Brand Name: Macard R
Compositions: Telmisartan 40 mg & Rosuvastatin Calcium 10 mg Tablets
Telmisartan and Rosuvastatin Calcium tablets come under the branding Macard R. It refers to the class of drugs called anti-hypertensives used to prevent high blood pressure associated with high cholesterol levels. The medication is a group of Telmisartan and Rosuvastatin. Telmisartan is a blood pressure-lowering formulation that works by blocking the action of a hormone known as angiotensin II in the human body that causes the narrowing of blood vessels leading to high blood pressure. Thereby, it widens and relaxes blood vessels. This lowers high blood pressure. Rosuvastatin is a lipid-lowering supplement that works by blocking liver enzymes causing the liver to make low cholesterol.
So, it raises the uptake and breakdown of cholesterol already in the blood by the liver. Thus, lowers the levels of lipids called cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood when lifestyle changes on their own have failed. Telmisartan and Rosuvastatin Calcium tablets help in decreasing the ‘bad’ cholesterol LDL and increasing the ‘good’ cholesterol HDL by blocking the human body’s production of ‘bad’ cholesterol. It also improves the human body’s ability to remove it from your blood. High blood pressure or high levels of cholesterol are two health diseases that occur simultaneously in certain patients. It is a chronic condition in which the force exerted by the blood against the artery wall is high. High cholesterol is called hyperlipidemia or dyslipidemia when there is an unhealthy balance of cholesterol in the blood.
What to do if patients miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as possible or jump to the next dose if it's been too late. Never attempt to take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
Do this composition cause insomnia or sleep cycle disturbance?
In rare cases, medicine has been linked to the disruption of the sleep cycle. If you experience any such discomfort, consult a doctor immediately.
Is it safe to take this medicine alongside anti bacterial medication?
It has been found to have interaction with anti-bacterial medication (fusidic acid) and rarely cause muscle weakness, tenderness or pain, should consult a doctor before using this medication