Micardis HCT Precautions and Warnings

Who Should Not Take Micardis HCT?

You should not take Micardis HCT if you:
  • Are allergic to Micardis HCT, telmisartan, hydrochlorothiazide, or any inactive component used to make Micardis HCT. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients in Micardis HCT.
  • Are allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs (also referred to as sulfa drugs). This includes certain types of antibiotics, diabetes medicines, and diuretics.
  • Have severe kidney disease.
  • Have severe liver disease.
  • Have diabetes and are also taking any medications that contain aliskiren (Tekturna®, Tekamlo®, Tekturna HCT®, Amturnide®, Valturna®), due to an increased risk for low blood pressure, high blood potassium, and kidney problems in this situation.

Micardis HCT Precautions and Warnings: A Summary

There are a number of situations in which Micardis HCT should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting Micardis HCT. However, it is possible that not all warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about any Micardis HCT precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
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