Benicar HCT(Olmesartan HCT)
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How Does Benicar HCT Work?Chemical Name OLMESARTAN (ole-me-SAR-tan)
Benicar HCT (Olmesartan HCT)
Benicar HCT contains two medicines, Hydrochlorothiazide and Olmesartan.
Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic (water pill) that helps with the prevention of liquid retention in your body that occurs from absorbing too much salt.
Olmesartan is in a class of medications called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB). Olmesartan relaxes blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure so that blood can flow more efficiently.
The blend of hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan is used to cure and prevent hypertension (high blood pressure)
Buy Benicar HCT if you observe symptoms such as:
- High levels of blood pressure
- Kidney issues
- Heart issues
Benicar HCT tablets contain the active ingredients Olmesartan medoxomil and Hydrochlorothiazide. The inactive ingredients include:
- Lactose monohydrate
- Low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose
- Magnesium stearate
- Microcrystalline cellulose
- Red iron oxide
- Titanium dioxide
- Yellow iron oxide
Take Benicar HCT generic or Benicar HCT just as recommended by your doctor. Do not consume the medicine in greater or lesser quantities or for longer than suggested. Follow the instructions on the medicine label.
Patients whose blood pressure is not sufficiently controlled with olmesartan therapy are recommended to take 40-12.5 mg once every day. Dosage can be taken up to 40-25 mg if obligatory.
Patients whose blood pressure is not sufficiently controlled with HCT therapy and who face hostile reactions of hydrochlorothiazide should take 20-12.5 mg once every day. Dosage can be taken up to 40-25 mg if compulsory.
Take Benicar HCT generic or Benicar HCT with at least 8 ounces of water. Visit your doctor regularly to keep your blood pressure levels in check. Do not stop using the medicine, even if you feel fine. High blood pressure usually has no indications.
Before taking Benicar HCT, inform your doctor if you have any other medical issues or are using other medicines. This medicine contains inactive ingredients, which can trigger allergic reactions. Discontinue the medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Immediately seek help if you experience any of the side effects mentioned above.
The adverse reactions you might experience with this medicine are:
- Swollen tongue, throat, and face
- Weak eyesight
- Body pain
Product Code: 9297
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