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Micardis HCT

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. Telmisartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Telmisartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow. Hydrochlorothiazide and telmisartan is a combination medicine is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering blood pressure may lower your risk of a stroke or heart attack. Hydrochlorothiazide and telmisartan may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
angiotensin II inhibitors with thiazides


Frequently Asked Questions

Do not use if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant, stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor right away.

You should not use this medicine if you are unable to urinate.

If you have diabetes, do not use hydrochlorothiazide and telmisartan together with any medication that contains aliskiren (a blood pressure medicine).

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Micardis HCT tablet 12.5 mg-40 mg12.5 mg-80 mg25 mg-80 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan tablet 12.5 mg-40 mg12.5 mg-80 mg25 mg-80 mg

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