Introduction to DELMA-A 40MG/5MG TABLET

DELMA-A 40MG/5MG TABLET is a medication which is used to prevent high blood pressure, belonging to the class of antihypertensive drugs. 

  • The combination is effective in addressing high blood pressure and reducing it. 
  • Both Telmisartan and Amlodipine present in the drug effectively demonstrate activity to protect the heart.

How DELMA-A 40MG/5MG TABLET Works?

The medicine is combination of Amlodipine and Telmisartan, which collectively act by relaxing the blood vessels and improve the blood circulation efficiency of heart. Both salts work sinergistically and helps to bring blood pressure down. The drug contribute to improve overall heart health and effective blood pressure management.

How To Use DELMA-A 40MG/5MG TABLET

  • Swallow the drug whole; avoid chewing, crushing, or breaking it.
  • Follow instructions of your doctor for this medicine.
  • The medicine can be taken before or after having meal, follow consistemt schedule for optimal results.

Special Precautions About DELMA-A 40MG/5MG TABLET

  • Rise slowly from sitting position as this drug may make you feel dizzy.
  • Inform your healthcare provider about any kidney or liver issues before commencing the medication.
  • Report any unexplained muscle pain or weakness promptly.
  • Regular monitoring of blood pressure is essential and be serious to follow up appointments recommended by healthcare professional.

Benefits Of DELMA-A 40MG/5MG TABLET

  • It helps control high blood pressure by combining two medications that relax blood vessels, reducing the workload on the heart and improving overall blood flow.

Side Effects Of DELMA-A 40MG/5MG TABLET

  • Sleepiness
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Upset stomach
  • Peripheral edema
  • Sudden Decrease in blood pressure

What If I Missed A Dose Of DELMA-A 40MG/5MG TABLET

If a dose is missed, take it as soon as remembered, or skip if it's almost time for the next dose.

FAQS

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Q. Can I come off Delma-A when my blood pressure is under control or normal?

Even if your blood pressure is successfully lowered by this medicine, it is advised to continue your medication. If you stop taking Delma-A, your blood pressure could rise back up again. Blood pressure lowering medicines only help to control your condition but do not cure it. You will probably need to take them for the rest of your life. Remember, by keeping your blood pressure controlled you are reducing your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

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Q. Can Delma-A affect my fertility or sex life?

Delma-A may very rarely lead to erectile dysfunction (inability to gain or maintain an erection). Consult your doctor if you are worried or notice some changes. However, untreated hypertension (high blood pressure) itself can lead to erectile dysfunction, therefore it is important that you take your medicine regularly and keep track of your blood pressure.

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Q. What if Delma-A doesn’t make me feel any better?

High blood pressure does not usually have any symptoms, so you may not feel ill if there is any change in the blood pressure. Therefore, this medicine may not make you feel “better”. This does not mean that you can stop the medicine as they are working in the background to reduce your risk of serious illness.

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Q. What other lifestyle changes should I make while taking Delma-A?

Lifestyle changes play a major role in keeping you healthy if you are taking Delma-A. Avoid taking excess salt in your diet and find ways to reduce or manage stress in your life. Practice yoga or meditation or take up a hobby. Ensure that you have a sound sleep every night as this also helps to reduce stress levels and helps to keep your blood pressure normal. Stop smoking and alcohol consumption as this helps in lowering your blood pressure and preventing heart problems. Exercise regularly and take a balanced diet that includes whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables and fat-free products. Consult your doctor if you need any further guidance to get the maximum benefit of Delma-A and to keep yourself healthy.

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Q. What should I avoid while taking Delma-A?

You should avoid potassium supplements or salt substitutes, unless advised by your doctor. Also, avoid alcohol consumption as doing so can further lower your blood pressure and may cause some side effects. In addition to that, avoid getting dehydrated, drink enough fluids during exercise and in hot weather. The medicine may make you dizzy so avoid driving, using machinery or doing anything that needs concentration unless you know how this medicine affects you. If you feel dizzy, lie down so you do not faint. Then sit for a few moments before standing to prevent feeling dizzy again.

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Q. What happens if I take too much of Delma-A?

If you accidentally take too much of Delma-A, you may experience symptoms such as low blood pressure, dizziness, lightheadedness, weakness, vomiting and rapid heartbeat. However, in some cases slow heartbeat, reduced kidney function including kidney failure (e.g., reduced urine output) have also been reported. If you experience any of such symptoms contact your doctor immediately and seek medical help.

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Q. What happens if I forget to take Delma-A?

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed one and take the next scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for the one you missed. If you often forget doses, it may help to set an alarm to remind you. If not sure then you can consult your doctor for other ways to help you remember.

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Q. Is it safe to take Delma-A for a long time?

Delma-A is generally safe to take for a long time. Remember to follow your doctors advice/instructions.

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Q. How long will I be taking Delma-A for?

You may have to take Delma-A for a long-term or even lifelong. The medicine only keeps your blood pressure under control for as long as you are taking it. Therefore, it is advised to continue your medication and follow your doctors advice.

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Q. What will happen if I stop taking Delma-A?

You should not stop taking Delma-A without talking to your doctor first. If you do stop taking it, your blood pressure may rise and you may put yourself at greater risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. If you experience side effects, such as dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, etc., talk to your doctor.

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Safety Advice For DELMA-A 40MG/5MG TABLET

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Alcohol

Do not consume alcohol with this medication; it may increase side effects like dizziness, posing risks.

Pregnancy

If you are preganant; do not take the drug without seeking medical advise.

Breast feeding

If you breast feed your baby; do not take the drug without seeking medical advise.

Kidney

Safe under normal kidney function.

Liver

Use with caution if you have liver problems; consult your doctor.

Driving

Avoid driving if feeling lightheadedness, fatigue, or dizziness.

Alcohol

Do not consume alcohol with this medication; it may increase side effects like dizziness, posing risks.

Pregnancy

If you are preganant; do not take the drug without seeking medical advise.

Breast feeding

If you breast feed your baby; do not take the drug without seeking medical advise.

Kidney

Safe under normal kidney function.

Liver

Use with caution if you have liver problems; consult your doctor.

Driving

Avoid driving if feeling lightheadedness, fatigue, or dizziness.

Health And Lifestyle

It is crucial to be mindful about sodium intake. Potassium-rich food helps in the regulation of blood pressure. Avoid excessive alcohol intake as it may lead to elevate blood pressure. Say no to tans fats instead increase intake of healthy fats present in nuts, olive oil, seeds, etc. Do not forget to maintain healthy weight and monitor fluid intake.

Drug Interaction

  • Sparsentan
  • Benazepril/lisinopril
  • Birth control pills

DRUG FOOD INTERACTION

  • Alcohol

Disease Explanation

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Hypertension show elevated blood pressure majorly in the arteries. It is measured in two different parameters. Measurement written in top indicate pressure in the arteries during the contraction of heart while Measurement written in lower indicate arterial pressure during the relaxation of heart.

Patient Concern

Synergistic Effect- refers to the phenomenon in which when two or more drugs combine show greater effect comparfatively when those drugs act individually.

Update on: Saturday, 4 May, 2024

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Rakshita Garg