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Warnings and Precautions With Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide

Before starting any medication, it's important to be aware of the relevant precautions and warnings. With telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide, certain side effects are possible, including extreme low blood pressure, electrolyte imbalance, or decreased kidney function. Precautions and warnings with telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide also extend to people who are allergic to any components of the medication, have severe liver or kidney disease, or are allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs.

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

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide (Micardis HCT®) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
  • Are on dialysis
  • Drink alcohol regularly
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may currently be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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Telmisartan and Hydrochlorothiazide

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