Use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring to evaluate the selective angiotensin II receptor antagonist, telmisartan, and other antihypertensive drugs.

Telmisartan (Micardis (R)) is a new, orally active, long-acting angio-tensin (Ang) II receptor antagonist that is effective in the treatment of hypertension. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) has emerged as an important method for evaluating the consistency of the antihypertensive effects of a drug throughout the dosing interval. ABPM was used to… CONTINUE READING