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Available by prescription only, telmisartan/amlodipine is approved for treating high blood pressure. This combination medication helps to lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and improving the efficiency of the heart. The drug comes in tablet form and is taken once daily. Possible side effects include swelling, back pain, and dizziness.
What Is Telmisartan/Amlodipine?Telmisartan/amlodipine (Twynsta®) is a combination medication used to treat high blood pressure (known medically as hypertension). As the name implies, it contains telmisartan (Micardis®) and amlodipine (Norvasc®).
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, telmisartan/amlodipine can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
- Swelling (edema) in the hands, ankles, or feet
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Back pain.