What are the side effects of telmisartan amlodipine?

Side effects of telmisartan-amlodipine range from mild to severe. Some individuals experience no side effects at all. Some more common side effects of telmisartan-amlodipine include: stomach pain, nausea, tiredness, mild back pain, dizziness, flushing and diarrhea. Side effects may occur as your body adjusts to the medicine and may subside in time. Speak with your physician should any side effects become prolonged or bothersome. Many of the following side effects are rare, but if you experience any of them after taking telmisartan amlodipine, see your doctor as soon as possible: rash, hives, itching; difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips or tongue; unusual hoarseness; change in the amount of urine produced; chest pain; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; numbness of an arm or leg; dizziness; muscle pain or aches; severe headaches or vomiting; sudden unexplained weight gain; sudden vision changes; swelling of the feet, ankles or hands; yellowing of the eyes or skin.

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