliskiren is also used to reduce high blood pressure. Taking Aliskiren and Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet together is not recommended due to the increased risk of side effects such as kidney problems, low blood pressure, and high potassium levels in your blood. This risk is especially higher if you have diabetes (high blood glucose level) and kidney problems.

Severe liver disease

Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet is not recommended if you have been reported with any abnormality in your liver function tests. This medicine is broken down in your liver and pre-existing liver problems can lead to the accumulation of this medicine causing liver damage.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet is not recommended for use in pregnancy as it can affect your developing foetus. Consult a doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet is not recommended for use if you are breastfeeding because it is not known if the medicine passes onto your breastmilk. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine only if the potential benefits are more than the risks.
General warnings

Cognitive impairment

Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet may cause cognitive impairment. It is a condition in which there is memory loss, forgetfulness, confusion, etc. However, these side effects are reversible and usually subside once the medicine is discontinued.

Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis is a condition in which your muscle tissue breaks down and releases protein into your blood. Take Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet with caution as it may lead to such conditions. Report any unusual symptoms such as tiredness and weakness to your doctor immediately.

Hypotension

Take Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet with caution as it can cause symptomatic hypotension (low blood pressure). This is common if you have volume depletion (reduction in extracellular fluid volume that occurs due to salt and fluid loss) or if you are taking high dose diuretics (medicines that increases urine production). It is recommended to correct the conditions before initiating treatment with this medicine.

Hyperkalemia

Take Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet with caution because it may cause hyperkalemia (increase in potassium levels in your blood). It is recommended to avoid potassium-rich foods (potatoes, bananas) and other medicines that may increase potassium levels while you are on treatment with this medicine.

Use in children

Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years of age because the safety and efficacy of its use are not clinically established.

Driving and operating machines

Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet may cause dizziness or drowsiness. It is recommended that you do not perform any activities such as driving vehicles or operating machines if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

If you missed a dose of Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet at a given time, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose. If you suspect that you might have taken an overdose of Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet, seek immediate medical guidance.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Do not consume alcohol if you are on treatment with Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet. Alcohol may increase the risk of side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, breathing difficulties, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Clarithromycin

Dexamethasone

Erythromycin

Captopril

Insulin

Captopril

Disease interactions

Diabetes

Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet may alter your blood sugar glucose level. Hence, should be used with care if you have diabetes (a condition in which blood sugar level is increased).
Food interactions
Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended during treatment with Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet due to the increased risk of adverse effects such as dizziness, muscle pain, fever and chills, headache, swelling of hands and feet, vomiting, skin rash, etc.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult your doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Be careful while standing up immediately as this medicine may sometimes cause a sudden drop in your blood pressure, which can make you dizzy. Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet may cause an increase in potassium levels in your blood. Avoid potassium supplements as well as potassium-rich meals like bananas and broccoli.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Telista-Plus (40/10 mg) Tablet is a combination of Telmisartan and Atorvastatin. Telmisartan relaxes your blood vessels and promotes the smooth flow of blood. Atorvastatin reduces the level of cholesterol in your blood. The combination is thus helpful in treating high cholesterol and high blood pressure levels.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Angiotensin receptor blockers, Statins, Antihyperlipidemic combinations, Miscellaneous antihypertensive combinations

Schedule

Schedule H

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