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Taking Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Safely

Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Prior to taking telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide, talk to your healthcare provider if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Micardis HCT and Pregnancy)
  • Are on dialysis
  • Drink alcohol regularly
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
Do not take any salt substitutes containing potassium or potassium supplements without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.
 
(Click Warnings and Precautions With Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose of Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide?

People who take too much telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide may have overdose symptoms that include an extremely low blood pressure or increased heart rate.
 
If you happen to overdose on telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Micardis HCT Overdose for more information.)
 
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