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  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Norvasc

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Lisinopril Norvasc Allopurinol

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Lisinopril Norvasc Prilosec

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Coreg Cozaar Diovan Enalapril Toprol

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Cozaar Diovan Lisinopril Metoprolol Toprol Viagra

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Verapamil

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: tekturna Cialis Norvasc

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Altace Avapro Cozaar Lopressor

  14. Beta Blockers vs Ace Inhibators
    ... similar to ACE drugs). These drugs include Cozaar, Benicar and Diovan. Most people take these drugs with almost...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Coreg Cozaar Diovan Lisinopril Metoprolol Toprol

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Coreg Cozaar Diovan Metoprolol Toprol Avandia Bextra

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Pravachol aceon

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Lisinopril

  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....

  19. High BP questions
    ... ypertension and panic attacks back in January. I was put on Benicar 40mg and Ativan 1mg. After therapy for a couple months ... now.) My bp stays around 135/65. I want to get off Benicar , but I've had 2 pcp's and an independent cardiologist ... these (even when i had panic attacks) before taking benicar . My dr. is trying to say it's anxiety. I don't think...
    ... I've no experience with Benicar , but any med can cause a reaction in any one person...
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  20. exforge side effects
    ... and tingly? I had that from Lisinopril and then Benicar . I couldn't stand it. It was constant. So, I stopped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  21. I don't think I can take any blood pressure medication
    ... tingling all over my body. The Dr. gave me samples of Benicar and told me to cut them in half since I'm so sensitive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  22. I'll be starting Benicar
    ... Good luck, I have been taking BENICAR HCT 40/25 for almost two years and it has worked well...
    ... I'll be interested in how you make out on Benicar . I've been taking it for a year and it seems to control...
    ... Hi brutus: I only took Benicar for 2 days and got the same side effects from it that ... aches and pains too. Hope your pain isn't from the Benicar .:)...
    ... ugly fat slob I am". The last couple of days I've cut Benicar from 40 to 20 mgs. a day. Today I quit coffee. My...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  23. Most popular high blood pressure med??
    ... Benazepril Amlodipine Besylate/Benazepril Quinapril Benicar Propranolol HCI Benicar HCT Avapro Bisoprolol...
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  24. Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Increase Risk of Myocardial Infarction
    ... are equal to RAMIPRIL) Am I sure about this??? and BENICAR and several others have really not been researched...
    ... differentiate some from the others. In research studies BENICAR was found to have some ACE properties, improved endothelial...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Capoten aceon Avapro

  25. Yoga has helped my blood pressure
    ... weights, some tennis). I take 5mg amlodipine and 40 mg benicar (Azor is the drug name). It has brought my pressure...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  26. High BP....
    ... gave birth, my all time high was at 191/110, I was on Benicar , it wasnt enough then they put me on Azor and it dropped...

  27. Good Experience with Toprol 25mg?
    ... causing me to be tired though, and I was switched to Benicar . Fortunately, my BP has lowered and I haven't taken...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  28. diovan hct side effect - abdominal pain
    ... doctor/NP about trying something else. It seems Benicar is relatively highly rated on this board. Fam...
    ... doctor/NP about trying something else. It seems Benicar is relatively highly rated on this board. Fam ... increase my dosages (or add HCT) I was switched to BENICAR . A dose of only 10 mg of BENICAR lowered my blood ... than DIOVAN 80 mg. Most people find that when taking BENICAR they don't need the HCT added. BENICAR and MICARDIS ... heart rate and cause more occasional stomach cramps. BENICAR gave me a calmer feeling, and never affected my heart ... control. I sometimes experienced more heartburn with BENICAR . When my doctor suggested increasing doses, adding...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  29. bystolic and diovan
    ... effectiveness over time. My doctor then switched me to BENICAR (which is the same class of pill). BENICAR was definitely...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Diovan Toprol

  30. Question about ARB's vs ACE's
    ... the meds, AND I've had the exact same pain with benicar , cozaar and atacand. I have been "googling" like...
    ... the meds, AND I've had the exact same pain with benicar , cozaar and atacand. Susan, I think it is interesting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar

