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Side Effects of Benicar HCT

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Benicar HCT. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
The most common side effects include:
  • Dizziness
  • Upper respiratory tract infection, such as the flu or common cold
  • Increased uric acid levels in the blood
  • Nausea.
(Click Benicar HCT Side Effects to learn more, including serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)
You can also read about other possible side effects in the following eMedTV articles:

Drug Interactions

Benicar HCT can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Benicar HCT Interactions).
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