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What are the side effects for benicar HCT 20 mg. tablets?

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Anonymous 3 Jul 2010

Hello, I hopre you are feeling well

I am not a doctor... just want to be able to help you..ok

The most common Benicar HCT side effects include:

Dizziness
Upper respiratory tract infections, such as the flu or common cold
Increased uric acid levels in the blood
Nausea

Other side effects, occurring in more than 1 percent of people, include but are not limited to:

Spinning sensation (vertigo)
Heartburn or indigestion (dyspepsia)
Diarrhea
High blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
Arthritis
Muscle pain (myalgia)
High cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia)
High triglycerides (hypertriglyceridemia).

Serious Side Effects, if you experience any of these contact your Doctor ASAP

Unexplained skin rash
Unexplained blisters or peeling of the skin
Itching
Unexplained swelling of the head or neck (including the face, lips, tongue, or throat)
Wheezing
Difficulty breathing or swallowing
Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting spells
Decrease in the amount of urine produced
Dry mouth
Increased thirst
Weakness
Tiredness
Restlessness
Seizures
Confusion
Muscle pain or cramps
Nausea or vomiting
Weak or irregular heartbeat.

Rare Side Effects of Benicar HCT
Some of these rare reactions include but are not limited to:

Pancreatitis (inflamed pancreas)
Anemia
Kidney failure
Blurred vision
Hair loss (see Benicar and Hair Loss)
Serious breakdown of muscle (known medically as rhabdomyolysis).

Best wishes

vsckrison 5 Jul 2010

I founf my answer right here,thank you so much and I hope you have a wonderful day..God bless

Anonymous 5 Jul 2010

There is no need to thank me my friend..I only wish this med works for you and you do not experience any of the side effects remmember IF you experience any at all get in touch with your Doctor right away so it does not develop into a more serious condition.

I do not want to scare you or alarm, just warn you, I believe you will be ok.

From a caring individual

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