Benicar Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizzy

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Bloody Urine

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Bronchitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Head Pain
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • Throat Irritation

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Chest Pain
  • Diarrhea Due To Intestinal Malabsorption
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Giant Hives
  • High Amount Of Uric Acid In The Blood
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Rhabdomyolysis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Arthritis
  • Cough
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Weak
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Hair Loss
  • High Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Rash
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Throwing Up

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