Generic Name : OLMESARTAN ABSTRACT – Benicar is used as a medication for high blood pressure, diabetic kidney disease...
Benicar is used as a medication for high blood pressure, diabetic kidney disease and in cases of heart failure. It prevents the tightening or constrictions in blood vessels hence lowering the blood pressure. It belongs to angiotensin II receptor antagonist class of drugs.
- Benicar has to be taken as directed by the doctors.
- Prescribed dosage:
Tablet: 5 mg, 20 mg , 40 mg
SIDE EFFECTS –
- Back pain
RARE SIDE EFFECTS:
- Patient can witness vomiting, regular nausea and weight loss.
- Treatment for long term leads to electrolyte abnormalities and gastrointestinal issues.
- It also results in severe weight loss.