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Could I be allergic to Benicar HCT?

It is possible to be allergic to the blood pressure medication Benicar HCT (olmesartan and hydrochlorothiazide). Don't take this drug if you know you're allergic to any of its ingredients or if you have ever reacted to a sulfonamide medication. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following symptoms, which could indicate a serious, potentially fatal allergic reaction:
  • swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles or lower legs
  • hoarseness
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing

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