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  1. Can HBP cause my calcium level to be too high?
    ... told me my BP was high again, 238/95. I am taking Benicar for the HBP, but could my calcium level be high because...

  2. Atenolol..
    ... quarter mile when I'm used to doing 3-5 miles. I'm on benicar now and feel and run much better....
    ... saw a cardiologist last week and he told me that benicar is much better for anyone who does aerobic type exercise...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  3. Benicar? Any results?
    ... the older meds. Anyway, everyone is different and benicar may work for your husband. RW...
    ... I've been on Benicar for over two years. I take 40mg in the morning and...
    ... Benicar is good stuff. been on it for 2 years - does a good...
    ... I experienced severe sleep disturbances on benicar hct (which is somewhat different than just benicar...
    ... a renin-type hypertensive as most people are then Benicar is an excellent choice with few side efffects. If...

  4. Medicines and Sexual Ability
    ... sexual appetite and take 3 blood pressure medicines Benicar HCT, Toprol xl and now Terazosin. Before the Terazosin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Terazosin Toprol

  5. ENALAPRIL and/or ANY OTHER ACE INHIBITOR'S SIDE AFFECTS FOR BP MEDS
    ... doesn't affect my blood sugar or appetite either. Benicar is another ARB with a good side effect profile. I...
    ... are usually an ongoing thing. I've tried to look up Benicar yesterday reviews on that same site but it's not there...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Cozaar

  6. Altace side effects - depression, insomnia, headache, etc.
    ... appt next week, the doctor and I have talked about Benicar . I was on an ARB once before that did not bring down ... bp, but it was not Benicar . I think it's time to change again. Also, I have...
    ... inhibitor. Lots of people get better results with Benicar than some other ARBs....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Cardizem

  7. Blood pressure,medicines and pulse
    ... is 91. I'm taking 100mgs of toprol xl and 40-25 of benicar hct this has been going on for several months, I feel...
    ... is 91. I'm taking 100mgs of toprol xl and 40-25 of benicar hct this has been going on for several months, I feel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Hyzaar

  8. Cardizem and Swelling of the Feet
    ... my horrible experience with Lisinopril and later, Benicar (an ARB). After a severe sinus infection in February...
    ... my horrible experience with Lisinopril and later, Benicar (an ARB). After a severe sinus infection in February...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Lasix Lisinopril

  9. Want to hear positives on Toprol XL
    ... allergy shots while on a beta-blocker. So, I changed to Benicar . I hated the drug - it made me really sick. Next ... at me like I am crazy when I tell them a drug like Benicar made me sick). Thanks....
    ... at me like I am crazy when I tell them a drug like Benicar made me sick). Thanks. My husband was put on Benicar...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc Toprol hydrochlorothiazide

  10. Just started Benicar 20mg.
    ... Hi, My husband took 40mg of Benicar for awhile. It made him extremely tired. He was put...
    ... have tried Cozaar and Atacand, both are ARBs like Benicar . I got extremely tired and dizzy while I'm on ARBs ... please tell me for how long your hasband have been on Benicar ? 1 month or more? Thanks, Michael...
    ... please tell me for how long your hasband have been on Benicar ? 1 month or more? Hi Michael, I can't recall how ... to. And my husband was very, very, tired while on Benicar . RW...
    ... please tell me for how long your hasband have been on Benicar ? 1 month or more? Hi Michael, I can't recall how ... to. And my husband was very, very, tired while on Benicar . RW Hi rw82, So what's the medication that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar

  11. Supplements seem to have stopped working. Dr. wants me to use Coreg.
    ... another group of High BP meds like Cozaar, Atacand, Benicar and Diovan. Drs put patients on ACEs first then if...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar Diovan

  12. ACE/ARB Side Effects
    ... should have, so my cardiologist put me back on an ARB - Benicar - at 20 mg. per day along with the Cardizem. The ... seemed to be coming under control, and I've been on the Benicar for a week now, but all this week I've noticed the ... experienced these side effects with Lisinopril or Benicar (or other ACE/ARB's)? I stopped taking the Benicar ... something else. Are there any probs with stopping the Benicar quickly if I've only been on it a week - especially...
    ... doubt there would be any problem with stopping the Benicar cold turkey except maybe for someone with angina or...
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  13. Supplements have brought my bp down
    ... for my bp. I don't know how to start it. I am taking benicar and verelan pm and i am afraid to mix them with the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: verelan

  14. fish oil
    ... primrose, borage & black current oils. I'm also on Benicar 20mg. All these oils say the aid in helping bring ... anyone think it's not a good idea to take both the Benicar and the Multi-Oils? Benicar says to ask my doctor...

