MICARDIS 80/25 PLUS 25 TAB $; telmisartan, hydrochlorothiazide, cardiovascular agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF MICARDIS 80/25 PLUS 25 TAB $
Each tablet contains 80 mg telmisartan and 25 mg hydrochlorothiazide.
INDICATION OF MICARDIS 80/25 PLUS 25 TAB $
Micardis Plus 80 mg /25 mg is used to treat high blood pressure (essential hypertension) in adults. whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled by Micardis Plus 80 mg /12.5 mg or in patients who have been previously stabilized by telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide given separately.
DOSAGE OF MICARDIS 80/25 PLUS 25 TAB $
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
Always take Micardis Plus exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The recommended dose of Micardis Plus is one tablet a day. Try to take the tablet at the same time each day. You can take Micardis Plus with or without food. The tablets should be swallowed with some water or other non-alcoholic drink. It is important that you take Micardis every day until your doctor tells you otherwise. If your liver is not working properly, the usual dose not exceed 40 mg / 12.5 mg once a day. If you forget to take Micardis: If you forget to take a dose, do not worry. Take it as soon as you remember then carry on as before. If you do not take your tablet on one day, take your normal dose on the next day. Do not take a double dose to make up for forgotten individual doses. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
OVER-DOSAGE OF MICARDIS 80/25 PLUS 25 TAB $
If you take more Micardis Plus than you should : If you accidently take too many tablets, contact your doctor, pharmacist, or your nearst hospital emergency department immediately.
CONTRA-INDICATION OF MICARDIS 80/25 PLUS 25 TAB $
If you are allergic to telmisartan or any other ingredients of this medicine. If you are allergic to hydrochlorothiazide or to any other sulfonamide-derived medicines. If you are pregnant. If you have severe liver problems such as cholestasis or biliary obstruction (problems with drainage of the bile from the liver and gall bladder) or any other severe liver disease. If you have Severe kidney disease. If your doctor determines that you have low potassium levels or high calcium levels in your blood that do not get better with treatment. If you have diabetes or impaired kidney function and you are treated with a blood pressure lowering medicine containing aliskiren. If any of the above applies to you, tell your doctor or pharmacist before taking Micardis.
STORAGE OF MICARDIS 80/25 PLUS 25 TAB $
Store below 30 °C, in a dry place. Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after “EXP”. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. You should store your medicine in the original package in order to protect the tablets from moisture. Remove your Micardis tablet from the blister only directly prior to intake.
PACK OF MICARDIS 80/25 PLUS 25 TAB $
Micardis Plus is available in blister packs containing 14, 28 , 56, 84 or 98 tablets, or unit dose blister packs containing 28, 30 or 90 tablets .
MICARDIS 80/25 PLUS 25 TAB $ MANUFACTURED BY
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG Binger Str. 173 55216 Ingelheim am Rhein Germany.