Benicar for Children
Benicar® (olmesartan medoxomil) is a prescription medicine commonly used for controlling high blood pressure. Specifically, it is used to lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressures. Because of this effect, Benicar can also decrease the risks that often occur with long-term hypertension. Benicar is approved for use in adults and children age six years and older.
(Click Benicar Uses for more information about using Benicar for children, to learn more about the effects of this medication, and to find out how it works.)