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Rptel 40mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Telmisartan

Manufacturer : RPG LIFE SCIENCES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 95
Price :79
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Introduction to Rptel 40mg Tablet

Rptel 40mg tablet is an antihypertensive agent with an active ingredient called Telmisartan which belongs to the medication class known as an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Angiotensin II is a naturally occurring substance that narrows your blood vessels, increasing blood pressure. This medicine treats high blood pressure ( essential hypertension) in adults. It is specifically used for hypertension, not caused by any other underlying condition. It functions by inhibiting the effects of angiotensin II, causing the blood vessels to relax and decreasing blood pressure. Additionally, it is also used to reduce cardiovascular ( stroke, heart attack, or failure) conditions in adults. 

Do not consume Rptel 40mg tablet if you are allergic to Telmisartan and its other ingredients. Also, do not consume if you have severe liver (cholestasis or biliary obstruction) conditions, diabetes, or impaired kidney function, which was treated with pressure-lowering medicine with aliskiren. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney, or heart conditions. 
 

Inform your doctor if you have renal artery stenosis (narrowing of one or both renal arteries), kidney transplant, increased aldosterone (water and salt regulation in the body) levels, hypotension (lower blood pressure), raised potassium level, or diabetes Rptel 40mg tablet is not recommended during early pregnancy and should not be taken beyond the first three months. Adolescents and children up to the age of 18 years are not recommended. Notify your doctor if you are intolerant to some sugar, as this contains lactose.


Uses of Rptel 40mg Tablet

  • Treats hypertension
  • Treats heart disease (heart attack or stroke)

Therapeutic Effects of Rptel 40mg Tablet

Rptel 40mg tablet works by inhibiting the action of angiotensin II, which results in the relaxation of blood vessels and a subsequent reduction in blood pressure.


Interaction of Rptel 40mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Rptel 40mg tablet and can cause undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Rptel 40mg Tablet

  • Keep out of sight and reach of pets and children.
  • Do not freeze the medicine.
  • Do not store above 30°C.
  • Always check the expiry date before consuming it.

How to consume Rptel 40mg Tablet

Take the Rptel 40mg tablet as your physician advises. Usually, it is taken once a day. Take medicine at the same time. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.


Safety Advices for Rptel 40mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Rptel 40mg tablet is not recommended during early pregnancy and should not be taken beyond the first three months as it may harm the unborn baby. Report to your medical professional if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning for the pregnancy before starting the treatment.

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Breast Feeding

  

Taking Rptel 40mg tablet  while breastfeeding may be unsafe because it may affect the child. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding; your doctor may change the medicine. Therefore, talk with your doctor to get more information. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Rptel 40mg tablet is safe for patients with lung problems. Notify your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

Rptel 40mg tablet should be used cautiously in liver patients. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor about pre-existing liver conditions. Dose adjustment is needed in such conditions. 

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Alcohol

  

It is unsafe to consume alcohol while taking a Rptel 40mg tablet . Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

Rptel 40mg tablet could alter the driving ability or operating machinery capacity by causing dizziness, headaches, nausea, and tiredness.


Side Effects of Rptel 40mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

Serious

  • Sepsis (blood poisoning)
  • Angioedema (swelling in the deeper layers of the skin) 

Common

  • Low blood pressure
  • Back pain
  • Sinusitis
  • Diarrhea

Word of Advice

Liver and kidney patients should take Rptel 40mg tablet cautiously and inform their doctor about all the underlying medical conditions. Do not stop the medicine until your doctor advises. Do not double-dose the medicine to make up for a forgotten dose. Notify your doctor if you experience any serious side effects. Your medical professional will inform you if you need any dose adjustments. Contact your doctor for more information. Do not take this tablet if you are intolerant to lactose.

Before taking Rptel 40mg tablet, it's important to tell your medical professional if you are already taking medications for high blood pressure, especially ACE inhibitors (enalapril, lisinopril, ramipril) or aliskiren. This is particularly important if you have kidney problems related to diabetes. Your physician may need to check your kidney function, blood pressure, and electrolyte levels, such as potassium, regularly. Inform your physician if you are taking digoxin.


FAQs

Q 1. How to manage the side effects of Rptel 40mg tablet?

To manage the side effects of Rptel 40mg tablet, follow the prescribed dosage, and report side effects promptly. Stay hydrated, and monitor blood pressure regularly. Maintain a healthy lifestyle, and attend follow-up appointments.

Q 2. Can I dissolve the Rptel 40mg tablet and drink it instead of swallowing it?

No, you should not dissolve the tablet and drink the solution. This medicine was designed to be swallowed whole with water. It's mandatory to follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider to avoid the side effects of Rptel 40mg tablet.

Q 3. Are there any serious side effects of Rptel 40mg tablet I should be aware of?

Yes, side effects of Rptel 40mg tablet may include severe allergic reactions and liver or kidney problems. It is mandatory to seek medical attention if you encounter any side effects, such as difficulty breathing, swelling, nausea, and rashes.

Q 4. Can I use a Rptel 40mg tablet for children?

Rptel 40mg tablet should not be used in adolescents and children until 18 years are not recommended.

Q 5. Is it safe to use Rptel 40mg tablet if I am two months pregnant?

Rptel 40mg tablet is not recommended during early pregnancy and should not be taken beyond the first three months as it may harm the unborn baby. Report to your medical professional if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or planning for the pregnancy before starting the treatment.


Fact Box of Rptel 40mg Tablet

Molecule Name: Telmisartan Therapeutic class:  Antihypertensive agents
Pharmacological class: Angiotensin II receptor antagonists

Indications: 

1. Treats hypertension 

2. Treats heart disease (heart attack or stroke)


References

  1. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Europe Limite., Electronic medicines compendium (emc), [Revised on November 2019] [ Accessed on 30th May 2023],13 Product Information (medicines.org.uk)
  2. Hetero labs limited, US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised on August 2015] [Accessed on 30th May 2023], 205901Orig1s000lbl.pdf (fda.gov) 

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