Telmisartan, Hydrochlorothiazide Oral Tablet 40-12.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Telmisartan, Hydrochlorothiazide: Oral tablet (40-12.5mg)

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Telmisartan/HCTZ 40-12.5mg Tab
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO H4 
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Telmisartan/HCTZ 40-12.5mg Tab
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: L199 
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Telmisartan/HCTZ 40-12.5mg Tab
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Telmisartan/HCTZ 40-12.5mg Tab
Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 1159 
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Telmisartan/HCTZ 40-12.5mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: TH1M 

What is this Medicine?

TELMISARTAN; HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (tel mi SAR tan; hye droe klor oh THYE a zide) is a combination of a drug that relaxes blood vessels and a diuretic. It is used to treat high blood pressure.

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Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 40mg-12.5mg Tablet

NDC: 000540545
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Product should always be stored in the blister and only removed immediately before use
Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 40mg-12.5mg Tablet
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Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO H4 
Shape: oblong
Color: red,white
Daily Life Interactions for Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 40mg-12.5mg 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/Hydrochlorothiazide 40mg-12.5mg Tablet(Hydrochlorothiazide)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Hydrochlorothiazide)
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

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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