Benicar (Olmesartan Medoxomil)

What conditions and diseases is Benicar used for the treatment or management of?

Benicar is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. ... Benicar is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) indicated for the treatment ...

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What are the active ingredients of Benicar?

The active ingredients in Benicar include:

What class of drug is Benicar?

Benicar belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets


Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:


This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Benicar Information Guide

Trade Name:
Generic Name of Benicar:
Availability of Benicar:
Prescription Drug

Benicar is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Angiotensin 2 Receptor Blocker.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Benicar include:

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How is the dosage of Benicar calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Benicar. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

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Drugs may have a number of warnings associated with their use. What are the warnings regarding the use of Benicar?

Some of the warnings are below. Any use of Benicar needs to heed warnings surrounding the following:

  • Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality
  • Hypotension in Volume- or Salt-Depleted Patients
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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Benicar?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Benicar for use in particular situations such as the following:

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What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Benicar?

Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Benicar for use, include the following:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Benicar?

The inactive ingredients contained in Benicar are:

  • Hydroxypropyl Cellulose
  • Hypromelloses
  • Lactose monohydrate
  • Hydroxypropyl cellulose, low substituted
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Talc
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Ferric oxide yellow

Product Formulation Information: Benicar

Company that labels Benicar:
Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply DBA Quality Care Products LLC
Strength of Benicar:
40 mg/1
Form of Benicar:
Tablet (Film Coated)
How is Benicar taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Benicar is effective:
22nd February, 2012


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