  15. High Blood pressure, meds not working
    ... has been up for about a month now. Started on benicar . No improvement. Added Toprol XL with some improvement...
    ... has been up for about a month now. Started on benicar . No improvement. Added Toprol XL with some improvement...
    ... result will clear you of cardiac worries. If the Benicar caused "no improvement" then drop the Benicar...adding ... drugs only benefits the pharmaceutical companies (and Benicar isn't cheap.) Usually if Benicar (for Renin hypertension...
    ... thanks for explaining it to me Lenin. I agree on the Benicar ....a total waste of money if something isn't working...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol luminal

  16. Lisinopril side effects
    ... the Cardizem, my doctor decided to try me on an ARB ( Benicar ). Lo and behold, I had a recurrence of the hives that ... went away a week or so after coming off the Benicar . So, I'm steering clear of all ACE inhibitors and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Lisinopril

  17. High BP and Nosebleed?
    ... take a diuretic. Her latest medication is 40 mgs of Benicar daily. Last week, she had such a horrendous nosebleed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  18. Can anyone FEEL when they have HBP?
    ... I am not trying to get off a Beta Blocker. It's Benicar . An angiotensin. I check my pressure throughout...
    ... week to see real numbers. So why not just STOP the benicar for a month and record daily or twice daily BP readings...
    ... Live Life, I am also trying to wean off Benicar the last month and have the same concerns you do....

  19. Are There any BP meds w/o side effects?
    ... I was taking Benicar for 2 years and experienced no side effects at all...

  20. Trying to stop taking my HBP medicine
    ... I have been taking Benicar 20mg for two years now and with my doctors approval...

  21. ACE Cough?
    ... I stopped the Altace (ACE) yesterday and started Benicar (ARB) today. Maybe I should not take either untill...
    ... the effects of stopping. I wouldn't worry about the Benicar unless the cough didn;t go away...give it a week,...
    ... I'm an ARB cougher, first on Benicar and now on Diovan. I haven't tried any others as ... I figure they will be the same. Still, the Benicar was a little worse, I believe. The only only left...
    ... for months after stopping the ACE. I'll give the Benicar a try and we'll see. Cass...
    ... I take Benicar and have developed a dry night cough. I do not cough ... and chest tightness. Has anyone else had this from Benicar ?...
    ... I had a cough on Benicar , especially at night. I switched to Diovan, which...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Cozaar Enalapril Diovan

  22. atenolol? Help
    ... Bp. Anyways now i am off procardia and taking 20mg benicar instead of diovan and Atenolol down to 25mg. I feel ... scared help. Atenonlol 25mg 40mg lisinopril 20mg benicar 25mg hctz .1mg clonidine at bed time...
    ... atenolol 50 (cheapest.) lisinopril forget the Benicar if you can take lisinopril. You;ve got to find ... atenolol,) ACE inhibitors (lisinopril), and ARB's ( Benicar ) target the more common RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN driven hypertensi...
    ... BP. I was on: beta blocker (atenolol) 50mgs ARB ( benicar ) 40mgs ACEI (altace) 10mgs diuretic (HCTZ) 25mgs...
    ... diuretic and my heart races so fast, tried Diovan and Benicar same results plus terrible anxiety. Tried Tennormin...
    ... diuretic and my heart races so fast, tried Diovan and Benicar same results plus terrible anxiety. Tried Tennormin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Clonidine Diovan Lisinopril procardia Altace Diltiazem Verapamil

