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Is Benicar (olmesartan) safe for teens? What are possible side effects?

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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology

In brief: Recent caution

A recent study found sprue-like enteropathy is patients taking benicar (olmesartan).
The label has been changed to reflect this recent information. The condition mimics gluten intolerance and results and produces abdominal cramping and loose stool.

In brief: Recent caution

A recent study found sprue-like enteropathy is patients taking benicar (olmesartan).
The label has been changed to reflect this recent information. The condition mimics gluten intolerance and results and produces abdominal cramping and loose stool.
Dr. Thomas Wright
Dr. Thomas Wright
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Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Safe - yes

As long as you are taking proper contraception precautions, Benicar (olmesartan) is good to control your bp.

In brief: Safe - yes

As long as you are taking proper contraception precautions, Benicar (olmesartan) is good to control your bp.
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal
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