Generic Name:- Telmisartan 40 mg + Amlodipine 5 mg
Manufactured By:- National Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
CamloTel is the brand of combination of Amlodipine 5 mg and Telmisartan 40 mg Tablet. This combination helps to control high blood pressure. It lowers the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This will reduce your risk of having a heart attack or a stroke.
Antihypertensive (Calcium Channel Blocker + ARB)
Dose and Direction of Use
Swallow the tablet whole by mouth. You can take it with or without food. Don't crush, chew or break the tablet. Follow the dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor.
Mode of Action
Amlodipine: Amlodipine belongs to a group of substances called “calcium channel blockers”. Amlodipine stops calcium from moving into the blood vessel wall which stops the blood vessels from tightening thereby also reducing blood pressure.
Telmisartan: It blocks the binding of Angiotensin II to AT1 receptor.This results in decrease in Aldosterone release and decrease sodium and water reabsorption.Also results in vasodilation and finally decreases high blood pressure.
- Hypertension( high blood pressure)
Don't use this medication if you have:
- Hypersensitivity with this medicine
Precautions and Warning
Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or breast feeding woman before taking this medicine to understand the risk and benefit ratio.
Talk to your doctor about past medical history like kidney problem or liver problem before taking this medicine
Don't double the dose for the missed one.
Complete the prescribed dose and duration of medicine.
Avoid consuming alcohol as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effect of this medicine.
It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
- It may cause dizziness or drowsiness so avoid any activity that requires concentration unless you know how the medicine acts on you.