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(also known as Telmisartan)

Telmisartan belongs to the class of medicines called angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARB). It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).

High blood pressure adds to the workload of the heart and arteries. If it continues for a long time, the heart and arteries may not function properly. This can da... continue

Treatment Success Rate

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High Blood Pressure
Heart Failure
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Overall, 83% (47 Members) find Micardis helpful

Micardis Reviews

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on this for 9 years. BP well under control
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on 40mg daily
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my blood pressure has been controlled with Micardis 40mg but sometimes when I am not in stable condition psycologiclly it begins to be out of control I am with pacemaker
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I've been on Micardis for a year and a half and it works fairly well, no side effects
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recent addition of Micardis HCT version, got the blood pressure back down.
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Working good so far
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I am now taking micardis with HCT and it is working. I take it at night, and it is terrific to helping me sleep, and with sleep, I am feeling better during the day.
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I take Micardis 80 mg 12.5 Hctz. It has worked for five years but recently I have had to add 12.5 more Hctz to my daily intake.
Short term use as it didn't work as well as lisinopril. Wasn't on long enough to know about side effects.
Working / Worked
Well controlled
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