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Who Should Avoid Telmisartan?

Who Should Not Take Telmisartan?

You should not take telmisartan if you:
  • Are allergic to Micardis, telmisartan, or any inactive component used to make the telmisartan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
  • 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.

Warnings and Precautions With Telmisartan: A Summary

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