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telmisartan effects & side effects?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Micardis (telmisartan): Is an angiotensin ii receptor antagonist. (arb) very effective BP agent with very few side effects.
Answered on Nov 15, 2018
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