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More Info on Drug Interactions With Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide

Other Blood Pressure Medicines
When you are taking telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide with another high blood pressure medication, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to minimize the chances of developing this interaction, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and/or change the dose of either medicine.
 
Alcohol
When telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide is taken with alcohol, your blood pressure may decrease too much. Talk with your healthcare provider about drinking alcohol while taking telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide.
 
Barbiturates
When taking telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide with a barbiturate, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to minimize the chances of developing this interaction, your healthcare provider may change the dose of either medicine, start you on a lower dose of telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide, and/or monitor you more closely.
 
Narcotics
When you are taking telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide with a narcotic, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to prevent this interaction from occurring, your healthcare provider may change the dose of either medicine, start you on a lower dose of telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide, and/or monitor you more closely.
 
Cholestyramine
Cholestyramine can bind to telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide in the digestive tract and decrease its absorption into the body. Telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide 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 telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide in the digestive tract and decrease its absorption into the body. Take telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide at least one hour before or four to six hours after colestipol has been given to avoid this drug interaction.
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