Drug interactions between Benicar and Bystolic
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between Benicar and Bystolic - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Benicar is in the drug class angiotensin receptor blockers.
- Benicar is used to treat the following conditions:
- Bystolic is a member of the drug class cardioselective beta blockers.
- Bystolic is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Benicar (olmesartan)
If you are taking olmesartan you should avoid potassium-containing salt substitutes or over-the-counter potassium supplements without first talking to your doctor. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. High levels of potassium can cause weakness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, tingling of the extremities, or feelings of heaviness in the legs. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these symptoms.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.