Micardis HCT Dosage
Generic name: TELMISARTAN 40mg, HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5mg
Dosage form: tablet
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2.1 Dosing Information
Initiate a patient whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled with telmisartan monotherapy 80 mg on MICARDIS HCT, 80 mg/12.5 mg once daily. Dose can be titrated up to 160 mg/25 mg after 2 to 4 weeks, if necessary.
Initiate a patient whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled by 25 mg once daily of hydrochlorothiazide, or is controlled but who experiences hypokalemia with this regimen on MICARDIS HCT 80 mg / 12.5 mg once daily. Dose can be titrated up to 160 mg/25 mg after 2 to 4 weeks, if necessary.
2.2 Dose Adjustment for Hepatic Impairment
Initiate patients with biliary obstructive disorders or hepatic insufficiency under close medical supervision using the 40 mg/12.5 mg combination. MICARDIS HCT tablets are not recommended for patients with severe hepatic impairment [see Use in Specific Populations (8.6), and Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].
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