What are the possible side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and telmisartan (Micardis HCT)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
In rare cases, hydrochlorothiazide and telmisartan can cause a condition that results in the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, leading to kidney failure. Call your doctor right away if you have muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness especially if you also have fever, nausea or vomiting, and dark colored urine.
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What are the precautions when taking telmisartan, hydrochlorothiazide (Micardis HCT)?
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to telmisartan or hydrochlorothiazide; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease (such as renal artery stenosis), liver disease, bile duct blockage, loss of too much body water and/or minerals (volume depletion, dehydration), untreated mineral imbalance (such as low or high potassium), gout, lupus.
This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such...
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