Yes, it can cause swelling.
"Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Benicar HCT:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; confusion; decrease in sexual ability; decreased urination; depression; drowsiness; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; hoarseness; muscle pain, tenderness, or cramps; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; restlessness; seizures; severe or persistent dry mouth; shortness of breath; swelling of the arms or legs; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual thirst, tiredness, or weakness; vomiting; yellowing of the skin or eyes."
I hope this helps
- Benicar Information for Consumers
- Benicar Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Benicar (detailed)
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