This medicine is for oral use only. Swallow this medication as a whole with water. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take this medication at a fixed time each day if it is indicated for everyday use.
Please consult a doctor especially before taking Micardis tab 40 mg. If you have any of the following conditions & contraindications:-
Hypersensitivity to telmisartan
Biliary obstructive disorders
Concomitant use with aliskiren in patients with DM or renal impairment
Severe hepatic impairment
2nd & 3rd trimesters of pregnancy
Please stop using this medication if you are experiencing these symptoms and conditions.
Micardis tab 40 mg Drug Interactions
Drug to drug interaction reaction of Micardis tab 40 mg varies from a person to another person. It is advisable to check with your doctor about all the possible drug interactions before starting the medication.
Potassium sparing diuretics
Potassium supplements and salt substitutes containing potassium
Direct renin-inhibitor aliskiren
This is an incomprehensive list of drug-to-drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Micardis tab 40 mg function. Do inform your doctor about all your current medications prior to consuming this drug.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
Tell your doctor if you have any other diseases or if you are taking any other medication
Do not discontinue the prescribed course
Alcohol Warning(Not Advisable)
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can further lower your blood pressure and may exaggerate some of the side effects of Micardis 40mg Tablet.
The use of Micardis 40mg Tablet is not recommended in the first trimester and it is not allowed during the second and third trimester. It is proved that Micardis 40mg Tablet will exert toxic effects on the human foetus during the second and third trimester.
Breastfeeding Warning(Limited Data)
There is no information available regarding the use of Micardis 40mg Tablet during breast-feeding, therefore, it is not recommended. Alternative treatments with better-established safety profiles during breast-feeding are preferable.
Driving Warning (Not Advisable)
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Micardis 40mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness or drowsiness, all of which could affect the ability to concentrate and drive.
Micardis 40mg Tablet effectively and safely reduces blood pressure and brought about the regression of proteinuria in diabetic and non-diabetic, hypertensive, proteinuric patients with chronic kidney disease, even in those with mild-to-moderate chronic renal failure.
Liver Warning(Limited information)
Occasional elevations of liver chemistries occurred in patients treated with Micardis 40mg Tablet. Dose adjustment may be required in patients with mild to moderate liver impairment. It is contraindicated in patients with severe liver impairment.
As with all medications, you may experience some side effects. Not everyone experiences it. This is not a cause for concern. However, it is so that you are aware of it.
There could be certain side-effects associated with the usage of the medication. Please refer to the list below:-
Urinary Tract Infection,
Upper Resp Tract Infection
Hypoglycaemia (in diabetic patients)
While some these symptoms are more common, there are a few rare symptoms that could also occur. If you are feeling any other symptoms (whether it is mentioned in the above list or not), please consult with a doctor immediately. Please, consult with a doctor if you are having rashes or blurry visions. Report if you experience any other symptoms as the above list may not be exhaustive. These symptoms become more prominent as when one is undergoing a long term therapy with this medication.
1. What should I do when I missed a dose of Micardis tab 40 mg?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to consume it as soon as possible when you notice. If the time to your next dosage is close, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try to not double the dosage.
2. I think I have accidentally overdosed from the prescribed quantity of Micardis tab 40 mg. Do I need to see a doctor?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Micardis tab 40 mg, please talk to a physician immediately as overdosage more than the prescribed quantity might lead to undesirable side-effects.
3. Am I allowed to drink alcohol after taking Micardis tab 40 mg?
No information available on the use of Micardis and alcohol. In any case, do not consume more than 90 mL a day.
4. Will the consumption of Micardis tab 40 mg affect the child that I am bearing?
Limited information is available about the usage of Micardis tab 40 mg during pregnancy. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Pregnant women can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.
5. I am currently nursing my baby. Is it safe to use Micardis tab 40 mg during breastfeeding or lactation?
Limited information is available about the usage of Micardis tab 40 mg during breastfeeding or lactation. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Lactating mother can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.
6. Am I able to drive when I consume Micardis tab 40 mg?
Not recommended. Micardis tab 40 mg might make you feel drowsy and may cause blurry vision. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.
7. Does Micardis tab 40 mg have an addictive property?
Please refer to the information on the package carefully.
8. What should I do if I mistakenly took an expired dose of Micardis tab 40 mg?
Consuming an expired dose of Micardis tab 40 mg by accident might not be harmful but do consult your physician for advice just to be safe in this matter.
9. Is it alright to use nutritional supplements such as Zincovit, D-rise 60k along with
Micardis tab 40 mg?
Yes, Micardis tab 40 mg can be taken with supplements. But, it is advisable for you to inform your physician about all the current medications as well supplements that you are currently taking before using this medicine.
10. Can you explain on the safety of the usage of Micardis tab 40 mg?
Micardis tab 40 mg is safe to use if taken in the prescribed dosage as suggested by the physician.
11. Do I have to gradually reduce the dosage of Micardis tab 40 mg or can it be stopped abruptly?
There are some drugs that cannot be stopped immediately as it can have some withdrawal symptoms. Consult with your doctor regarding the usage of the medication as well as withdrawal symptoms, if any.
12. In a day, how many times should I take Micardis tab 40 mg?
The dosage and frequency of Micardis tab 40 mg is based on your condition. Use the drug as instructed by your doctor. You can also follow the instruction that has been printed on the product insert.
Information last updated on: : Wed Jan 27 2021 08:09:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) 4.9
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