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Can the medication benicar (olmesartan) cause you to retain water ?

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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In brief: Edema

Benicar (olmesartan), like other angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB's), can cause swelling of the face (facial edema) and lips as an allergic reaction, but it is not otherwise associated with fluid retention

In brief: Edema

Benicar (olmesartan), like other angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB's), can cause swelling of the face (facial edema) and lips as an allergic reaction, but it is not otherwise associated with fluid retention
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