Are there negative interactions possible between Micardis (Telmisartan) and alcohol or food?
You should not drink alcoholic beverages while taking Micardis (Telmisartan). Alcohol can lower your blood pressure and increase the side effects of this medication.
Also, do not take any potassium supplements or salt substitutes while taking Micardis (Telmisartan), unless your doctor has told you to. This medication can raise your potassium levels, which, in rare cases, can cause serious side effects, such as muscle weakness or a very slow heartbeat.