Micardis Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • Backache
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Ulcer

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Throat Irritation
  • Urinary Tract Infection

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Abnormal Heart Electrical Signals
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Anemia
  • Angina, Or Chest Pain Due To Partial Blockage Of Blood Flow In The Heart Arteries
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Chest Pain
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Fainting
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of A Tendon
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Intermittent Claudication, A Temporary Blockage Of Blood Vessels In The Legs Resulting In Pain
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Slow Heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Migraine Headache
  • An Increased Need To Urinate Often
  • Cough
  • Cramps
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Gas
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Head Pain
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • High Amount Of Uric Acid In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Indigestion
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nervousness
  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Pain
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Skin Redness
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Visible Water Retention

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