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Micardis Reviews

I would like to know how people are reacting to name brand Micardis 40 mg? I just started and am not sure if the side effects will get better over time. I.e., worse back pain (already have chronic back pain but seems to be worse since starting this), worse anxiety and depression, headache, stomach upset, general aches and pains in joints. I was on 80 mg of Lisinopril for 10 years ~ yes, 10 years! I had no problems with side effects or at least I thought I didn’t, but after being on it about 7 years I started to get bouts of severe gastritis which I blamed on too many steroid shots and also tinnitus. I had no idea that BP pills could cause so many long term side effects. I had to get off them when my pharmacy switched to Solco brand and they were terrible! Instant headache and seve...

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Accidental double dose of micardis 40mg and metoprolol 12.5mg

I accidentally took 40mg micardis for blood pressure and 12.5mg metoprolol twice this morning. I'm worried about what might happen? ## The NIH warns that you may experience more intense side effects than usual, which could include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. How are you doing? Did you experience any issues? Did you inform your doctor of the mistake? ## just want to set in iam on metoprolol 25 morning 50 at night i took lispril 12.5 also i take my 25 morning with listrol 50 mg metoprolol at night .

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Micardis (telmisartan)

BoehringerIngelheim/Abbott Laboratories ## what is the side effect of telmisartan micardis ## It is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. What dosage are you currently taking? Have you had any problems with taking it? Are you on any other medications?

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Stop taking Micardis

I take Micardis 40gm twice a day for many years, upon drop down blood pressure and doctor recommendation I reduce to one tablet and then to just one half tablet and then I stopped Mircardis completely after my reading become lowest 107/66. About 5 months no Micardis and BP is normaly, suddenly my reading increased and become 172/115, I suspect I eat too much salt from drinking bottled water I use in my home. Then I took Micardis again one tablet and then reduce to one half for about one month and then stopped, after 12 days of stopping my reading increased slowly for five days and yesterday become 172/105, now I have some headache in both left brain and eye. Yesterday and today I toke half tablet of Micarids and reading look noraml today. The reason I want to stopped Micardis because of...

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oval white pill with 52H

White pill with 52H on one side and two straight lines on backside. Please identify. ## a white oval pill with 52 h on one side and lines on the other ## Does it have the 52H twice on once side, with the lined logo on the other side? If so, it is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and they list it as being an 80mg Micardis tablets, which contains the active ingredient Telmisartan. It is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, increased urination, hypotension, and headache.

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High Blood pressure in 80 yr old

My regular MD.Mic doctor has prescribed Amlodipino 5mg. However a cardiologist has told me stop taking this drug, and had prescribed a drug called Micardis. I thought chloresterol was no longer considered a problem? Cardiologist also prescribed Atvastatin? Baby aspirin too, I read that Aspirin is no longer approved by the American Medical Association. Who knows what to believe. As someone who has never taken drugs and I'm 80 yrs.old,I don't know what to believe! ## Hello, Carol! How are you? Micardis contains the active ingredient Telmisartan, it is used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, hypotension, and increased urination. As to the cholesterol, it depends on ho...

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Micardis 40 mg

I have high blood pressure of 180, so the doctor gave me a sample of this medication and it works pretty good. Has anyone had side effects on this one? It would help to see if we match on this. ## I have had very high blood pressure readings in the the last 8 months, always told due to stress, was on avapro, but my doc has now put me on micardis 40mg, hopefully this will improve blood pressure was 193 over 90 last reading. For 6 weeks have had tingling, pins and needles in both arms, so bad have to get up 3 times every night to get sensation in arms, aching in all bones, left leg gave in while walking once, swelling in ankles, thumb and left elbow, headaches all the time, am taking nuerofen plus that is helping to relieve the pain as much as possible, neck pain, cannot lift a glass of w...

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Micardis - dizziness, anxiety, headaches

The doctor diagnosed me with hypertension and prescribed micardis. I'm experiencing headaches, dizziness, anxiety and all of this is affecting my quality of life. I've gone in for an ECG and CT scan and both reports say I have no problems. I stopped taking micardis today and the dizziness is still there but there's no anxiety. Could someone please tell me how long it would take for this medication to get out of my system? ## Those can be typical side effects of this medication, according to NIH studies, it can also cause nausea, increased urination, and hypotension. However, if you have hypertension, it is very important to get it under control, so rather than just stopping, you should consult your doctor about trying a different medication. It may take a few weeks for these...

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Micardis overdose

I took my 80mg of micardis at 9:30 and accidentally again at 10. In total I have had 160 mg within a span of 10 hrs. What should I do? ## Hello, Robyn! How are you? Did you experience any adverse effects? In most cases, doubling up just once will not cause any serious issues, according to NIH reports, but you may experience more severe side effects than usual, which may include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Are you on any other medications? ## i did not have any effects at all the dose was taken 10 hours after ist dose so i guess the time lapse made it ok. i did not feel any different i waited 24 hrs before my next dose thankyou robyn

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Taking coveram 5/5 for first time after being on Micardis 80+

I had been on Micardis 40 plus for several years and then put on Micardis 80+ for around 2yrs; started to have lots of issues with bp being all over the place and dizzy, tired etc. face flushed, full feeling at any sign of stress. My doctor has put me on the lowest dose of Coveram 5/5 and I am wondering what I can expect initially as Micardis was a different type of blood pressure medication? Many thanks. ## Hello, Sue! How are you? I'm happy to help you! As listed by the NIH, you may experience some rebound blood pressure and heart rate elevations, though they shouldn't hit dangerous levels, since you have replaced it with another medication. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, dry cough, increased urination and hypotension. ...

