This is a combination medication which has Benidipine and Telmisartan as active ingredients. It is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. This medication is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It makes the tachycardia minimal.
It should not be taken by women who are pregnant or lactating. Tell your doctor about your entire medical history. The medication you are currently on to avoid any unnecessary complications and medical interactions.
This medication should be taken with food. The adult dosage is 2-4 mg daily, which may be increased gradually if needed according to the medical condition.
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Is It safe with alcohol?Alcohol consumption along with this medicine is not recommended as it enhances the risk of side effects like dizziness and difficulty in concentration. It is advised not to perform activities that require mental alertness such as driving or operating machinery.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor. The effect of this medicine on the fetus is not clearly established and hence, doctor consultation is recommended before consumption.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication is suggested to be ignored by breastfeeding mothers as there is a possibility of side-effects on the infant. You should consult your doctor to evaluate the potential benefits and risks before taking the medicine.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.
This medication blocks L, N and T type calcium channels. It has a high affinity for cell membranes at the DHP binding site. The additional property of benidipine is the vascular selectivity towards peripheral blood vessels. Telmisartan displaces angiotensin II with very high affinity from its binding site at the AT1 receptor subtype, which is responsible for the known actions of angiotensin II.
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