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  1. Help with swelling issue...post barriatric
    ... FONT] Facts - currently taking atenolol & benicar hct insulin bariatric vitamis - Optisource...

  2. Problems with My Head....need advice
    ... visiting doctors again. :) Medications I'm on: Benicar , Lipitor and Hydrochorothiazide Allergy Shots...
    ... m going to stop the Lipitor. I'm wondering if the Benicar and HCT are doing something to me as well....

General Health board

  1. Beta-Blockers
    ... as Cozaar, Atacand, Diovan (which is what I take), Benicar etc. Have you ever been on any of these? Would...

Allergies board

  1. Allergic to sulfanamides
    ... Simvastatin Detrol LA Benicar Amoxicillin (as needed) I have...

  2. Dermographism and now diarrhea?!
    ... mass. Assortment of many vitamins and minerals. Benicar This is my newest one to counter all the new high...

  3. Antihistamines Raise Blood Pressure?
    ... the first place. I have mildly elevated BP (I take Benicar for it), and haven't noticed any BP-raising effect...
    ... personal shortfall, although 40mg of no-side-effect Benicar + attention to weight are keeping it at an average...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Need alternative for blood pressure med
    ... another thread and improvements to bp since I quit benicar . One of the worst things that happened to me is my ... rate has gone back to normal - 70's - since quitting benicar . and I'm still smoking. (not proud of it) I've quit ... might be a start for you. The one before benicar caused post-menopausal bleeding (at 65). Dr refused...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Blood pressure meds and singulair
    ... everything in the ARB family (diovan, avapro, cozaar, benicar ) I took ONE norvasc yesterday and had such a horrible...

  2. Benicar 20mg causing Anxiety??
    ... receptor antagonists, which is the class of drugs Benicar is in, can have that side effect. As long as it is...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Experienced Sleep Disorders/Joint Problems with Blood Pressure Meds
    ... Blood pressure rose and was then prescribed 40/25 mg BENICAR HCT: Early am wakenings disappeared. Back, shoulder ... and sleep specialist now say I was "sensitive" to Benicar HCT) Stiffness and arthritis appeared in all of my...

  2. Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD)
    ... I experienced the worst movement disturbances with benicar hct--my legs would start to spasm in the afternoon ... spasms disappeared completely the first night off of benicar and have not returned. If you are experiencing plmd...

  3. Jerking when try to sleep.
    ... experienced rls (and other sleep problems) while taking benicar , a medication for high blood pressure. I have heard...

Arthritis board

  1. Reactive Arthritis & UTI
    ... Doctor that percribes it uses a blood pressure med ( benicar ) that virtually eliminates inflammation in the body...

Cerebral Palsy board

  1. Battling fatigue
    ... my body, and sexual side affects, I think we found Benicar to be side effect free and effective. I haven't...

Neuropathy board

  1. Any advice on Specialists and/or Hospitals
    ... I'm taking Benicar for blood pressure and Crestor for cholesterol. I...

Restless Leg Syndrome board

  1. Proper dosage of Requip?
    ... working like it did. He is miserable. He is on Benicar for HBP and Synthroid for thyroid....
    ... Emmie, I took benicar /hct for hypertension and my restless leg was HORRIBLE ... at that time! Previous to the benicar /hct, I had taken only the hct and experienced rls ... during the course of the night) so when I took the benicar /hct I thought it was the hct that was causing problems ... both my primary and my sleep specialist DENIED the benicar /hct could have anything to do with my leg movements ... omy movements stopped shortly after discontinuing benicar /hct!! Based on what you are telling me, I would suspect ... that the benicar is the problem and the requip dosage is not. ALthough ... experimenting with dosage...if the rls is due to the benicar , the "perfect" dosage may not help....only discontinuing ... the benicar would. Bethsheba Keep in mind that side effects...

