|Manufacturer:||Boehringer Ingelheim manufactures Micardis.|
|Uses:||The uses of Micardis include:|
This drug is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure reduction helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
This drug works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, causing them to widen. Telmisartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers.