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Olmesartan Coupon - Olmesartan 40mg tablet
Olmesartan

Benicar

Olmesartan (Benicar) is an expensive drug used to treat high blood pressure. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Benicar. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare ARBs.
Olmesartan Coupon - Olmesartan 40mg tablet
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Olmesartan Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Check your blood pressure as directed. Ask your doctor or health care professional what your blood pressure should be and when you should contact him or her. Call your doctor or health care professional if you notice an irregular or fast heart beat.

Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child, particularly in the second or third trimester. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this drug affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol can make you more drowsy and dizzy. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

Avoid salt substitutes unless you are told otherwise by your doctor or health care professional.

Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds, or pain while you are taking this medicine without asking your doctor or health care professional for advice. Some ingredients may increase your blood pressure.

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Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Blood in the urine

body aches or pain

chills

cough or cough producing mucus

difficulty with breathing

ear congestion

fever

headache

loss of voice

nasal congestion

runny nose

sneezing

sore throat

tightness in the chest

unusual tiredness or weakness

Rare

Bladder pain

bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

chest pain

cloudy urine

difficult, burning, or painful urination

fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

frequent urge to urinate

joint pain, stiffness, or swelling

lower back, side, or stomach pain

swelling of the feet or lower legs

Incidence not known

Confusion

dark-colored urine

diarrhea (severe) with weight loss

dizziness

hives

itching

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

muscle cramps or spasms

muscle pain or stiffness

nausea or vomiting

weakness or heaviness of the legs

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Blurred vision

chest pain or discomfort

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness

sweating

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

Back pain

diarrhea

dry mouth

flushed, dry skin

fruit-like breath odor

general feeling of discomfort or illness

increased hunger

increased thirst

increased urination

loss of appetite

muscle aches

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

shivering

tender, swollen glands in the neck

trouble sleeping

trouble swallowing

unexplained weight loss

Rare

Acid or sour stomach

belching

difficulty with moving

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

heartburn

indigestion

rapid weight gain

rash

sensation of spinning

tingling of the hands or feet

unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

Hair loss or thinning of the hair

lack or loss of strength

redness of the skin

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Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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