  2. Must Read!!! I'm CURED
    ... and my sleep doctor if my blood pressure mediation, benicar , could be causing my leg problems. I was told "no ... " by both, but when i went off the benicar , my symptoms did not return. Hmmmm. Now the docs...
    ... taking hydrochlorothiaze (mild symptoms with this) and benicar hct (severe symptoms with this) my symptoms disappeared...

  3. Its Driving Me Nuts!
    ... mmediately after discontinuing a blood pressure medication, benicar hct, my symptoms disappeared. Both my sleep specialist ... primary physician denied that leg spasms were caused by benicar but i haven't had the spasms since. Now they say...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. lower back pain on prevacid?
    ... diovan. I had horrible back pain on both cozaar and benicar which are in the same class of meds. You might want...

  2. LPR and High Blood Pressure
    ... pressure medication. BUT within 2 weeks of disco'g benicar hct, my restless legs disappeared never to return...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. Mastic Gum
    ... start me on it in a few weeks. i am now taking 40 benicar hct, and cardizem la 240 to control bp. i also take...

  2. Can't decide...GB related- again : )
    ... ...norvasc. finally a few years ago he put me on benicar Hct and later added cardizem la. with the others ... after i stop taking the pill. i then double up on the benicar for a few weeks, with my dr.'s knowledge, and then...

Ear, Nose & Throat board

  1. Ringing and Pain really Freaked Out... please some advice
    ... months (I stoped taking it last week) but I'm still on benicar and HCT. I also have very bad allergies and have...

  2. TONSILLECTOMY OCt 12th Prep B4 Surgery
    ... I took (which happened to be a blood pressure pill Benicar ). I had my surgery done yesturday.. I did have...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Tinnitus For 2 Months
    ... ringing. The only medications I'm left taking is Benicar (blood pressure), Allegra (I have very bad allergies...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Just diagnosed....more questions
    ... of hypothyroidism. I'm a 51 yr old male. I'm on Benicar & Dynacirc for high blood pressure, Protonix for stomach...

  2. TSH 4.6 - I don't believe diagnosis
    ... been normal 3 months before that. I'm taking 40 mg Benicar and 20 mg Dynacirc and it's been normal for 6 months...

  3. Hypo and water retention
    ... away. Also, my BP was elevated today so I took a Benicar HCT as it is supposed to help my BP and also has a ... and I really could not tell you if I was before the Benicar HCT or not. I am a month overdue for my thyroid...

  4. results from my labs--questions??
    ... crazy!! TSH on oct 25 was 6.98. He started me on benicar on the 23rd to help with my blood pressure which only...

  5. On the Verge of giving up
    ... usually with orange juice And for the blood pressure: Benicar HCT 40mg/12.5mg. It makes sense that it could be...
    ... a possible pharmacological interaction there.. Benicar HCT 40mg/12.5mg... pharmacological side effects: ...
    ... doing that as well. As for the blood pressure meds, benicar hct helps me out a lot with my blood pressure, which...
    ... a possible pharmacological interaction there.. Benicar HCT 40mg/12.5mg... pharmacological side effects: ...

  6. Is being out of breath a thyroid symptom?
    ... for a while but I kept having spikes so they added Benicar to the Toprol. Still had some spikes after that so ... they switched the Benicar to Benicar HCT. Last week I just started having the low BP problem ... lightheaded taht day!!! So my doc told me to drop the Benicar HCT. This week I have been around 117/71 or 122/61...

  7. I'm so lost!!!!
    ... for a couple days. My doc has me on Toprol XL and Benicar HCTZ. I've still had the spikes while on both of...

  8. Renin???
    ... I'm currenlty taking 100 mg Toprol XL and 20 mg Benicar HCT. I've also read that BP meds, diuretics and birth...

  9. A few questions..
    ... since then and 100 Mg Toprol XL and recently added Benicar HCT (to help with BP). I think I am still undermedicated...

  10. Midwest...Anyone else...please help
    ... that in addition to Toprol XL they also put me on Benicar HCT....
    ... will ask about putting me on something besides the Benicar to see if it helps with the lightheadedness. Midwest...

