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Drug Interactions With Telmisartan

When certain medicines are taken together, there is a possibility of developing drug interactions. With telmisartan, drugs such as potassium supplements or potassium-sparing diuretics may cause an interaction. Not only can drug interactions with telmisartan cause your body to metabolize the medicines differently than intended, but they may also result in side effects such as extremely low blood pressure or excessive drug levels in your blood.

Drug Interactions With Telmisartan: An Overview

Telmisartan (Micardis®) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of these telmisartan 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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Telmisartan (Micardis)

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