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What is Benicar HCT?

Benicar HCT is a drug intended to treat high blood pressure. It contains two active ingredients: olmesartan and hydrochlorothiazide. Olmesartan targets a substance that tightens blood vessels. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic; it decreases blood pressure by relieving the body of salt and water. The inclusion of hydrochlorothiazide distinguishes Benicar HCT from regular Benicar

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