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Benicar

Olmesartan Medoxomil
Olmesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Olmesartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.
CHEMICAL NAME
Olmesartan Medoxomil
DRUG TYPE
High Blood Press/Heart Disease

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This drug can cause serious (possibly fatal) harm to an unborn baby if used during pregnancy. It is important to prevent pregnancy while taking this medication. Consult your doctor for more details and to discuss the use of reliable forms of birth control while taking this medication. If you are planning pregnancy, become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor right away.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Benicar Tablet 5 Mg40 Mg20 Mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Olmesartan Medoxomil Tablet 40 Mg20 Mg5 Mg

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