Micardis Drug Interactions

When medicines such as diuretics or digoxin are taken with Micardis, drug interactions can occur. Some interactions may significantly increase the drug levels in your blood, while others may decrease your blood pressure too much or cause your body to metabolize the medicines differently than intended. Other medicines that may potentially cause Micardis drug interactions include potassium-sparing diuretics and potassium supplements.

An Overview of Interactions With Micardis

Micardis® (telmisartan) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of these Micardis interactions can include:
 
 
 
   
  • Potassium-containing products, such as:
     
    • Potassium chloride (K-Dur®, Klor-Con®, Micro-K®)
    • Potassium citrate (Urocit-K®, Polycitra-K®)
    • Potassium gluconate
    • Potassium phosphate (Neutra-Phos-K®, K-Phos®)
    • Salt substitutes (used to flavor food).
 
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