  31. How long to see full effects of a CCB
    ... much for this perspective! I just changed meds from benicar alone to azor (which is benicar plus amlodipine)....
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  32. Benicar~made in Japan??!!
    ... awful heartburn. Today the doc gave me samples of Benicar to try. Imagine my amazement when I read on the bottle ... drugs that are made in India and Canada and China~but Benicar is an expensive prescription drug for HBP and I thought ... very health? this has me more than concerned. Any Benicar users here? what do ya think? thanks~RR...
    ... Japanese pharmaceutical company (a manufacturer of Benicar ) -Dallchi Sankyo Pharma Inc. in one of the daily health...
    ... awful heartburn. Today the doc gave me samples of Benicar to try. Imagine my amazement when I read on the bottle ... drugs that are made in India and Canada and China~but Benicar is an expensive prescription drug for HBP and I thought ... very health? this has me more than concerned. Any Benicar users here? what do ya think? thanks~RR I have ... taken Benicar 40mg alone and am currently taking Azor 5/40mg which ... is a combination of Norvasc and Benicar . I don't really have a concern about it being from...
    ... awful heartburn. Today the doc gave me samples of Benicar to try. Imagine my amazement when I read on the bottle ... drugs that are made in India and Canada and China~but Benicar is an expensive prescription drug for HBP and I thought ... very health? this has me more than concerned. Any Benicar users here? what do ya think? thanks~RR Hi Red...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Norvasc Pravachol

  33. diovan
    ... it was due to the meds but I "demanded" a change to benicar . Slowly I am starting to lose weight. IMO, anything...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  34. How low is too low...
    ... and HBP, am on 180mg Diltiazem twice a day, 25mg of Benicar , and 20mg of Atenolol a day. I have been working ... this month, but do you all think its okay to drop the benicar ? I take it in the morning and all morning long I...
    ... be low than to be high. He did tell me to try the Benicar every other day if issues continue, so I may try that ... off, but no help on that yet. I really want off the Benicar since it is a non-formulary drug and costs me a lot...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Diltiazem

  35. Going off a beta to Norvasc... Please help!
    ... medications. The pill combines NORVASC (Calcium Blocker)and BENICAR (Angiotensin Blocker). The pill is called "AZOR". ... BENICAR is suppose to be excellent for kidney protection, ... helps lower the blood pressure even more. I think even BENICAR (alone), which is suppose to be one of the more powerful...
    ... my doc just put me on Azor 5mg/40mg last week. The benicar alone was good but for me it did not lower my pressure...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Cozaar Diovan Norvasc

  36. BP meds and sexual side effects
    ... of the ARB's, such as COZAAR, DIOVAN, ATACAND and BENICAR and 2 Beta Blockers (BISOPROLOL and BYSTOLIC). From...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar Diovan

  37. Benicar vs Diovan Use??
    ... Diovan can definitely cause those side effects. Benicar might be worth a shot, although it could be that your ... immunotherapy (i.e., allergy shots). My doctor put me on Benicar , and although it did a great job of controlling my ... he said that because I didn't tolerate Diovan or Benicar that I should probably try another drug class. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Diovan Norvasc Toprol

  38. DASH Results, Week 1....
    ... 2006, the lisinopril was dropped and I was prescribed benicar /hct (40 mg of benicar and 25 mg of hct). In December ... 2007, the benicar /hct was dropped and I was prescribed 25 mg of atenolol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Lisinopril Norvasc hydrochlorothiazide

