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Changed BP tablet from Losartan to Telma 80 due to increase in BP. Which one is better?

I was taking losar-h in the morning and losartan 25 evening for bp for last 5 years..BP was maintained 125/ 80 all these years. lately I took 24 HR urine protein It was found to be 100mg/24 hduring a recent test. BP has also increased to 140/94. Now when I contacted another doctor he has prescribed telma80 , just in the morning. Please advise if this is better?Iam also taking amaryi m2 for diabetics.
Asked On : Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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Thanks for your query.
24 hour urine protein excretion
If you have Diabetes your target BP is 130/80.
Telma acts in the same fashion as losar but you can take it once a day as it is long acting.
It is one of the preferred class of drugs for someone with HTN and DM.
Hope this answers all your queries.
Good luck.
Answered: Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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