Micardis Drug

Important Information about Micardis Drug

  • The generic name of micardis is telmisartan.
  • Micardis is in a collection of drugs called angiotensin ii receptor antagonists.
  • Micardis is used to take care of high blood pressure (hypertension).
  • Before taking micardis consult doctor if you have diseases like kidney, liver, heart disease.
  • Side effects like painful or difficult urination, chest pain, feeling short of breath may occur due to the use of micardis.

Serious side effects such as:

  • feeling like you might pass out;
  • painful or difficult urination;
  • chest pain;
  • feeling short of breath, even with mild exertion; or
  • swelling in your hands or feet.

Less serious Micardis side effects may include:

  • runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, cough;
  • back pain;
  • stomach pain, diarrhea;
  • headache, dizziness;
  • tired feeling;
  • weakness; or
  • increased sweating.