  39. toprol and diovan side effects
    ... control was never too good. When I was switched to BENICAR (the same class of drug) my numbers improved and side...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  40. BYSTOLIC (Nebivolol) - New Hypertensive(Beta Blocker)Medication
    ... have taken in the past with minimal side effects is BENICAR , ACEON and BISOPROLOL. BYSTOLIC (so far) definitely...
    ... almost constant tickle in my throat... I then went to BENICAR and a low dose of BISOPROLOL. I switched the BISOPROLOL ... to try the new BYSTOLIC med, and ACEON in place of BENICAR ......
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  41. Beta Blocker Withdrawl
    ... after taking it for awhile. I was later switched to BENICAR which is the same class of pill. I believe BENICAR ... is probably the best medication of them all. BENICAR lowers blood pressure for a full 24 hours and has ... lots of other meds. The most important thing about BENICAR is it is currently being studied to prevent MIGRAINE ... doctor told me that if you cannot tolerate an ACE drug, BENICAR is probably the better choice. So far I am still on ... If this should change, I will definitely return to BENICAR ..... P.S. I thought of BENICAR when you mentioned...
    ... Thanks ACE - I will definitely ask my Dr. about the Benicar - I do not like the way the Diovan is making me feel...
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  42. New Med Update
    ... did take me off them, begrudgingly, and put me on Benicar , which to my dismay I also suffered similar reactions...
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  43. At The End Of My Tether
    ... I've had bad reactions to Lisinopril, Amodipine, Benicar , and now Propranolol. I'm sorry for sounding down...
    ... I've had bad reactions to Lisinopril, Amodipine, Benicar , and now Propranolol. I'm sorry for sounding down...
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  44. Switched again part 2
    ... 5 mgs of hydrochlorathiazide when you were on the Benicar /HCT 40mg/12.5 I would be very leary about taking ... hct. Although you probably don't know if it was the benicar or the hct, or the combo of the 2 meds, there should ... them again with a vengence when I was switched to benicar /hct40/12.5...so I know that the hct had SOMETHING...
    ... hydroclorothiazide. For some reason, I feel it was the benicar and the combo of the 2 drugs. The side effects seemed ... to come from the benicar . Funny you should ask about coreg. It gave me...
    ... hydroclorothiazide. For some reason, I feel it was the benicar and the combo of the 2 drugs. The side effects seemed ... to come from the benicar ... I'm glad your investigating other options.....
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  45. Sudden Onset of High Blood Pressure
    ... later. Now it's 6 months later and I'm on 40 mg of Benicar and 20 mg of Dynacirc....

  46. questions about Benicar
    ... Was on 20 mg. Benicar for 6 weeks with no results. Went to 40 mg. and...
    ... problems did you have with it? ... I refuse to take the Benicar any longer, although I know you aren,t suppose to ... stop it suddenly. :) I took benicar in combination with hydrochlorothiazide and experienced ... at night when only on the hct) and how much was the benicar , but the combo was a nasty one for me. Some people...
    ... with it? That is interesting that you are taking Benicar -- a mild med for hypertension. You probably don ... everyone has a little bit) and the small amount of Benicar is causing some immunopathology/herxing -- or it is...
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  47. Severe Skin Bruising and BP Medications
    ... side effect you need to switch medication. I'm on Benicar now and I;m not getitng the bruising anymore....

  48. Hangovers-effect on Blood Pressure
    ... has not had any effect on my blood pressure. I take BENICAR HCT 25/40 and my average blood pressure is 110/65...

  49. Lone High systolic?
    ... My doctor raised my benicar script from 20mg to 40mg cuz my systolic is high but ... diastolic is around 70 or 65. I don't want to take anymore benicar cuz it only seems to effect my Diastolic and my systolic ... so do you think i am right for doubting i need more benicar ? As easy as i get worked up i think my systolic will ... still be up and down and more benicar will just lower my diastolic yet again. By the way...
    ... investigate it if I was you. My doc first put me on Benicar and I wound up in the ER. He gave me way too high...
    ... meditation. Im just not sure i need to be uping my benicar as it doesn't change my readings other than the diastolic...

  50. Ok someone please explain this
    ... angers me about your story is that my dr. put me on Benicar /HCT 40/12.5 last Dec and my bp wasn't high, was about ... great cholesterol numbers and I exercise, etc. The Benicar knocked my socks off and I wound up in ER. I'm not...
    ... the weight loss at the very least. And, guess what? Benicar affects the potassium levels in your body. Another...
    ... Now it never gets in those ranges. I am on 20 mg of Benicar and 12.5 mg of hydrochlorithyide combo and have been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  51. Benicar and Tricor
    ... are common side effects to most BP meds. Does the Benicar have the diuretic HCTZ component too? I was taking ... Benicar HCT until it went off the formulary list and am now...
    ... Can Benicar and Tricor be taken together together? Do they...
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  52. ACE cough AND ringing in ear
    ... So I stopped the ACE 4 days ago and started on Benicar . How long does this cough take to go away, it's keeping...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Verapamil

