What is Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Micardis HCT Micardis Plus Predxal Plus Show all

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The combination of hydrochlorothiazide and telmisartan is used in the treatment of hypertension. Since it is a combination product it is not recommended for initial therapy.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan

Side effect Patients
Swelling 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan

Dosage Patients
1 daily 1
25-80 mg daily 1
12.5 mg-40 mg daily 1
12.5 mg-80 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 4 patients who’ve stopped taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan

Duration

Currently taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Telmisartan (Micardis) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Hydrochlorothiazide-Telmisartan

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subadmiral
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mood: Good
Cognition: Mild
Autonomic: Moderate
Head: moderate
Arms: severe
Legs: severe
Tremors: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MSA

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Feb 22, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg-40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The worst part of this drug is getting it out of its enclosure each day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 11, 2008 (Started Feb 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg-40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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