Telmisartan, Amlodipine Oral Tablet 40-10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Telmisartan, Amlodipine: Oral tablet (40-10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

AMLODIPINE; TELMISARTAN (am LOE di peen; tel mi SAR tan) is a combination of a calcium channel blocker and an angiotensin II antagonist. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

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Telmisartan/Amlodipine 40mg-10mg Tablet

NDC: 136680345
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Telmisartan/Amlodipine 40mg-10mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Telmisartan/Amlodipine 40mg-10mg Tablet

Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Fainting Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breakdown Of Muscle Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Swelling Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Flushing Incidence:
0.7-2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.7-4.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
4.8-11.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Telmisartan/Amlodipine 40mg-10mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Telmisartan/Amlodipine 40mg-10mg Tablet(Amlodipine Besylate)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Amlodipine Besylate)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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