Benicar HCT Dosage
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Generic name: OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL 20mg, HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5mg
Dosage form: tablet, film coated
The recommended starting dose of BENICAR HCT is 40/12.5 mg once daily in patients whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled with olmesartan monotherapy. Dose can be titrated up to 40 /25 mg if necessary.
The recommended starting dose of BENICAR HCT is 20/12.5 mg once daily in patients whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled with HCT monotherapy or who experience dose-limiting adverse reactions with hydrochlorothiazide. Dose can be titrated up to 40 /25 mg if necessary.
Patients titrated to the individual components (olmesartan and hydrochlorothiazide) may instead receive the corresponding dose of BENICAR HCT.
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