Benitec

Manufactured by: Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Olmesartan (20 mg)

Prescription Required

263 people have bought this recently

Benitec

Manufactured by: Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Olmesartan (20 mg)

Prescription Required

263 people have bought this recently

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Benitec Information

Benitec is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of High BP. The alternative uses of Benitec have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Benitec. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Benitec also has some side effects, the most common being Upper respiratory tract infection. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Benitec as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Benitec are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Benitec is Severe for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Benitec's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Benitec related warnings section.

Benitec can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Benitec in conditions like Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate), Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension). The section on Benitec contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Benitec with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Benitec is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

  1. Benitec Benefits & Uses
  2. Benitec Dosage & How to Take
  3. Benitec Side Effects
  4. Benitec Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Benitec with Other Drugs
  6. Benitec Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Benitec
  8. Benitec Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Benitec Benefits & Uses

Benitec is used to treat the following -

  1. High BP Primary
  2. Heart Disease

Benitec Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Benitec

Olmesartan

Benitec Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Benitec is used -

  1. Fainting
  2. Weakness
  3. Bloody Urine
  4. Nasal congestion
  5. Running nose
  6. Difficulty breathing
  7. Fever Rare
  8. Headache Mild
  9. Nausea or vomiting
  10. Upper respiratory tract infection
  11. Dizziness Mild
  12. Cough Mild
  13. Back Pain Mild
  14. Rhinitis
  15. Rash
  16. Abdominal Pain Mild

Benitec Related Warnings

Is the use of Benitec safe for pregnant women?

Benitec should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Benitec safe during breastfeeding?

Benitec may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Benitec on the Kidneys?

Benitec rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Benitec on the Liver?

Benitec is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Benitec on the Heart?

Side effects of Benitec rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Benitec with Other Drugs

Benitec should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Aliskiren

Tizanidine

Benitec Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Benitec unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diabetes
  2. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  3. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Benitec

Is this Benitec habit forming or addictive?

Benitec does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Benitec, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Benitec can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Benitec only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Benitec is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Benitec Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Benitec

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Benitec to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Benitec

Taking Benitec with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 507
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 169-173
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