  53. Lower the Pressure - Higher the Heart Rate
    ... resting heart rate of 130 ok? I started taking my Benicar again because my ear ringing did not stop after 3...
    ... your medication might be causing the increases. Some Benicar studies reported a very small percentage of adverse...
    ... very concerned with all the side effects I saw from Benicar . My mother is very chemically sensitive and has a...
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  54. Benicar vs. Avapro or Diovan
    ... was borderline. My doctor changed my medication to BENICAR HCT 40/25 and since then my blood pressure averages...
    ... have tried Cozaar and Atacand, both are ARBs like Benicar , Avapro and Diovan. They gave me the worst side effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Diovan Atacand Cozaar

  55. Amusement park ride warnings & BP
    ... her since my BP was now about normal thanks to the Benicar (40 mg) and Dynacirc (10 mg) it would be OK for me...

  56. Alternative BP Medication?
    ... Hi there, I have been on Benicar 20mg (I take HCT sparingly on the side if I need it ... terrible disease... but I'm wondering if its really the Benicar doing this... 1. Bad headaches 2. Ringing in ... given me a vitamin d difficency. Could these be the benicar ? I have read up on it and the side effects of the ... lately that my bp is staying around 134/86-92 ... the benicar doesn't seem to be working. Is there a good bp...
    ... closed till the 7th of Nov. If I stop taking the benicar would it cause problems? I'm also curious if Benicar...
    ... electrolye & mineral problems? I don't know about Benicar as it isn't in my drug book-get the pkg insert from...
    ... anybody else had experienced similar side effects of benicar and if it had caused ringing. Was also hoping to...

  57. Coffee and meds
    ... good the last few weeks or so since going to 40 mg of Benicar and 10 mg of Dynacirc....
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  58. Switching from Benicar HCT to Benicar
    ... I don't have personal experience with Benicar but I do with HCTZ. I've taken it for almost 4 ys ... b/p when you stop it. I would just switch to Benicar . What problem did you have with your kidneys...
    ... For instance, the medical dr. I went to has given me benicar hct, natural thyroid, vit. d, vit.a, vit bcomplex ... The thyroid, Vit. d and indoplex tested ok, but the benicar hct, vit a , vit. e and vit. bcomplex caused my testing...
    ...

  59. high blood pressure medication Micardis Telmisartan
    ... me except make me feel miserable and tired. I'm on benicar (which is the same class) and it has really worked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  60. Meds questions - Benicar and Dynacirc
    ... I take Benicar and my insurance doesn't like it for some reason. ... medicine maybe try others from the same class. I take Benicar 10 mg (cut 20 mg in half) every other day. I should...
    ... James, Benicar (OLMESARTAN) and Dynacirc (ISRADIPINE) are the newer ... less side effects than other older meds. I've taken BENICAR 20 mg for the past year with almost no side effects ... proven as effective as other classes of meds. Benicar also has a formulation which includes a low dose diuretic ... (to eliminate fluid-retention) called ( Benicar HCT). This may offer the best blood pressure reduction...
    ... about giving me a diuretic at first with the 20 mg Benicar but since we were about to go on a vacation to the...
    ... I've been on Benicar HCT 40/25 for two years with great results. My doctor ... less expensive product as there is no generic for Benicar and it is very expensive. Most of my co-pays are only ... $5 but it's $40 for the Benicar . There are several products on the market that cost...
    ... I have been using Benicar HCT for about one year and it is the best medication...
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  61. Blood pressure higher than a few days ago
    ... Hi everyone. I was on benicar /hct 20/12.5 for 5 weeks AND DO NOT WANT TO GO BACK ... and also raised my cholesterol. I have been taking Benicar 20mg (without the HCT) for about 2.5 months and it ... exercise most days. This has happened before with Benicar 20; i.e BP gets high for a few days and then goes...
    ... goes back down again. I will work on taking the benicar at exactly 4:00pm every day. It just seems wierd...
    ... Hello gayle 123, I will be switching from benicar hct to just benicar. Did you switch from the benicar ... hct to the benicar immediately, or did you need to do it gradually....
    ... But I wish it would stay in this range. I take 20mg Benicar ...
    ... Mine is also doing that... even on the benicar it was spiking a lot. And whenever I go to the dr...

