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Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide (By mouth)

Treats high blood pressure. This medicine contains an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and a diuretic (water pill).

Telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide combination 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 damage the blood vessels of the brain, heart, and kidneys, resulting in a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. A lower blood… Read more
Brand names include
Micardis HCT
Drug classes About this
Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist/Thiazide Combination

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