  23. Benicar or Lisinopril
    ... Altace which is also an ACEI and I previously took Benicar 40mgs. Neither of these meds caused me any side effects ... personally don't think switching from Lisinipril to Benicar will help you feel better unless you have a crinic...
    ... DOESN'T CAUSE COUGHING. The ONLY reason to prefer the Benicar is if you cough from an ACE. There's been some ... favor of the lisinopril. And last but not least, Benicar is a LOT more expensive than generic lisinopril. ...
    ... its not controling my BP, and how long will it take benicar to be affective, my doctor thinks it will take only...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Lisinopril Nifedipine procardia Atenolol

  24. Hello, I am new to the board
    ... here. The last medication that I was prescribed was Benicar . I decided to wean myself off of it without my doctors ... hawthorne berries, et al. I am afraid to go back to Benicar because of the intense swelling and seemingly no effectiven ... me. Has any one else has these side effects with Benicar ??? I have run the gamut from ACEs to the "prils...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  25. Diovan HCT 80 mg. for a newly dx'ed BP
    ... . Diovan is an ARB agent like Cozaar, Atacand and Benicar but 'Diovan HCT' adds duiretic to the ARB which explains...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar Diovan Potassium

  26. Please Help Med Advice
    ... m currently taking daily 60mg procardia Xl 20mg benicar 40mg lisinopri 25mg atenolol 25mg hydrochlorothiazide ... I sent me home. Went to primary doctor he lowered benicar from 40mg to 20mg. my pressure still averages about...
    ... m currently taking daily 60mg procardia Xl 20mg benicar 40mg lisinopri 25mg atenolol 25mg hydrochlorothiazide ... I sent me home. Went to primary doctor he lowered benicar from 40mg to 20mg. my pressure still averages about ... decreasing first. ThanksFirst off, decreasing the dose of Benicar doesn't really make any sense. That drug is either ... changes in your BP until you drop BOTH lisinopril AND Benicar . Since you are on both an ACEI and an ARB, you certainly...
    ... rate: ATENOLOL CLONIDINE PROCARDIA LISINOPRIL BENICAR THIAZIDE. Exceptions CAN occur like murderous...
    ... greatly appreciated Went to doctor yesterday took me of benicar and lowered procardia to 30mg. So now I'm On (Morning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Clonidine hydrochlorothiazide procardia Lisinopril Diovan Nifedipine Potassium

  27. How do you REALLY know if it's anxiety that's causing the HBP?
    ... t want to be on any BP medicine, and am on a ARC ( benicar ) and am now scared of all this stuff I have been reading...

  28. Cozaar or Diovan instead of Benicar
    ... Hi - I have been taking Benicar for two years now with no side effects and it's keeping ... down nicely. Now I have a new insurance plan and Benicar the drug is not covered under my plan. I will need...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar Diovan

  29. Lenin - Need Your Knowledge
    ... but the worst thing of all was the anxiety level. Benicar did that to me also. I lowered the dosage to 40mg ... you think I should try another ARB...been on Diovan, Benicar and Avapro. Or do you think I should try a Alpha...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Cardura Clonidine Diovan Verapamil

  30. Diovan
    ... I seem to have the same experience with Benicar . Within an hour of taking it my bp goes up. I don ... and that keeps it down. the doc told me to take the Benicar in the morning but I don't understand why since it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem

  31. Combining Blood Pressure Medications
    ... Hello everyone :) I have been on Benicar for about 1 year. My doctor feels that I should also ... and always around 115/50 and even less just taking Benicar . I am terrified to take this beta-blocker (Toprol ... arteries. I guess my question is has anyone combined Benicar with Toprol XL? My doctor says it is okay, but my ... me on Friday, 25mg. once a day, and to keep taking Benicar , 40 mg. once a day. I was thinking about taking them...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  32. Benicar HCT and Lupus
    ... Lupus or even developed it after the long term use of Benicar HCT (1 year). All I know is that I have symptoms ... immediatly. And stop the HCT and go to the plain old Benicar . If you have been consistantly going for follow-ups ... pulled up the comsumer info sheet that comes with Benicar HCT and it clearly states that it could cause Lupus ... hoping someone here had this happen to them after using Benicar HCT and that they were just fine after discontinuing...

