What does Micardis Plus do?

What does Micardis Plus do?

Micardis Plus is used to lower high blood pressure (hypertension). Everyone has blood pressure. This pressure helps your blood move around your body. Your blood pressure may be different at different times of the day, depending on how busy or worried you are.

When is the best time to take Micardis Plus?

Take Micardis Plus at about the same time each day, either morning or evening. Taking it at the same time each day will have the best effect. It will also help you remember when to take it. You can take Micardis Plus with or without food.

Is Micardis a good blood pressure medicine?

Telmisartan (Micardis) is a safe drug when used as directed by your doctor with careful monitoring. It lowers blood pressure and protects the heart and kidneys, but in rare cases can lead to heart and kidney problems.

What are side effects of Micardis Plus?

What Are Side Effects of Micardis?

  • dizziness,
  • lightheadedness,
  • blurred vision, or.
  • back pain as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • Other side effects of Micardis include stuffy nose,
  • sinus pain,
  • cough,
  • stomach pain,

When should I take Micardis 80 mg?

Try to take the tablet at the same time each day. You can take Micardis with or without food. The tablets should be swallowed with some water or other non-alcoholic drink. It is important that you take Micardis every day until your doctor tells you otherwise.

Can I take Micardis Plus twice a day?

Micardis Plus helps control your high blood pressure but does not cure it. It is important to keep taking Micardis Plus every day even if you feel well.

What is Micardis 80 mg used for?

Micardis blocks the effect of angiotensin II so that the blood vessels relax, and your blood pressure is lowered. Micardis is used to treat essential hypertension (high blood pressure) in adults. ‘Essential’ means that the high blood pressure is not caused by any other condition.

Is 80 mg of telmisartan a lot?

Dosage to reduce the risk of a heart attack, stroke, or death from heart disease. For people 55 years and older who cannot take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, the typical dose is 80 mg, taken by mouth, once daily.

What are the side effects of telmisartan 80 mg?

Telmisartan side effects

  • sinus pain and congestion.
  • back pain.
  • diarrhea.
  • sore throat.
  • flu-like symptoms, such as fever and body aches.
  • upset stomach.
  • muscle pain.
  • headache.

Can I take Micardis 80 mg twice a day?

Adults—At first, 40 milligrams (mg) once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed. However, the dose is usually not more than 80 mg per day.

Can I stop taking Micardis?

You can stop taking the blood pressure drug Micardis HCT (telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide) when you and your doctor together decide it is time for you to stop. Do not stop taking Micardis HCT without consulting your doctor.

How long does Micardis take to work?

It will take about 2 weeks for reductions in blood pressure to become noticeable and another 2 weeks until the full effects of the medication are realized. People with reduced liver function are usually given 40 mg once daily to start.