Benitec 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Benitec Tablet

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Uses of Benitec Tablet

Benitec 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may also lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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Side effects of Benitec Tablet

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Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Benitec Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Benitec 20mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Benitec Tablet works

Benitec 20mg tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

In Depth Information on Benitec Tablet

Expert advice for Benitec Tablet

  • Benitec can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Benitec may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Benitec 20mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Benitec 20mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Benitec 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Benitec 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Benitec 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Benitec 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
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Liver
Benitec 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Benitec 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Tacromus 0.25mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Olmesartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Benitec 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Olmesartan

Benitec medoxomil is available as olmezest or Benicar is an angiotensin II receptor blocker. It is not beta blocker or ACE inhibitor
Q. Is olmesartan better than telmisartan or losartan?
No, the effects of olmesartan, telmisartan or losartan are similar but may vary upon individual response
No, Benitec decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys
Benitec is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Benitec does not cause impotence.
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