  33. Cardizem LA
    ... I just came back from the doctors. I am on Benicar and because I sometimes have spikes at night up to...
    ... I take Benicar 40 and Tiazac 180. Tiazac and Cardizem are both brand ... names of diltiazem. The Benicar alone gave me good BP all day long but I would get...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Diltiazem tiazac

  34. Side effects to expect from Hyzaar??
    ... days it should take but some people get no response. Benicar is the strongest ARB so you may talk with your doctor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar

  35. spikes at night
    ... I used to have the same problem. I was on Benicar hct and my BP would do very nicely till around 6pm ... cardiazem). It works great for me - but I take the ARB ( benicar ) in the am and the CCB (diltiazem) in the evening...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem Diovan

  36. What's so bad about diuretics?
    ... warned me), beta blockers (started loosing my hair) Benicar (so jittery and nervous I couldn't stand it) and some...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Diovan

  37. Norvasc & Atenolol Leg Pain
    ... or knee. I just went off of Norvasc & atenolol to benicar hct. How long would it be before the effects of norvasc...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Norvasc

  38. Fish Oil?
    ... Chlolesterol And bLOOD PRESSURE..........im Also Taking Benicar 40/12.5 And 50mg Of Toprol Xl. I Want To Get Off...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Toprol

  39. Help, please someone answer before i stress out .
    ... I've been taking benicar hct 40/12.5 and cardzem la 240mg. for 2 weeks and...

  40. I take 3 Blood Pressure Meds
    ... them. but about 2 yrs ago my dr. added dynacirc to my benicar . I had many complaints while on the dynacirc, back ... some people. but of course my bp went up just on the benicar hct alone. So i told him of my fears and he told ... mgraylorn} and then for awhile i tried just taking my benicar and a xanax but it wasn't enough to keep my pressure ... So 2 weeks ago I started taking cardezem LA with my benicar htc. So far, barring some slight puffiness in my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Xanax

  41. High Blood Pressure medication
    ... your advice. The blood pressure medication I am on is Benicar 20/12.5. I would like to lose 30 more pounds then...

  42. questions for those using or had used ACEIs
    ... asking my doctor if I could try an ARB like avapro or benicar , but if captopril works and I don't get the cough...
    ... asking my doctor if I could try an ARB like avapro or benicar , but if captopril works and I don't get the cough ... I like the ACE better cause I got joint pain from Benicar . But then I never got the cough and I understand very...
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  43. Went to ER.....Very worried!!!!
    ... remember for how long, probably a year or so along with benicar hct when i first started suffering the anxiety attacks ... on toprel, tomorrow i'm going to try just taking my benicar . I am already feeling so much better. I can't even...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Xanax

  44. Just Started Diovan
    ... coughed furiously on lisinopril and coughed furiously on Benicar (Now I'm thinking some of the Benicar coughing could...
    ... not sure the cough is dose dependent. Five mg. of Benicar brought my BP to 90/60, so I have to be careful about...
    ... get worse. I also have a sore throat, similar to my Benicar experience. Diovan has the added treat of giving...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Lisinopril

  45. Trouble with Toprol XL
    ... problems with lipitor and zocor. I had been on benicar hct 40/25 and dynacirc 5mg and lescol xl 80mg for ... anxious zombie. It was awful. So today i took the benicar and since i have 25mg toprel tabs i took 1 and a half...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Hyzaar Lescol Lipitor Xanax Zocor

  46. Problems taking Benicar 20mg
    ... you should have stuck it out a while longer with the Benicar . Hate to see you abandon a good drug if you are suffering ... you taking now, or nothing? Before abandoning the Benicar , I'd go off it for 14 days and then re-introduce it ... re suffering isn't a common set of side-effects for Benicar ...but people are different and a histamine release...
    ... exact symptoms return, then I'll know for sure the Benicar is causing them. I haven't researched ARBs, but ... gas on an open fire" from the day I started taking Benicar . As of now, I am not taking anything. I checked...
    ... stabbing pain. Again, I think it was related to the Benicar ....
    ... It seems most people do okay with Benicar . I just tried Benicar again at 10mg, and still had ... problems with it. So I am done with Benicar !...
    ... I have to say that I am taking benicar and wondering if this is causing my dull headache...
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  47. Odd question..
    ... medications. Take me for example. Most folks love Benicar , but the drug makes me ill....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  48. Any advice on lowering the bp specifically for a test?
    ... through I was too high, so I went to the doc and am on Benicar HCT. Last time I had it read at the doc's it was...

