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Micardis HCT




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Telmisartan

Limited data are available with regard to overdosage of telmisartan in humans. The most likely manifestations of overdosage with telmisartan are hypotension, dizziness, and tachycardia; bradycardia could occur from parasympathetic (vagal) stimulation. If symptomatic hypotension should occur, supportive treatment should be instituted. Telmisartan is not removed by hemodialysis.

Hydrochlorothiazide

The most common signs and symptoms observed in patients with a hydrochlorothiazide overdose are those caused by electrolyte depletion (hypokalemia, hypochloremia, hyponatremia) and dehydration resulting from excessive diuresis. If digitalis has also been administered, hypokalemia may accentuate cardiac arrhythmias. The degree to which hydrochlorothiazide is removed by hemodialysis has not been established. The oral LD50 of hydrochlorothiazide is greater than 10 g/kg in both mice and rats.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

MICARDIS HCT is contraindicated:

  • In patients who are hypersensitive to any component of this product [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
  • In patients with anuria.
  • For co-administration with aliskiren in patients with diabetes [see DRUG INTERACTIONS].
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/6/2017

Overdosage
Contraindications

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