What is Telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide?

Telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide (INNs, trade names MicardisPlus or Micardis HCT) is an antihypertensive drug combination of an angiotensin II receptor antagonist with hydrochlorothiazide, the most common diuretic to be combined with other blood pressure lowering substances.

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I'm a 40 year old AF AM female with no history of heart trouble. Prescribed micardis hct 40/12.5, and aderal. Stoped taking micardis about three...

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Welcome to XXXXXXX Thanks for your query.

Micardis HCT(Telmisartan+Hydrochlorothiazide) is prescribed as once daily tablet.

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i am currently taking maicardis plus 80 and am having leg cramps dryness of the mouth I remember having these effects with lipitor and coveram what...

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The drug that you refer has two components:telmisartan and...

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I am of 57 yrs age. My Blood Pressure as checked is 145 / 95 to 100. For the last 3 months I am taking TELMISARTAN 40 mg,...

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Swelling of ankle & feet is a common side effect of drugs like amlodipine. This is because of their effect on peripheral blood...

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