The uses of Micardis Plus include: This medication is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medication is a combination of two drugs. Telmisartan works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.
Hydrochlorothiazide increases the amount of urine you make, removing extra water and salt from your body. Telmisartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers, and hydrochlorothiazide is commonly called a "water pill" or diuretic.