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When can I stop taking Micardis?

You should not stop taking Micardis (telmisartan) to treat your high blood pressure, or hypertension, without talking to your doctor first, especially if you've just started taking it. Micardis needs some time to work. You may not notice the effects of Micardis for at least two weeks, when your blood pressure may start to decrease. The full benefits of Micardis may not kick in for four weeks.

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