Narmitel 40 AM

Brand name NARMITEL 40 AM
Composition Telmisartan I.P 40 mg,
Amlodipine Besilate I.P 5 mg
DISCRIPTION: NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET belongs to the class of anti-hypertensive drugs, primarily used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Hypertension is a medical condition in which blood pressure is elevated persistently in the arteries. It is considered an essential risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET lowers the blood pressure by widening and relaxing blood vessels. Telmisartan belongs to a group of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. It lowers blood pressure and increases blood flow by preventing the narrowing of blood vessels. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that dilates (widens) blood vessels and increases blood flow. Altogether, it helps to lower high blood pressure, chest pain (angina), and other conditions caused by coronary artery disease.
DIRECTION OF USE: NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET is available in the form of oral tablets. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. You can take NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET with or without food once a time in a day, as prescribed by the doctor. Do not crush, chew, or break it
SIDE EFFECTS: Like all medicines, NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET also has some side effects, though it is not mandatory for everyone to experience them. Some common side effects experienced include peripheral oedema (swelling in legs and arms, common cold, backache, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, rashes, and weakness.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: - NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET may interact with other blood pressure treating medicines (ramipril, aliskiren, simvastatin), pain killers (ibuprofen, naproxen), a medicine used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms (digoxin), bipolar disorder medication (lithium), and immunosuppressants (cyclosporine or tacrolimus).
STORAGE: - Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
DRUG WARNINGS: - Monitor your blood pressure levels regularly. If you are known to be allergic to NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET or have any kidney or liver problems or severe dehydration, please inform your doctor beforehand. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. It is advised to complete the prescribed course, even if you feel better. Complete the course strictly as suggested by the doctor, even if you feel better, to avoid disease recurrence. Avoid consumption of alcohol with NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure. Avoid potassium supplements with NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET as it may lead to high potassium levels in the blood.
DRUG-FOOD INTERACTION: - Minimize high potassium foods intake and avoid over the counter potassium supplements, grapefruit, or juice.
DRUG-DISEASE INTERACTION: - - People with diabetes, hyperkalemia (high potassium levels in the blood), low blood pressure, kidney and liver problems should consult the doctor before taking NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET.
SAFETY WARNING: - Alcohol CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR It is unsafe to consume alcohol, since alcohol consumption with NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET may increase the risk of low blood pressure and cause adverse effects such as dizziness, fainting, light-headedness, or headache.
Pregnancy CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR Pregnant women should discontinue this NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET because it can cause injury and death to the developing fetus. So, NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET is not safe in pregnancy.
Safety Warning Breast Feeding There is no evidence on how NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET affects breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before taking NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET if you are breastfeeding.
Safety Warning Driving NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET may cause side effects like dizziness, headaches, and nausea, which can affect your ability to concentrate and drive. Hence, it is recommended not to drive until you are mentally alert.
Safety Warning Liver Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET. The dosage will be initiated in lower doses and will be further increased in patients with liver diseases.
Safety Warning Kidney NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET consists of Telmisartan drug, which may affect the kidney functioning. Hence it is advised to seek doctor advice before starting NARMITEL 40 AM TABLET if you have kidney problems.