What is Generic Benicar used for?
Generic Benicar helps relax and widen your blood vessels to lower your blood pressure.
How does Generic Benicar differ from generic versions?
Generic Benicar is available as the money-saving generic Olmesartan Medoxomil. The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand-name product. A discount price will be beneficial if you need lifelong treatment for high blood pressure. Both medications contain the same active ingredient. For the most part, generic versions cost less than brand-name versions and are as effective. If you're unsure whether the generic or brand-name version is right for you, ask your doctor.
What is the proper Generic Benicar dosage?
Your doctor may prescribe any of these dosages.:Benicar 5 mg,Benicar 20 mg,Benicar 40 mg,Olmesartan Medoxomil 5 mg,Olmesartan Medoxomil 20 mg,Olmesartan Medoxomil 40 mg- Your doctor will tell you when and how often to take it. Usually, patients take Generic Benicar by mouth once a day with or without food.
What is the proper way to store Generic Benicar or Generic Olmesartan Medoxomil?
Store Generic Benicar at room temperature between 68 and 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep it out of direct exposure to cold, heat, moisture, or sunlight and away from pets and children. If you need to dispose of Generic Benicar, consult a pharmacist for proper instructions.
Is Generic Benicar appropriate for people of all ages?
Children under the age of one shouldn't take Generic Benicar for hypertension, and it's not effective for children under the age of six. A doctor may prescribe Generic Benicar or Olmesartan Medoxomil to children with pediatric hypertension who are over the age of six. Your pediatrician will know the correct Olmesartan dose for children.