Micardis HCT Interactions

Alcohol
When Micardis HCT is taken with alcohol, your blood pressure may decrease too much. Talk to your healthcare provider about the advisablity of drinking alcohol while taking Micardis HCT.
 
Barbiturates
When taking Micardis HCT with a barbiturate, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to minimize the chances of developing this Micardis HCT interaction, your healthcare provider may change the dose of either medicine, start you on a lower dose of Micardis HCT, and/or monitor you more closely.
 
Narcotics
When you are taking Micardis HCT with a narcotic, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to prevent this from occurring, your healthcare provider may change the dose of either medicine, start you on a lower dose of Micardis HCT, and/or monitor you more closely.
 
Cholestyramine
Cholestyramine can bind to Micardis HCT in the digestive tract and decrease its absorption into the body. Micardis HCT should be taken at least one hour before or four to six hours after cholestyramine has been given to avoid this drug interaction.
 
Colestipol
Colestipol can bind to Micardis HCT in the digestive tract and decrease its absorption into the body. Take Micardis HCT at least one hour before or four to six hours after colestipol has been given to avoid this drug interaction.
 
Corticosteroids
Taking corticosteroids with Micardis HCT may cause an electrolyte imbalance, especially with the levels of potassium in the blood. If you are taking a corticosteroid with Micardis HCT, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and/or adjust your dose of medicine as needed.
 
Norepinephrine
Norepinephrine is a medicine that is used to treat very low blood pressure (hypotension). Micardis HCT may affect norepinephrine's ability to raise blood pressure. Your healthcare provider may monitor you more carefully if this is the case.
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