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How and Where to Buy Benicar HCT?
Canadian Pharmacy World offers brand and generic Benicar HCT at huge discounts. Our Canadian International Pharmacy offers RX and OTC medications online and over the phone from suppliers in Canada as well as other countries around the world. For more information and further details on How To Order
, please call Customer Service at 1866-485-7979.
Are there Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Benicar HCT?
The brand name Benicar HCT comes from India also called Benitec H-20 manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. We also carry the brand Benicar HCT from Turkey also called Olmetec Plus manufactured by Daiichi Sankyo which is licensed by Pfizer. The generic Olmesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide comes from India also called Olmy-H manufactured by Zydus. We may sometimes carry the generic from India also called Olmecip-H manufactured by Cipla.
What Dosages and Forms is Benicar HCT available in?
The Benicar HCT tablets are available in the strength of 20mg/12.5mg and 20mg/25mg tablets. The generic Olmesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide is available in the strength of 20mg/12.5mg and 40mg/12.5mg tablets. Benicar HCT tablets:
20mg/12.5mg – are yellow round shaped tablets with the pill imprint “SANKYO C22”.
What is Benicar HCT used for?
Benicar HCT (Olmesartan and Hydrocholorothiazide) is an RX medication that is used to treat high blood pressure. This medication is a combination angiotensin II receptor blocker and diuretic. It works by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily. Hydrochlorothiazide is a “water pill” (diuretic) that causes you to make more urine, which helps your body to get rid of the extra salt and water.
What are the Possible Side Effects of Benicar HCT?
The common side effects may include back pain, body aches or pain, chills, cough, fever, headache, loss of voice, runny or stuffy nose, sneezing or sore throat. The serious side effects may include:
• Decrease in vision;
• Eye pain;
• Severe or persistent diarrhea;
• Signs of kidney problems;
• Symptoms of a high potassium blood level
Are there any Precautions or Drug Interactions for Benicar HCT?
You should not take Benicar HCT if you are allergic to Olmesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide or if you have any other allergies. Before you start using this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical conditions and about all the medications you are currently taking including OTC and herbal medications. Benicar HCT may interact with other drugs such as Aliskiren, Amifostine, ACEI, ARB, Bromperidol, Lithium, Promazine, Topiramate, among others. This medication may make you dizzy. You should not drive or do any activity that requires you to be alert. Limit your alcoholic beverages. Drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration. Benicar HCT may make you more sensitive to the sun. If you have diabetes, you should check your blood sugar levels regularly. This medication should not be used during pregnancy because it may harm an unborn baby. It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Hydrochlorothiazide passes into breast milk but it is not likely to harm an infant.
Benicar HCT Safety and Storage Information
Benicar HCT should be stored between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C) away from heat, moisture and light and out of reach of children and pets. This medication should not be stored in the bathroom.
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