Pharmacological effect: Olmetec (Benicar) is a medication from a class of angiotensin antagonists. The drug decreases blood pressure by calming the blood vessels.
Usage: Olmetec (Benicar) is used in therapy of hypertension. Hypertension is very dangerous. That’s why Olmetec (Benicar) also prevents heart attacks, kidney problems, blindness, stroke and other heart problems. Olmetec (Benicar) may be used concurrently with a diuretic.
Aftereffect: Usual aftereffects: giddiness, headache, cough, pain of legs, hands, bones, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, unusual weakness, dull and bloody urine and painful throat. Abnormal reactions are: different allergic reactions, breathing problems, fainting, vomiting, skin irritations, angina, muscle pain and discomfort in chest.
How to administer (optionally): Take one tablet per day. Swallow it with a glass of water. The start dose is 10mg. If the pressure doesn’t decrease you may increase the dose up to 20 or 40mg. Use the medication until you start to feel better.