What is Cresar-40 (Telmisartan) used for?
Cresar-40 (Telmisartan) can be used to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes or other conditions in patients who are at risk of cardiovascular disease. It is also used either on its own or with other drugs as a treatment for hypertension. This drug is a type of angiotensin II receptor antagonist, which blocks the action of the substances responsible for tightening the blood vessels, thereby relaxing the blood vessels.
How should I use Cresar-40 (Telmisartan)?
Cresar-40 (Telmisartan) tablets are normally taken once per day, with food or on an empty stomach. You should take this medication at the same time every day. It is important to note that this drug will not work instantly. You may notice a decrease in blood pressure during the first 2 weeks of taking this drug, however it can take up to 4 weeks for the full benefits to be noticed.
What are the side effects of Cresar-40 (Telmisartan)?
Cresar-40 (Telmisartan) can cause side effects, such as:
Consult your physician immediately if you experience any more serious side effects.
If taken by a woman who is pregnant, this drug can seriously damage the unborn baby. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should avoid this drug.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Cresar-40 (Telmisartan). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.