  62. Side effects of BP meds
    ... example), pain in my pinkies on amlodipine, achy hips on benicar /hctz (I suspect the hctz here, not the benicar), and...
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  63. Men & Diovan and weight gain and other meds
    ... required. He said to watch my portion sizes. I now take Benicar hct that has a diuretic. I do not have to take potasium...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  64. Tekturna
    ... advantage to tekturna. before i started it, i was on benicar , hct, and cardizem. my bp stayed low til i started...
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  65. Hypertensive and atherosclerotic effects on blood vessels
    ... trying a low dose of ACEON (as an addition to low dose BENICAR ) for better blood pressure control. I had trouble ... that many of us are switched to ex. COZAAR, DIOVAN, BENICAR etc... COZAAR and DIOVAN are fairly well researched ... . BENICAR is yet to prove any strong positive studies with the...
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  66. HCTZ and edema question
    ... Those of you that read my former post know I quit benicar in June and I've have been taking hawthorn since....
    ... sped up - to 100 - lasted about 2 1/2 yrs til I quit benicar in June when it dropped to normal. (Both drugs cause ... this in 5% of patients I believe I read- and benicar can raise triglicerides and mine jumped up) Two ... a month, but bs is much easier to control without benicar . I was having the diahrea when I had my last blood...
    ... their hair falling out within a few months of taking benicar , & a number of people had kidney stones. I had a ... or too low (like iron) occurred while on cozarr & benicar . Last year while on something else, those were okay ... met. I'm taking 500 mg now. It's hard to believe benicar made so much difference. I've stopped smoking twice...
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  67. Avalide, holy cow, not again!
    ... keeping my vision focused. Recently ran out of Rx's, Benicar HCT and Norvesc, and needed to change brands since ... lots of money. Doc changed me to AvalideHCT for the Benicar and some other for the Norvasc whose name escapes...
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  68. Caffeine & B/P meds
    ... week and it does not raise my blood pressure. I take Benicar HCT 40/25 and my average readings are 105/75....

  69. My first post, question about Olmetec
    ... matter of degree. Olmetec also goes by the name of Benicar , which I've taken in combination with hydrochlorothiazide ... activities of daily living. I do not know if it was the benicar , the hct, or a combo of the two, but I couldn't continue...
    ... took Bendrofluazide (Diuretic). Have you found a Benicar replacment that does not give you the restless leg...
    ... took Bendrofluazide (Diuretic). Have you found a Benicar replacment that does not give you the restless leg ... with all of the bp meds I took (hydrochlorothiazide, benicar hct, lisinopril, atenolol, and amlodipine), but I ... experienced the movement problem with the hct and the benicar hct. I experienced fatigue, if not diabilitating...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide Atenolol Cialis Lisinopril

  70. Hctz What Should I Do?
    ... about. I took only 12.5 mg of hctz (combined with benicar ) and experienced similar side effects to those I experience...

  71. Atenolol and exhaustion
    ... I've been taking Atenolol (50mg) along with Benicar (20Mg) and HCT(12.5) for a little over a month. I ... have previously taken the Benicar , and the HCT seems to be pretty benign from all description...
    ... 3155637]I've been taking Atenolol (50mg) along with Benicar (20Mg) and HCT(12.5) for a little over a month. I ... have previously taken the Benicar , and the HCT seems to be pretty benign from all description...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol hydrochlorothiazide

