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Telmed ACT is a powerful triple combination tablet for treating high blood pressure. Taking it can reduce the number of pills you need to keep your blood pressure levels under control.
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Telmed ACT is a combination treatment for high blood pressure. It contains three active ingredients that work together to lower blood pressure.
The heart pumps blood around the body to deliver oxygen to the body’s vital organs such as the lungs and brain. The blood travels along blood vessels that run through the body. When the vessels narrow, it’s more difficult for the blood to pass through them and the resulting effect is high blood pressure.
Telmed ACT is commonly prescribed when taking telmisartan, amlodipine or chlorthalidone alone is not sufficient at lowering and controlling blood pressure. In some cases, a doctor may prescribe Telmed ACT and one of the three ingredients in order to achieve the most effective levels of each medication to control blood pressure.
Telmed ACT is often taken for a prolonged period of time and can help to achieve consistent blood pressure within eight weeks. Whilst taking Telmed ACT your doctor will monitor your blood pressure to check that your treatment is working as it needs to.
Telmed ACT is also available under other names such as Aztel, Ctjoy, Telista Trio and Weltelmi Trio. These medicines contain the same active ingredients and work in a similar way, but the pills and packaging of each may differ.
One of the active ingredients in Telmed is telmisartan.Telmisartan is an angiotensin-II receptor antagonist. It works to relax the blood vessels so that the blood can flow more swiftly through them.
Telmed also contains a calcium channel blocker (CCB) called amlodipine which decreases calcium flow into the blood vessels that have been tightened due to excessive calcium in them. This relaxes the blood vessels and reduces the pressure on the heart to pump, thus lowering your blood pressure.
The other ingredient is chlorthalidone which helps to reduce the amount of water and salt in the blood, making it easier for the blood to flow and to carry the oxygen needed by the body. This type of medicine is known as a diuretic.
Telmed ACT 40 comes with the following quantities of each medication in each tablet:
It is also available as Telmed ACT 40 LS (Chlorthalidone dose of 6.25 mg) and also Telmed ACT 80 (Telmisartan 80mg).
Your doctor will advise you about the dosage you should take. If you’re unable to take Telmed ACT, or if it doesn’t work in the way you need it to, your doctor may suggest that you take the active ingredients individually but in different doses, or try another combined medication used to treat high blood pressure.
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Always take Telmed ACT as directed by your doctor.
You’ll usually be told to take one tablet each day, in the morning, with food, at the same time each day.
If you’re unsure about how to take Telmed ACT you should refer to the patient leaflet that comes with it. If you have any further questions you can log in to your Treated account and send a message to one of our doctors.
Telmed ACT starts to work within 24 hours. It starts to have a significant impact on your blood pressure within four weeks and can help to keep it at a consistent level after eight weeks.
The amount of time it takes for your blood pressure to decrease depends on how high your blood pressure is before you start taking Telmed ACT.
Other factors like overall health, lifestyle habits and weight can also affect how long it takes for your blood pressure to lower and stabilise.
If you forget to take Telmed ACT you should take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for you to take your next tablet you should miss the forgotten dose and continue taking Telmed ACT as you normally do. Never take a double dose of Telmed ACT.
If you take too much Telmed ACT seek medical attention immediately. When seeing a doctor, take your tablets with you so that they can see how much you’ve taken.
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