What Micardis is used for?
Micardis medicine helps in treating high blood pressure (also called hypertension) and also helps in preventing cardiovascular complications, which includes death due to cardiovascular causes, in patients older than 55 years of age with coronary artery disease.
What Micardis contains?
Micardis contains telmisartan. Telmisartan belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin II receptor antagonists.
How Micardis work?
Telmisartan works by blocking the effect of angiotensin II. When the effect of angiotensin II is blocked, your blood vessels relax and your blood pressure goes down.
How to take Micardis?
Your doctor or pharmacist will tell you how many tablets you will need to take each day. This depends on your condition and whether or not you are taking any other medicines.
How much Micardis is safe for consumption?
The usual dose of Micardis is one 80 mg tablet once a day. Depending on how you respond to the treatment, your doctor may suggest a higher or lower dose. Swallow the tablet whole with a full glass of water.
How long to take Micardis?
Micardis helps to control your high blood pressure, and/or prevents you from developing cardiovascular complications, but does not cure it. It is important to keep taking Micardis every day even if you feel well.