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Side effect(s) of Olmesartan

Read the side effects of Olmesartan as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Central Nervous System- Dizziness, vertigo, headache, lack of energy.

Skin- Rash, hair loss, itching, hives.

Gastrointestinal- Diarrhea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, gastroenteritis, nausea, vomiting.

Genitourinary- Blood in urine, acute kidney failure.

Metabolic- Increase in cholesterol, lipids, urea, sugar, potassium in blood.

Musculoskeletal- Muscle pain, joint pain, back pain, muscle damage.

Respiratory- Inflammation of bronchus, pharynx, stuffy nose, inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, cough.

Miscellaneous- Chest pain, facial swelling, allergic reactions, fast heart rate, CPK increase, influenza-like symptoms, increased blood creatinine levels.

Other Precautions : *Continue taking other BP medications as prescribed by health care provider.

Drug Name : Olmesartan

Olmesartan(Benicar) generic Olmesartan medication is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, prescribed for high blood pressure. It works by blocking the action of certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly. It works by relaxing blood vessels.
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