How it works
Telmisartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may also lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
Metoprolol is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), arrhythmias, heart attack, hypertension, heart failure and migraine headaches.
Common side effects
Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.
Metoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to the organ.