  11. Bp And Pulse Spikes Way High/then Normal
    ... when I was at the doc the following week was put on Benicar . (I had screwed up my meds for a bit so I think that...

  12. Armour or Synthorid & Cytomel
    ... better, or worse? (I am currently on Toprol XL and Benicar to help.) Thanks for your help!...

  13. Question, About Thyroid Medication, And High Blood Pressure Medication, Interacting..
    ... BP were out of control. I switched to a new BP med, Benicar HCL (contains a duiretic), and just had my levoxyl...

  14. Fibromyalgia & Fatigue Centers - anyone?
    ... if its genetic or from the FM? Either way, I take Benicar (which is supposed to help lose weight as well, but...

Pregnancy board

  1. HIGH Blood Pressure AFTER birth of baby not during.
    ... someone who was a candidate for HBP? I've been on Benicar for 3 years now, and I often wonder if my HBP was...
    ... for a follow up and my BP was 160/110!! I was on Benicar for a year, but then my BP got too low on the medication...

Heart Disorders board

  1. taking asprin or aleve w/ benicar, ok???
    ... Hi Nancy, Benicar is not a pain reliever, it is a blood pressure treatment...
    ... I take benicar , as well as 81 mg of aspirin everyday and have been...

  2. Rapid increase in heart rate and shortness of breath when climbing stairs
    ... have to take twice a day(verapamil er 200 mg) and one Benicar 20 mg in between. My bp is now staying down and no...
    ... again. ... twice a day(verapamil er 200 mg) and one Benicar 20 mg in between. Verapamil once was my most effective...

  3. Tests for heart?
    ... may be that 124/84 is as good as it gets. I take Benicar HCT 40/25 which worked from the first day. You also...

  4. Enlarged heart questions
    ... he gave me Lexapro and BP medication.. atenolol and Benicar with a water pill in it. Ran blood work and ekg and ... sleep. First told me that my BP was up and upped my Benicar . Then told me I couldn't breath because I had bad ... don't think it is working. Its only 25 mg and my Benicar as 12.5 mg. I dont' go to the bathroom any more often...
    ... down to ease the load on your heart but don't up the Benicar any until you are at DRY WEIGHT with diuretics and...
    ... down to ease the load on your heart but don't up the Benicar any until you are at DRY WEIGHT with diuretics and ... bottle says. Then theres the 12.5 included in the Benicar pill. He already upped my Benicar last week from...
    ... bottle says. Then theres the 12.5 included in the Benicar pill That total of 37.5 mg. is pretty good, is...

  5. Rope jumping with SVT?
    ... switched all my meds up. I am now on Diltiazem180mg, benicar 25mg in the AM and atenolol 20mg in the PM. He said...

  6. Question about blood pressure and CAD
    ... life style changes I spoke about and some help from Benicar HCT, a blood pressure medication, my blood pressure...

  7. Stress Testing
    ... Celebrex and Hydrocodone 5/500 during extreme flare ups), Benicar HCT 40/25, Vytoren 40 mg, 81 mg of ASA, Omega 3 and...

  8. Skipped Beats?
    ... sleep. 6) I am on Diltiazem180mg, Atenolol 20mg, Benicar 25mg and 500mg of magnesium. 7) I have been advised...

  9. Asprin question.
    ... it. Takin one asprin a day can't hurt right? Im on benicar for BP with the occasional xanax for my heart flutter...

  10. Spasm???
    ... On... He Is Also Talking Caduet, Plavix, Aspirin, Benicar And The Nitro As Needed... He Had An Angyoplasty Done...
    ... Hmmm, Caduet (CCB), Plavix-Aspirin (anti clotting,) Benicar (ARB for BP,) Ranexa (pricey anti-angina agent) and ... at the right dosage could replace the Caduet, the Benicar AND the nitroglycerine with a little bit of luck....

  11. Beta Blockers?
    ... Heart flutters im getting. But im like man!!! Im on Benicar for blood pressure...Xanax for anxiety now Beta blockers...
    ... Gimli I have to agree that Xanax, propranolol and Benicar seem like a bit much....

