Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. Amlodipine relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow. Telmisartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Telmisartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow. Amlodipine and telmisartan is a combination medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering blood pressure may lower your risk of a stroke or heart attack. Amlodipine and telmisartan may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Twynsta is a medicine that has the combination of amlodipine and telmisartan. When these two elements are combined, they treat high blood pressure. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that relaxes the blood vessels thus improving the blood flow. Telmisartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, which keeps the blood vessels from narrowing.