OLMESARTAN - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Benicar
Phonetic Pronunciation: (OL-me-SAR-tan)
Information last revised October 2010
What does OLMESARTAN - ORAL look like?
Benicar 5 mg Tab
Benicar 20 mg Tab
Benicar 40 mg Tab
Olmesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Olmesartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.
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