  12. Numb Hands
    ... O MEDICINES. (METROPOLOL, PLAVIX, CADUET, RANEXA, BENICAR , ASPIRIN) COULD IT BE HEART RELATED OR JUST POOR CIRCULATIO...

  13. I always think there is something wrong with my heart!
    ... (maybe it's caused by anxiety??) and currently on Benicar 20mg. Somedays my pressure is low and I am tired ... , because of this I am trying to stop the Benicar to see if I really need the pills. Or if it's anxiety...

  14. What meds for pulse rate of 128-129 resting?
    ... week 117/79 but this week I am high 130s/90....I have Benicar to take for that but nothing for the pulse rate -...

  15. Press in left ventricle from echocardiogram
    ... there a medicine that can slow the pulse? I have Benicar , but it only works on BP and not the pulse I think...

  16. Hypertensive heart disease
    ... months of hell.. Hypertensive Heart Disease. I am on benicar for the BP and toprol xl for the high pulse rate which...

  17. Altace Vs Cozaar????
    ... Baaaaad. Now here come the the ARBS (cozaar, Diovan, Benicar et al).... The ARBs prevent angiotensin from binding...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Benicar HCTZ---good report
    ... nobody responded---that is fine----but I switched from Benicar to the one with the diuretic and within 3 days my ... medication. Things can only get better from now on. Benicar /hctz drug combination should have a significant blood...
    ... tried lisinopril which didn't agree with me---then Benicar ---but it seems the HCTZ in the Benicar is what I needed...

  2. Switching from one med to another. . .time to be effective
    ... different, not every drug is for everyone. He put me on Benicar which is an ARB, a cousin to ace inhibitors apparently...
    ... work. My current medication regimine for BP is: Benicar HCT (40-12.5mg) AM Norvasc (10mg) ... 100mg) PM to prevent gout, side effect of Benicar HCT I have also been on Norvasc, Atenolol, and...
    ... this horrible nausea every afternoon. So far the Benicar has not given me nausea--of course I just started...

  3. which med is better to be on... Alpha/Beta blockers or calcium channel blocker?
    ... lisinopril didn't agree with me and now I am just starting Benicar which is what they call an ARB, a cousin to the ace ... most if not all are now generic,and so, cheaper. Benicar is new enough that it is not generic, and so will...

  4. stubborn diastolic
    ... I think Azor is Benicar and norvac (amlodipine and olmesartan) or something...

  5. side effects on Benicar HCT 20omg
    ... I had horrible vertigo with benicar HCT, I had to stop. My doctor didnt believe me and ... he is pro benicar so it was difficult to get a script change, but it...
    ... I had bad side effects with Benicar and HCTZ...

  6. Lisinopril side effects?
    ... sensitive to meds. too. I've also tried HCTZ and Benicar and got awful side effects from them also. I don...

  7. Pulse Rate High?
    ... My dad takes Benicar HCT 20/12.5 MG. He is a little over weight but walks...

  8. Antihypertensives and glucose metabolism abnormalities
    ... improve glucose tolerance are: MICARDIS (definitely), BENICAR , DIOVAN, COZAAR, ALTACE, ENALAPRIL and Perindpril...

  9. Blood Pressure Drugs Without Hairloss Risk?
    ... I would love to know the answer to this myself! Benicar has made my hair fall out....

  10. Side Effects from Bystolic?
    ... some negative stomach side effects I had while taking BENICAR and DIOVAN in the past. My blood pressure control ... function was DIOVAN. All the others COZAAR, ALTACE, BENICAR and Ace inhibitors have a negative effect, especially ... Inhibitors. I suffered depression while I was taking BENICAR . The HCTZ supposed to work best with all beta blockers...

  11. Calcium Channel Blocker or Beta Blocker causing Short of Breath
    ... am on verapamil 400 er capsules 400 mg and 20 mg of benicar . I started getting this shortness of breath about...

