Micardis Oral Tablet 20Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Micardis: Oral tablet (20mg)

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Micardis 20mg Tab
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO  |  50H

What is this Medicine?

TELMISARTAN (tel mi SAR tan) is used to treat high blood pressure.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Micardis: Oral tablet(20mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Micardis 20mg Tablet

NDC: 005970039
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Reduction Of Cardiovascular Mortality, Stroke Prophylaxis, Myocardial Infarction Prophylaxis, Hypertension

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Proteinuria, Diabetic Nephropathy

Storage Information
Product should always be stored in the blister and only removed immediately before use
Protect from moisture
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Micardis 20mg Tablet
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Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO  |  50H
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Micardis 20mg Tablet

Breakdown Of Muscle Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Ulcer Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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