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Telmisartan Coupon - Telmisartan 80mg tablet
TelmisartanGeneric Micardis
Telmisartan (Micardis) is a moderately priced drug used to treat high blood pressure. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic telmisartan is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of telmisartan is around $17.65, 88% off the average retail price of $149.20. Compare ARBs.
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Telmisartan Coupon - Telmisartan 80mg tablet
telmisartan(generic)
tablet
80mg
30 tablets

Telmisartan Latest News

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High Blood Pressure Medications: ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBs

Roni Shye
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In the land of high blood pressure medications, ACE inhibitors and ARBs are pretty standard. That means that if you are being treated for high blood pressure, you’re likely to be on one of these medications. ACE inhibitors and ARBs represent two groups of drugs that treat hypertension, but they differ in how they work and their side effects.

What is hypertension?

Hypertension (aka. high blood pressure) is when the pressure in your blood vessels is too high. See More

These Drugs Can Mess With Your Potassium

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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It’s not being overly dramatic to say that abnormal levels of potassium may actually kill you. Serum (bloodstream) potassium is an electrolyte, and imbalances are called hyperkalemia (when too high) and hypokalemia (when too low). Cardiac arrhythmias are a known serious outcome of both hypo- and hyperkalemia, and national statistics indicate that almost half of 1% of emergency department visits and 2% of hospitalizations for high potassium end in death. See More

Valsartan Too Expensive? See If You Can Switch to a Cheaper Option

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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If you’ve been on Diovan or the generic version valsartan, and are being told by your insurance it will no longer be covered—you need a plan. Can you switch to losartan (Cozaar) or another medication to save money?

Though valsartan is the generic version of Diovan it’s still expensive. Both valsartan and losartan are ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers); out of the ARBs, losartan has been around the longest.

Here are some simple things to know if you’ve been told to switch your ARB to losartan:

  • The benefits of losartan include controlling blood pressure, slowing the progression of diabetic kidney disease (nephropathy), and decreasing stroke risk in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy.
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New Micardis Generic Approved: Telmisartan

Roni Shye
Roni Shye -

Telmisartan, the generic version of Micardis, was approved last week by the FDA for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and reducing the risk of cardiovascular events like heart attack or stroke.

What is telmisartan (Micardis), and what similar drugs are available?
Telmisartan is an angiotension receptor blocker (aka ARB). This class of medications is often reserved for those patients who are unable to tolerate a different type of blood pressure reducing medications known as ACE inhibitors. See More

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