TELMISARTAN-HCTZ 80/12.5MG TABS 28`S

KSh1,630.00

Telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide, sold under the brand name Micardis HCT among others, is a fixed-dose combination medication used to treat high blood pressure. It is a combination of telmisartan an angiotensin II receptor antagonist with hydrochlorothiazide a diuretic.
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INDICATIONS.

Treatment of essential hypertension.

Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide fixed dose combination (80 mg telmisartan/12.5 mg hydrochlorothiazide) is indicated in adults whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled on telmisartan alone.

DOSAGE.

Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide should be taken in patients whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled by telmisartan alone. Individual dose titration with each of the two components is recommended before changing to the fixed dose combination. When clinically appropriate, direct change from monotherapy to the fixed combination may be considered.

• Telmisartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 80 mg/12.5 mg may be administered once daily in patients whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled by telmisartan 80 mg.

Dosage range: 80-160 mg telmisartan/12.5-25 mg hydrochlorothiazide PO  once a day.

ADVERSE EFFECTS.

Upper respiratory infection

Urinary tract infection

Back pain

Diarrhea

Myalgia

Fatigue

Sinusitis

Peripheral edema

Chest pain

Hypertension

Dyspepsia

Headache

Dizziness

Pharyngitis

Anorexia

Epigastric distress

Hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension

Photosensitivity

Anaphylaxis

Anemia

Confusion

Erythema multiforme

Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Exfoliative dermatitis including toxic epidermal necrolysis

Dizziness

Hypokalemia and/or hypomagnesemia

Hyperuricemia

Headache

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