Medicine Overview of Micartel Tablet
Side effects of Micartel Tablet
Dizziness, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
How to use Micartel Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Micartel 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Micartel Tablet works
Micartel 20mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
In Depth Information on Micartel Tablet
Expert advice for Micartel Tablet
- Micartel can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
- It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
- Micartel may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Micartel 20mg Tablet
Taking Telmisartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Micartel 20mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor....
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Micartel 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Micartel 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Micartel 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Micartel 20mg Tablet is recommended.+more
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure, creatinine, and potassium levels may be advised while you are taking this medicine....
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure, creatinine, and potassium levels may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Micartel 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Micartel 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Micartel 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Micartel 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Tacromus 0.25mg Capsule
If you miss a dose of Telmisartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Micartel 20mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Telmisartan
Micartel is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Micartel is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and to reduce cardiovascular events (i.e. heart attack or stroke) in adults who are at risk because they have a reduced or blocked blood supply to the heart or legs, or have had a stroke or high-risk diabetes.
No, Micartel is not a blood thinner, it is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
No, Micartel is not an ACE inhibitor. It is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB).
Q. Can I take Micartel with paracetamol?
Yes, Micartel can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen. However it may occur, please consult your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Use of Micartel can cause cough but this is a very uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a cough while taking Micartel.
Micartel has not seen to be associated with erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this problem while taking Micartel.
Yes, Micartel can cause hyperkalemia (increased potassium level in blood). A regular monitoring of blood potassium levels may be advised by your doctor while you are taking this medicine.
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Micartel. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience an excessive change in your weight while taking Micartel.
Hair loss has not been reported as a side effect with Micartel. This could be due to some other cause or condition. Please consult your doctor.
Micartel is not known to cause a headache. Please consult your doctor in case you experience a headache when you are taking Micartel.
Weight loss has not been reported as a side effect of Micartel. Talk to your doctor if you experience marked weight loss while taking this medicine as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
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