Benicar - Olmesartan Tablets

Benicar - Olmesartan Tablets

olmesartan Medoxomil Tablets

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Benicar and Benicar HCT helps in lowering of high blood pressure. Benicar HCT tablets have a specific medical agent to block angiotensin II. This chemical tends to enhance the raised blood pressure by causing blood vessels to tighten and narrow.
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Details

Brief description:

Benicar HCT tablet is used to treat high blood pressure. Benicar HCT is a combination of angiotensin II receptor blocker and diuretic.

Mechanism of action:

Benicar and Benicar HCT helps in lowering of high blood pressure. Benicar HCT tablets have a specific medical agent to block angiotensin II.  This chemical tends to enhance the raised blood pressure by causing blood vessels to tighten and narrow.

Dosage and how to use:

Benicar HCT should be taken with or without food.

The dose should not be taken in smaller and larger than the recommended amount.

Contraindications:

The medicine is contraindicated in following conditions-

  • If the woman is pregnant and breastfeeding female.
  • The medicine is contraindicated in case of children and geriatric patients.
  • The medicine is contraindicated to be used if someone is unable to urinate.
  • The medicine is contraindicated in people who are taking dofetilide or ketanserin.

Drug interactions:

Various drugs interact with Benicar HCT tablets are alcohol, barbiturates, narcotics, skeletal muscle relaxants, non depolarizing agents and digitalis glycosides.

Side effects:

The side effects associated with the use of Benicar HCT tablets are dizziness, bronchitis, pain in back, muscle pain, stomach pain, lightheadedness, nausea and diarrhoea.

Missed dose:

The dose should not be missed. In case if dose is missed, it should be taken as soon as remember unless it is the time of next dose. Skip the missed dose if it is the time of next dose.

Overdose:

Overdosing of the medicine can be fatal, so avoid excess intake of medicine in order to prevent from adverse effects.

Safety measures:

  • The extra amount of fluid is recommended to be taken while using Benicar HCT tablets.
  • Benicar HCT enhances the amount of urine. So in order to keep this drug from disturbing sleep, try to take the dose before 6 pm.
  • The drug may cause dizziness, so get up slowly from sitting or lying position.

Storage:

The medicine should be stored properly at room temperature away from direct heat, light and moisture. It should be kept away from children and pets.