BENITEC 20MG TABLET

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
82.04
₹8.2/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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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 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

  • Olmesartan can be taken with or without food.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Olmesartan 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.
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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TACSANT 0.5MG CAPSULE, HEPLOCK 10IU INJECTION, LOPARIN 40MG PREFILLED SYRINGE, LITHOCAP 300MG 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

Q. What is olmesartan medoxomil?
Olmesartan 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
Q. Is olmesartan a blood thinner / statin?
No, olmesartan decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys
Q. Is olmesartan safe?
Olmesartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does olmesartan cause impotence?
No, olmesartan does not cause impotence.
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