Also Known As: Olmesartan, Benicar, Olmesartan medoxomil
Olmesartan medoxomil (trade names: Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU, Canada and Japan, WinBP, Golme in India, Erastapex in Egypt) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used to treat high blood pressure.
Olmesartan is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the benefits of Benicar continue to outweigh its potential risks when used for the treatment of patients with high blood pressure according to the drug label.