Micardis (Telmisartan) is used to treat mild to moderate high blood pressure. Telmisartan belongs to a group of medications known as angiotensin II receptor antagonists. This medication reduces blood pressure by blocking the actions of a chemical (angiotensin II) that causes blood vessels to constrict or tighten. Micardis is also used to reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack, or death from heart problems in people who are at least 55 years old with risk factors for serious heart disorders.
The brand Micardis comes from UK and Canada and is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. The generic comes from India and Canada. This medication is available in the strengths of 20mg, 40mg and 80mg.
Micardis Side Effects
Common side effects include:
• Feeling tired;
• Headache, dizziness, tired feeling;
• Mild skin rash;
• Stomach pain, diarrhea;
• Stuffy nose, sinus pain, coughs;
Serious side effects include:
• Chest pain, feeling short of breath;
• Feeling like you might pass out;
• Painful or difficult urination;
• Swelling in your hands or feet
Do not use Micardis if you are allergic to Telmisartan. Do not use this medication if you are pregnant. Stop using this medicine and inform your doctor if you become pregnant. It is unknown whether Telmisartan passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Inform your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby before you start taking this medication.
The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.
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