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An angiotensin II receptor blocker drug, C33H30N4O2, used primarily to treat hypertension.

[telmi-, of unknown origin + -sartan, angiotensin II receptor blocker suffix; see losartan.]


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The male Wistar rats were randomly divided into six groups, as described: Control (n = 9): non-irradiated and non-treated (vehicle); 5 Gy (n = 7): irradiated and non-treated (vehicle); Telmisartan (n=9): non-irradiated and treated with telmisartan; Losartan (n = 9): non-irradiated and treated with losartan; 5 Gy + Telmisartan (n = 9): irradiated and treated with telmisartan; 5 Gy + Losartan (n = 8): irradiated and treated with losartan.
Objective: To evaluate and compare the effects of telmisartan and pioglitazone on peripheral insulin resistance in diabetic mice.
Telmisartan and ramipril are the one of the most commonly used ARB and ACE inhibitors for the treatment of hypertension, respectively.
Background: The efficacy and safety of telmisartan combined with clopidogrel, leflunomide, or both drugs for immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) are unclear.
In a mouse model, researchers found that small doses of the blood pressure drug telmisartan blocked production of one of the molecules in the protein's biological pathway, which leads to a dramatic decrease in inflammation.
Specifically telmisartan showed agonistic effect on PPAR gamma.
The aim of the present study is to comparatively evaluate the anti-hypertensive efficacy of Ramipril versus Telmisartan in stage 1 hypertensive patients (JNC VII) associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus as well as their tolerability and adverse effects profile.
Pharmaceutical company Mylan (NasdaqGS:MYL) reported on Tuesday the availability of Telmisartan Tablets USP, 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg, in the market.
Two drugs, telmisartan (Micardis) and valsartan (Diovan) were found to do a better job than three others--candesartan (Atacand), irbesartan (Avapro) or losartan (Cozaar)--at reducing hospital admissions for heart attack, heart failure and stroke in 54,000 Ontario seniors with diabetes.
of two major randomized clinical trials--ON TARGET (the Ongoing Telmisartan Alone and in Combination With Ramipril Global Endpoint Trial) and TRANSCEND (Telmisartan Randomised Assessment Study in Angiotension-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor-Intolerant Subjects With Cardiovascular Disease).
ONTARGET evaluated the effects of telmisartan (angiotensin II receptor antagonist), ramipril (angiotensin-converting enzyme/ACE inhibitor), or their combination.