  72. Side effect from Benicar/HCT 20/12.5 diuretic?
    ... Fasting glucose was 81. At that time I was started on Benicar HCT 20/12.5mg for HBP 4 weeks later I my fasting glucose ... I think the HCTZ caused my glucose to jump but the Benicar /HCT has normalized my blood pressure(from 140/100...
    ... Can you drop the hct and just take Benicar ? I did that and Benicar still kept my bp down. I...
    ... flowersx, I will ask my doctor about just taking benicar without the HCT. How long were you on benicar/hct...
    ... my doctor tomorrow morning and ask to try just the benicar without the hct. I have never been on blood pressure ... medicine before AND according to the benicar label that is what should have been done in the FIRST ... place! That is, I should have been put on Benicar first and if that did not lower my BP enough THEN ... make it do that. I think I should try just the Benicar now instead of waiting that way I can see if HCT has ... could just be added back. I have only been on the Benicar /HCT for just 5 weeks so I do not think it will harm ... me to just take Benicar alone and see how that works. I hope my doctor ... am dissappointed that she did not start me on just benicar . Instead, when my blood test came back showing ... TGL 40). I asked her (through her nurse) if the benicar /hct could have had anything to do with the rise in ... and she said 'no' (through her nurse). I called the Benicar /HCT 800 number and they said it could cause a rise ... in some cases. So of course it is worth the try of Benicar alone to see if it is true in my case. Who knows...
    ... will ask my doctor those questions. Were you on benicar /hct also. What did you do? Hello Gayle, Sorry ... about a year, then went to lisinopril, and then to benicar /hct...so I've been on hct and benicar/hct and have ... both. I experienced restless leg syndrome while on benicar /hct which started in the afternoon and I suspect continued ... until my next dose of benicar /hct in the am. My sleep doctor and my primary denied ... the rls was due to benicar so I was the one to demand another medication...and...
    ... post by Gayle: AND according to the benicar label that is what should have been done in the FIRST ... place! That is, I should have been put on Benicar first and if that did not lower my BP enough THEN ... been added. Although it isn't surprising that Benicar 's manufacturers use that lingo, they have it quite ... drug, HCTZ, first...but then that wouldn't sell much Benicar . I ran accross something very interesting in my ... literature perusal: Benicar is NOT approved to be sold to Canadians? Hmmm, food ... for thought? Don't be surprised if the straight Benicar doesn't do much for you BP...ARB's by themselves are...
    ... blood pressure medicine before AND according to the benicar label that is what should have been done in the FIRST ... TGL 40). I asked her (through her nurse) if the benicar /hct could have had anything to do with the rise in...
    ... four weeks later it is 100. I want to just try the benicar alone. I think it is the HCT that is causing the...
    ... think it is worth a try to drop the hct and just try benicar . Flowersx2 says that is what she did (just straight ... benicar ) and her bp stayed down. You are right I won't know...
    ... QUOTE=Lenin;3138955]Although it isn't surprising that Benicar 's manufacturers use that lingo, they have it quite ... drug, HCTZ, first...but then that wouldn't sell much Benicar ..... Yes, if drug treatment is required and if...
    ... caused nocturnal movement problems...it's just with the benicar /hct, the movements "moved" into the daytime hours ... as well...it may be the benicar had nothing to do with it...or it may mean that the ... sleep. You may have very good results with the benicar ...I do hope so! Bethsheba...
    ... to what it was on July 2nd, before I started on the Benicar /hct. My regular doctor is out of town but I was able ... filling in for her and he gave me 2 weeks worth of Benicar 20mg he said he understood my concern about my numbers...
    ... filling in for her and he gave me 2 weeks worth of Benicar 20mg he said he understood my concern about my numbers ... your bp, and how you think, feel, eat, and sleep on benicar as it may be helpful for you down the road. I saved...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril hydrochlorothiazide

  73. Tropol xl and heart rate
    ... Diovan and that I had been changed to Toprol XL and Benicar ( to stop the extreme tachycardia caused by the ARBS ... .) Well I am up to 30mg. of Benicar with 200mg of ToprolXL. Before I take this medication ... 10 years. I cannot now tolerate the Toprol and the benicar and I have to keep taking intermitant Clonidine to...
    ... moderate to severe side effects on hct, lisinopril, benicar hct, atenolol, and amlodipine....
    ... by Kat: Well I am up to 30mg. of Benicar with 200mg of ToprolXL. Before I take this medication...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardura Clonidine Diovan Toprol Atenolol Lisinopril Cozaar Furosemide Lasix

  74. allergies to meds
    ... moderate to severe side effects with lisinopril and benicar hct. The med I experienced the least side effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  75. BP is finally normalizing again, but. . .
    ... what mine did only worse. She gave me samples of Benicar 40/20 and my blood pressure dropped to a range of ... even out, but it never did. She then switched me to Benicar 20/12.5 and my blood pressure now remains around 115 ... or not, but I'm almost sure it's connected with the Benicar . I can live with it though - I feel so much better...


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