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How Should Benicar HCT Be Stored?

Benicar HCT should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your Benicar HCT as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Never take a double dose.

Available Strengths

Benicar HCT tablets are available in three strengths, each with different amounts of either Benicar or hydrochlorothiazide. These strengths include:
  • Benicar HCT 20 mg/12.5 mg -- which has 20 mg of Benicar and 12.5 mg of hydrochlorothiazide
  • Benicar HCT 40 mg/12.5 mg -- which has 40 mg of Benicar and 12.5 mg of hydrochlorothiazide
  • Benicar HCT 40 mg/25 mg -- which has 40 mg of Benicar and 25 mg of hydrochlorothiazide.

Generic Benicar HCT

Benicar HCT is not currently available as a generic medicine (see Generic Benicar HCT for more information).
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