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A 43-year-old member asked:

Can telmisartan (micardis) cause side effects?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Yes: Any drug can cause side effects. However, you'll only know if you'll suffer from them if you take the drug. Therefore, only take medications when the potential for benefit exceeds the risk for side effects. Check out the following for more information re telmisartan's potential side effects: http://www.Drugs.Com/sfx/telmisartan-side-effects.Html.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

Telmisartan ( micardis) side effects bad?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Micardis (telmisartan): No. Very well tolerated BP medicine.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Telmisartan ( micardis) side effects?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
Generally well: Tolerated. Side effects include: low blood pressure, lightheadedness, kidney impairment, elevated potassium, back pain, diarrhea. Less common is angioedema and rarely anaphylaxis.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Telmisartan effects & side effects?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Micardis (telmisartan): Is an angiotensin ii receptor antagonist. (arb) very effective BP agent with very few side effects.

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