TELMISARTAN - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Micardis
Phonetic Pronunciation: (tel-mi-SAR-tan)
Information last revised October 2010
What does TELMISARTAN - ORAL look like?
Micardis 80 mg Tab
Micardis 40 mg Tab
Micardis 20 mg Tab
This drug is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure reduction helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This drug works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, causing them to widen. Telmisartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers.
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