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Benicar

olmesartan
Olmesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults. It is sometimes given together with other blood pressure medications. Olmesartan may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
olmesartan
DRUG TYPE
angiotensin II inhibitors

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do not use if you are pregnant. Stop using olmesartan and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant.

If you have diabetes, do not use olmesartan together with any medication that contains aliskiren (a blood pressure medicine).

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Benicar tablet 20 mg40 mg5 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Olmesartan Medoxomil tablet 20 mg40 mg5 mg

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