Benicar Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Olmesartan medoxomil
OLMESARTAN (Benicar™) helps lower blood pressure to normal levels. It controls high blood pressure, but it is not a cure. High blood pressure can damage your kidneys, and may lead to a stroke or heart failure. So Benicar helps prevent these things from happening. Benicar is in a class of drugs known as angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Benicar prevents the constriction (narrowing) of blood vessels (veins and arteries).
Uses of Benicar
Side Effects of Benicar
If you are taking this medication, then discuss the side effects with your doctor. If you feel any change in intensity, then you should tell your doctor. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Benicar. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Benicar:
Drug Interaction :-
If you are taking certain drugs with Benicar, then it may decreased, increased or altered the effects of Benicar medicine. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Benicar with the following:
When you are taking Benicar, and you feel that overdose is suspected then contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of an Benicar overdose may include:-
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