NEWTEL 40MG TABLET contains Telmisartan which belongs to the group of medicines called Angiotensin II receptor antagonists. It is used to treat essential hypertension in adults. High blood pressure that is not caused by any other condition is called as essential hypertension. It is characterized by symptoms such as early morning headaches, nosebleeds, irregular heartbeat, vision changes, buzzing in the ears, fatigue, nausea and chest pain.It is also used to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack or stroke in adults who are known to have a reduced or blocked blood supply to the heart or legs and had a stroke or with a high risk of diabetes.
Your doctor may check your kidney function test, blood pressure and the amount of electrolytes (Ex. potassium) in your body prior to the treatment or at regular intervals during treatment with this medicine. NEWTEL 40MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients having severe liver problems such as cholestasis or biliary obstruction (flow of bile from liver stops or slows). NEWTEL 40MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients having diabetes, kidney disease, heart problems and raised aldosterone levels.
USES OF NEWTEL 40MG TABLET
Treats essential hypertension (high blood pressure)
Reduces the risk of cardiovascular events (such as stroke and heart attack)
HOW NEWTEL 40MG TABLET WORKS
NEWTEL 40MG TABLET makes blood vessels to relax and thus lowers the blood pressure by blocking the effects of Angiotensin II (substance produced in your body which causes narrowing of blood vessels).
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Take NEWTEL 40MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow this medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of NEWTEL 40MG TABLET for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
SIDE EFFECTS OF NEWTEL 40MG TABLET
low blood pressure
Urinary tract infection
Signs of upper respiratory tract infection (sore throat, inflamed sinuses, common cold)
Anemia, feeling of weakness
Feeling of spinning (vertigo)
Slow heart rate, chest pain