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When using Twynsta to treat high blood pressure, the typical recommended dosage is 40/5 mg or 80/5 mg once daily. However, your amount will depend on several factors, such as your blood pressure, how you respond to the medication, and other drugs you are taking. If necessary, your healthcare provider may increase your dose of Twynsta after at least two weeks.

An Introduction to Dosing With Twynsta

The dose of Twynsta® (telmisartan/amlodipine) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your blood pressure
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 

Twynsta Dosage for High Blood Pressure

Twynsta contains two high blood pressure medications -- telmisartan (Micardis®) and amlodipine (Norvasc®). If you have already been taking the individual components as separate tablets and your blood pressure is controlled, you will likely be started on a similar dose of Twynsta. If your blood pressure is still high, your healthcare provider may choose to start you on a higher dose.
 
If you have been taking one of the components of Twynsta without adequate blood pressure control, your initial Twynsta dosage will likely be a similar strength. Your healthcare provider may increase this amount, if necessary, after at least two weeks of treatment.
 
The usual starting dose for high blood pressure treatment in people who are not already taking other high blood pressure medication is Twynsta 40/5 mg or Twynsta 80/5 mg. If necessary, this may be increased after at least two weeks of treatment. The maximum recommended Twynsta dose is 80/10 mg once daily.
 
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