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Clinical Effects

Clinical studies have shown that telmisartan/amlodipine works better than the individual components at lowering blood pressure. In one study, after eight weeks of treatment, people given this combination drug had lower blood pressure, on average, than those given either telmisartan or amlodipine alone.

When and How to Take Telmisartan/Amlodipine

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with telmisartan/amlodipine include the following:
  • Telmisartan/amlodipine comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth once a day.
  • Make sure to take your dose at the same time each day to keep an even level in your blood.
  • The tablets can be taken with or without food. Try taking them with food if the medicine seems to bother your stomach.
  • This medication comes in an individual blister package. Do not remove the tablet from the blister until you are ready to take it.
  • Make sure you know how to open the blister package before taking telmisartan/amlodipine. If you are unsure how to open the blister, your healthcare provider or pharmacist can help.
  • For telmisartan/amlodipine to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Storage Information

Telmisartan/amlodipine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. This medication comes in blister packaging. Do not remove tablets from the blister until right before you take them. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

Is There a Generic Version?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Twynsta for more information).
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Telmisartan/Amlodipine Drug Information

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