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BP of 130/50. Diastolic is very low for age 88

Age 88 female with pacemaker, has bp of 130 /50... Is low diastolic a problem?? Meds are 40 mg Micardis and twice a day of 5 mg Plendil. Has sciatic nerve problem. Taking .5 mg of clonazepam nightly to sleep. ## It really depends on whether or not it is causing you any symptoms, according to the NIH, such as dizziness, headache, or fainting. Are you experiencing any such symptoms? I also take blood pressure medications and my cardiologist told me that there was no need to worry, unless you are experiencing such problematic symptoms.

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Micardis 20mg with HCTZ 12.5 mg

I am 64 yr old female with HTN. ACE inhibitors caused severe muscle weakness, can't take Calcium Channel Blockers d/t GERD, so MD finally tried ARBs: Losartan Potassium caused paresthesia and PVCs (symptoms vanished right after drug dc'd). Then Rx'd HCTZ alone with good efficacy but d/t elevated readings in MD office, was changed to Micardis and HCTZ. Paresthesia returned. Micardis stopped, (back to HCTZ only), but paresthesia continues even after off Micardis x 6 weeks. How long can it take for paresthesia to stop? ## After 6 weeks it should have started to improve, already, unless some permanent nerve damage has been done, or if it's also being affected by the HCTZ, since it can also cause it as a side effect. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly includin...

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Back pain on Micardis

Hi there, I have been on Micardis 40 mg for 5 weeks & for at least 18 days I've been suffering from lower back pain. Has anyone suffered from this. I had been on Trandate for c.7 years due to pregnancy & breastfeeding but was originally on Micardis for c10 years with no side effects. I'm finding this back pain so debilitating. I'm going back to my gp on Monday but also have a physio appointment in case it's just a coincidence. Thanks ## It can be a side effect of this medication and I have experienced it myself from several blood pressure/cardiac medications. In all cases, I had to see my cardiologist and switch medications. Other side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Is there an...

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Co-Micardis 40/12,5 vs Micardis Plus 80

Hi, I have been on Co-Micardis 40/12,5 for 5 years now and bp is steady at 110/70. Recently moved to Saudi Arabia and today the Dr put me on Micardis 80 Plus, I think because of the language barrier as my bp tested normal. Can I take 1/2 tablet daily? ## Hello, Herb! How are you? They are listed as containing the same ingredients, Telmisartan and Hydrochlorotiazide, so you may want to take just half of a tablet, as long as your doctor approves. The language barrier might have caused some misunderstandings. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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How to use micardis?

I have been taking micardis 80 for a week now. I'm wondering if i'm making a big mistake because since the 1st day i did not follow the sequence written for every tablet like monday, tues, wed etc..but i'm taking the medicine everyday once a day.. Can somebody help me please? Thank you! ## Hello, Rence! How are you? No, that's fine, as long as you do take one each day, as prescribed. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Skin Rash from trepiline or not

My mom as Trigeminal neuralgia and severe Scolioses. Shes been back pain for years and they cant op. But the doctor prescribed Trepiline because she had severe negative reaction for the other drugs. She is also using Micardis for Blood pressure. She now started getting rash on her head and body and she get nausea all the time. We went back to the doctor he said its stress that causes the rash but she did had any. She's wondering if her medicines are clashing. She also take aspirin. She is so scared of tablets. I asked the doctor what about botox injections. What do you think. Please help isn't there any saver meds for these types of illness. Why do they make medicine with side effects ## Hello, Sharon! How is your mom doing? I'm very sorry about the problems she's having...

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abd distention

female 60,s good wt active still working very sensitive ti meds ,on micardis 80mg with 2xs week hctz ,does micardis in its history cause abd bloating ,it actually feels like diaphagm is being displaced ## Yes, the FDA does list gastrointestinal symptoms as being possible side effects of Micardis, it can also happen with the HCTZ. Other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and dehydration. It sounds like you may be having an acid reflux problem. Have you consulted your doctor to have it checked out?

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Micardis 80mg Bladder

After 5 years of taking Micardis, I read that it could be the cause of my Interstitial Cystitis (IC). DR stopped it & pain in bladder has subsided, but still have urethral burning. How long will it take for the Micardis to leave my system? I am now taking Clonidine I mg bid for BP. with some side effects from this med. ## Hello, Kermit! How are you? What side effects are you experiencing from the Clonidine? The FDA lists its typical ones as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia, constipation and diarrhea. How long ago did you stop the Micardis? Depending on how long you were taking it, it may take several weeks.

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withdrawal from micardis

I used micardis for 7 years and stopped taking it two months ago I now have stomach pain can the withdrawal of this drug be the problem?? ## Hello, Dawn! How are you? After 2 months, it is highly doubtful. Normal withdrawal effects would include nausea, dizziness, chills, elevated heart rate, diarrhea and elevated blood pressure. What medication did you replace it with? There many things that could cause stomach pain, according to the NIH, such as gastritis, ulcers, gas and etc. How often do you have the pain? Where is it located? Have you consulted your doctor?

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I was taking Micardis for a really long time, years. It was fine for a long time then my body started being poisoned by it. I had skin problems I never had before. My hair and eyelashes started falling out. I was very nauseated. I had the shakes. Finally I got so sick I had to hospitalized three times before they figured out it was the Micardis. I feel much better now. All my problems have completely disappeared except that it turned my hair that didn't fall out curly, which I never had curly hair before. Long term use of this product can make you very sick ## Hello, Leo! How are you doing? I'm very sorry about what happened to you. Micardis contains the active ingredient Telmisartan and according to the FDA, it has been known to cause such issues, so I'm surprised that the ...

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