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Does Micardis HCT interact with other medications?

Micardis HCT (telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide) may interact with certain medications. Do not take Micardis HCT if you are taking lithium, ketanserin or dofetilide. Talk to your doctor about taking Micardis HCT if you are taking other ACE inhibitors, other diuretics or other hypertension medications. Talk to your doctor if you are taking corticosteroids, barbiturates, narcotics or adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). Also, talk to your doctor about taking Micardis HCT if you are taking any of the following:
  • colestipol
  • nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin or ibuprofen
  • cholestyramine
  • diazoxide
  • digoxin
  • nondepolarizing muscle relaxants
  • potassium or potassium-sparing diuretics
  • insulin or other diabetes medications
  • pressor amines
Talk to your doctor about any other prescription or over-the-counter drugs, vitamins or supplements you are taking, especially cough and cold relievers, diet aids or other products containing stimulants, no matter how mild.

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