  12. My Experience with Tekturna HCT
    ... I dont think I can take this medicine!!! I was on Benicar for 3 yrs with great success, till it quit working ... . He put me on Benicar hct, which worked, but My blood pressure was SO low...
    ... me (in addition to 12 other meds I take, including benicar hct, labetolol, dynacirc, norvasc-which I take daily...

  13. Arthritis symptoms and blood pressure medications
    ... For the last 18 or so months, I have taken 20 mg of Benicar a day and a very tiny amount of HCTC. In the last ... not painful like gout would be. Is it possible the Benicar or HCTC could be inciting arthritis like symptoms ... aware of the Marshall Protocol using high doses of Benicar to alleviate immune system diseases, and that sometimes...
    ... learned more about this? I am really starting to think Benicar and HCT are causing hair loss and muscle and joint...
    ... this condition. A few of them are altace, avapro, benicar hctz >1%, cozaar, lopressor and micardis. Luckily ... protocol, as you know, involves taking very high doses of benicar with antibiotics over a long period of time. The cost ... the arthritic symptoms prior to your treatment with Benicar , switch to something else before your symptoms worsen...

  14. Beta Blockers vs Ace Inhibators
    ... similar to ACE drugs). These drugs include Cozaar, Benicar and Diovan. Most people take these drugs with almost...

  15. Leg Swelling and tingling when taking Amlodipine
    ... controlling my blood pressure) I was then swithced to BENICAR which gave me excellent blood pressure numbers, but ... my doctor found very odd at my age. I stopped the BENICAR and thats when my doctor gave me a sample of BYSTOLIC...
    ... on. The exception with certain pills like BYSTOLIC, BENICAR and others, is that they have been used in many parts...

  16. Frustrated with Benicar Side Effects!
    ... your quality of life. You don't have to keep taking Benicar in spite of its excellent track record in reducing...
    ... Hi Sapphira, I was taking BENICAR for approx 2 + years. BENICAR is excellent at lowering ... blood pressure. The main problem I had with BENICAR was all sorts of body aches and cramps, stomach issues ... The only medications I was taking at the time were BENICAR and PRAVACHOL. I strongly believe the BENICAR caused ... rather, aggravated my GI symptoms. When I stopped the BENICAR and switched to PERINDOPRIL (ACEON) an ace inhibitor ... believe this medication targets and heals inflammation. BENICAR was supposed to also help inflammation with the least ... never attributed these GI problems in the past with BENICAR , but once I stopped the BENICAR and realized dramatic ... improvement, I am convinced that BENICAR was the main problem. Keep in mind that everyone appears...
    ... Benicar made me ill - dizzy and nauseated. In fact, I would ... effects. So, I got a new doctor. If you don't like Benicar , then try something else. There are so many blood...

  17. Diuretic brought BP down but I'm allergic to them!
    ... still too high 145/100. Anyway, he put me on 40mg Benicar . I was taking Lisinopril and Clonidine. The clonidine ... tired of being tired with it. Anyway, I am now on Benicar 40 mg and to take a clonidine if my meds go up. This ... last weekend, he gave me Benicar 40 with HCTZ. I tried HCTZ before and got a real ... bad rash. This time I took only 1/2 the Benicar HCTZ and sure enough my BP went down but my rash returned ... and now the rash is gone. I went back to my 40mg of Benicar and my BP is still high. I'm always dizzy and just...

  18. Systolic Hypertension / Diastolic Hypotension
    ... wide pulse pressure are vasodialating drugs (I'm on Benicar ) and anxiety. I guess for now I just will continue...
    ... problem. My doctor wants me to double my amount of Benicar dose but i don't like how dizzy it makes me feel....
    ... that %. Have you considered cutting back on the Benicar & adding HCTZ. You would only need 12.5mg. I find...
    ... that %. Have you considered cutting back on the Benicar & adding HCTZ. You would only need 12.5mg. I find ... about how to control my BP. I just take my 20mg of benicar , exercise and eat sensibly and hope for the best....


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