What are the possible side effects of amlodipine and telmisartan (Twynsta)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
In rare cases, amlodipine and telmisartan can cause a condition that results in the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, leading to kidney failure. Call your doctor right away if you have muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness especially if you also have fever, nausea or vomiting, and dark colored urine.
Call your doctor at once if you have any other serious side effects, such as:
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What are the precautions when taking telmisartan amlodipine tablets (Twynsta)?
Before taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to either telmisartan or amlodipine; or to other calcium channel blockers (such as nifedipine); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease (such as renal artery stenosis), liver disease, high levels of potassium in the blood (hyperkalemia), loss of too much body water and/or minerals (volume depletion, dehydration), heart disease (such as aortic stenosis, heart failure), bile duct blockage.
This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or...
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