Benicar (Olmesartan) for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Benicar is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension. Benicar is also known by its drug name, Olmesartan.

Benicar is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB). ARBs are believed to work by relaxing the blood vessels.

How do I take it?
Benicar is generally taken once daily.

Benicar comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Benicar lists common side effects including dizziness.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Benicar include fetal toxicity and low blood pressure.

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