Benicar 5 mg Tablets
Benicar® (olmesartan medoxomil) is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure. It comes in tablet form and is available in the following strengths:
- Benicar 5 mg tablets
- Benicar 20 mg tablets
- Benicar 40 mg tablets.
The recommended starting dose for most people with high blood pressure is 20 mg once a day. If you experience any side effects, however, your healthcare provider may decrease your dosage as needed -- possibly to 5 mg Benicar tablets. With each change, it may take several weeks to see the full effects of the medication on blood pressure.
(Click Benicar Dosage for more information on when and how to take Benicar tablets, including instructions on what to do if you miss any doses of this medication.)