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How often should I take Benicar for high blood pressure?

How often should I take Benicar for high blood pressure?

2.1 Adult Hypertension. Dosage must be individualized. The usual recommended starting dose of Benicar is 20 mg once daily when used as monotherapy in patients who are not volume-contracted. For patients requiring further reduction in blood pressure after 2 weeks of therapy, the dose of Benicar may be increased to 40 mg.

How many mg of Benicar should a child take?

Dosage must be individualized. For children who can swallow tablets, the usual recommended starting dose of Benicar is 10 mg once daily for patients who weigh 20 to <35 kg (44 to 77 lb), or 20 mg once daily for patients who weigh ≥35 kg.

Are there any side effects to taking Benicar?

Benicar side effects. Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Benicar: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have: a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out; little or no urination; fast heart rate;

How often should I take Benicar for monotherapy?

Dosage must be individualized. The usual recommended starting dose of Benicar is 20 mg once daily when used as monotherapy in patients who are not volume-contracted.

2.1 Adult Hypertension. Dosage must be individualized. The usual recommended starting dose of Benicar is 20 mg once daily when used as monotherapy in patients who are not volume-contracted. For patients requiring further reduction in blood pressure after 2 weeks of therapy, the dose of Benicar may be increased to 40 mg.

How old do you have to be to take Benicar HCT?

For Important Safety Information, please see below. BENICAR, BENICAR HCT, AZOR, and TRIBENZOR are prescription medicines used to lower high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults. BENICAR may be used in pediatric patients six years of age or older to lower high blood pressure.

Benicar side effects. Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Benicar: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have: a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out; little or no urination; fast heart rate;

Dosage must be individualized. For children who can swallow tablets, the usual recommended starting dose of Benicar is 10 mg once daily for patients who weigh 20 to <35 kg (44 to 77 lb), or 20 mg once daily for patients who weigh ≥35 kg.