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Telma Beta 50mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Telmisartan,metoprolol

Manufacturer : GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 248.5
Price :212
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Introduction to Telma Beta 50mg Tablet

Telma beta 50mg tablet belongs to the group of medications called antihypertensives. It contains a combination of Telmisartan and Metoprolol, which controls blood pressure when a single medication is ineffective. It is primarily used for the treatment of hypertension. Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a medical condition in which blood exerts a force on the artery walls (blood vessels), resulting in heart disease, irregular heartbeat, and other problems.

Hypotension (low blood pressure), headache, tiredness, dizziness, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, shortness of breath, cold extremities, itchy skin, and rashes, the increased potassium level in the blood, vertigo (sudden internal or external spinning sensation) are the common side effects of Telma beta 50mg tablet. Inform your healthcare provider if these side effects disturb or persist in you. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience sepsis (blood poisoning), angioedema (swelling of skin and mucosa), and dizziness on standing up (orthostatic hypotension).  

Before treatment with Telma beta 50mg tablet, let your physician know if you are experiencing any allergic reaction to Telmisartan or Metoprolol and its ingredients. Report to your physician if you have kidney or severe liver diseases such as cholestasis or biliary obstruction (impairment of bile flow from the liver to the small intestine), heart problems, low blood pressure, diabetes, elevated potassium levels, renal artery stenosis (narrowing of blood vessels in the kidney), raised aldosterone levels, cardiogenic shock, phaeochromocytoma (tumor of adrenal glands) and planned for surgery. Hence, your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, blood pressure, and the number of electrolytes (potassium) in your blood at regular intervals. It is not recommended for children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). 


Uses of Telma Beta 50mg Tablet

  • Treats essential hypertension (high blood pressure).

Therapeutic Effects of Telma Beta 50mg Tablet

Telmisartan works by preventing the action of certain substances that tighten blood vessels. It improves blood flow and increases the heart's ability to pump blood effectively throughout the body. Metoprolol functions specifically on the heart to lower heart rate and reduce blood pressure. Together, they improve the blood flow and pump the heart more efficiently.


Interaction of Telma Beta 50mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any medicines you take or have taken before the treatment, including prescription, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. certain medications may interact with Telma beta 50mg tablet and can cause undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Telma Beta 50mg Tablet

  • Store in a dry and cool place and away from sunlight.
  • Keep Telma beta 50mg tablet out of sight and reach of children and pets.
  • If you forgot to take the tablet, take your next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

How to consume Telma Beta 50mg Tablet

This medication is taken as per the advice of the doctor. Telma beta 50mg tablet can be taken with food or without food. Your doctor will decide the dose, dosage, and duration of the treatment based on your condition and other factors. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush, or break it. 


Safety Advices for Telma Beta 50mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Telma beta 50mg tablet is unsafe to use during early pregnancy, especially in the third month. Hence, it can cause harmful effects on the developing fetus. Inform your physician if you become pregnant during the treatment. 

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Breast Feeding

  

Telma beta 50mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. If you want to breastfeed, your doctor may recommend a different treatment, especially if your baby is a newborn or was born prematurely.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Telma beta 50mg tablet can be used in patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung problems before initiating the treatment.

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Liver

  

Telma beta 50mg tablet should be used cautiously in liver impairment or severe liver disease patients. Inform your doctor if you have any liver diseases before initiating the treatment. 

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Alcohol

  

Avoid consuming alcohol with Telma beta 50mg tablet as it aggravates low blood pressure. 

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Driving

  

Do not drive or operate machinery because Telma beta 50mg tablet can cause dizziness or tiredness. 


Side Effects of Telma Beta 50mg Tablet

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

Serious

  • Sepsis (blood infection)
  • Angioedema (swelling of skin and mucosa)
  • Dizziness on standing up (orthostatic hypotension)

Common

  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Bradycardia (slow heart rate)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Weakness
  • Cold extremities
  • Increased potassium level in the blood
  • Itchy skin and rashes
  • Anemia (decreased red blood cells)
  • Vertigo (sudden internal or external spinning sensation)

Word of Advice

 It is suggested to monitor your blood pressure regularly to prevent hypotension. Get up slowly while rising from a lying or sitting position, as Telma beta 50mg tablet may cause dizziness. Prolonged intake of this medication can cause an altered potassium level. So, regular monitoring of potassium is advised. If you undergo surgery, inform the doctor that you are taking this tablet. It is advised to restrict salt and fat intake in the diet.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I stop taking Telma beta 50mg tablet if I feel better?

No, even if you feel better, keep taking Telma beta 50mg tablet until the end of the recommended course of treatment. Sudden withdrawal of this medication may cause serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q 2. Is it safe to operate heavy machinery or drive while taking Telma beta 50mg tablet?

It would be best not to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Telma beta 50mg tablet, as it can cause dizziness or tiredness.

Q 3. Can Telma beta 50mg tablet able to treat mental disorders?

No, Telma beta 50mg tablet is not used to treat mental disorders. It helps in treating hypertension (high blood pressure).

Q 4. Can children use Telma beta 50mg tablet?

No, Telma beta 50mg tablet is not recommended for children and adolescents below 18 years.

Q 5. What should I do if I overdose on Telma beta 50mg tablet?

Report to your physician immediately if you overdose on Telma beta 50mg tablet, as it may cause some side effects like hypotension (low blood pressure), fast heartbeat (tachycardia), slow heartbeat (bradycardia), dizziness, heart failure, higher levels of creatinine in the blood, and sudden kidney failure.

Q 6. Can I take potassium supplements with Telma beta 50mg tablet?

Telma beta 50mg tablet may cause potassium levels to fluctuate. Therefore, let your doctor know if you're taking potassium-rich foods, such as salt substitutes or over-the-counter potassium supplements.


Fact Box of Telma Beta 50mg Tablet

Molecule name: Telmisartan + MetoprololTherapeutic class: Antihypertensive drugs 
Pharmacological class: Angiotensin II receptor antagonists+ Beta-blockerIndications: Treats Hypertension

References

  1. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Antihypertensive Drugs, 7th Edition, 2018, 561-564.
  2. Boehringer Inhelheim International GmbH & Co., US Food and Drug Administration, [ Revised on May 2003] [ Accessed on 8th November 2022], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2004/020850s011lbl.pdf
  3. Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd., Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on April 2021] [Accessed on 8th November 2022], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.3165.pdf
  4. Accord Healthcare.,Electronic Medicine Compendium (EMC). [Revised on July 2021] [Accessed on 8th November 2022], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.12399.pdf

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