  49. Messing with my hbp meds
    ... make tiazac? Is it an ACEI? I would suggest avapro or benicar ( I liked benicar because avapro caused me to be anxious...
    ... ve been thinking of asking my doctor for avapro or benicar to go with the tiazac, or some form of ARB. I hear ... nice things about avapro and benicar from people on this board. Pal, do you take avapro...
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  50. Causes of Increased Heart Rate
    ... altace (ACEI) and .1 mg of clonidine @7am 40/25 Benicar , HCTZ ( ARB + diuretic ) @ 2pm 25 mgs of atenolol...
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  51. Cozaar Cough??
    ... the unluck minority who coughs with an ARB. Mine is Benicar . Would I have better luck with another drug from...
    ... I was about to start a new thread on my Benicar cough, which gets worse every week. It's absolutely ... coughing is waking my husband up too. I'm sure it's the Benicar because it's the dry tickle cough that gets worse ... class would have the same effect? I want to stop the Benicar for a month or two and let it clear out of my system...
    ... to insanity. I went directly from lisinopril to Benicar . I've never taken either before. Once I'm cough ... -free, I may try the Benicar again or another ARB. Benicar is new and purports...
    ... kidney damage. The doctor was surprised about the Benicar cough but believed me. He gave me a script for Diovan...
    ... I think next month I'll start again on either the Benicar or the Diovan to see what happens. Do any of you...
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  52. Atacand~anyone heard of it?
    ... red-rider, I think the Diovan, Benicar and Atacand are peas in a pod...not much difference...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Diovan

  53. To Lenin
    ... protocol", folks load up on incredible amounts of Benicar in an attempt to make 100% blockage of Ang II. From...

  54. licorice root
    ... it raised my blood pressure. (I have hypertension) Benicar took care of it.. If you do take licorice root...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  55. ace inhibtor side affects
    ... t noticed a difference on either (just switched to Benicar from lisinopril 'cause of the dreaded cough). I was...
    ... lots of influence over insulin. I would think the Benicar would affect glucose levels a lot less than lisinopril...
    ... can raise BG levels" part of the chart that I have. Benicar is not on the list at all, however, but I'm not sure...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  56. High blood pressure
    ... different from the office. I know it is me. Have been on Benicar for 3 days and readings at home are much better, especially...

  57. granmabeck
    ... last reading in the office was 110/108. I am now on Benicar . I have readings like 125/79, 136/85, 145/79 in the...
    ... last reading in the office was 110/108. I am now on Benicar . I have readings like 125/79, 136/85, 145/79 in the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: quinapril

  58. ACE Inhibitor vs Beta Blocker
    ... they all make you cough, you might try an ARB like Benicar . Some people on this board really like it. ARBs...
    ... would suggest an ARB like mgreylorn says. I was on Benicar for a year with no side effects but not very good...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  59. BenecarHCT
    ... I take Benicar without the HCT-could not tolerate the HCT-had difficulty ... heart paps really bad. My highest reading before Benicar was 180/100 -40mg was prescribed and it took about ... sulfa in the HCT. I also notice a low pulse with Benicar -upper 50's to low 60's. Good Luck...

  60. Has anyone QUIT Diovan?
    ... 88/56. He has me on atenolol 50mgs, altace 10mgs, Benicar HCT 40/25 and 1 mg of clonidine two times a day. Today...
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  61. Lotrel 5/10
    ... shot up to 190/105, and the Dr. was furious. No more Benicar 40mg. Would appreciate anything you can tell me about...
    ... I meant it is a new medicine for me. The Benicar was practicall side effect free....
    ... is why I can't have a water pill. I have only taken Benicar 20 and 40 mg before. Neither worked....

  62. Dr. appointment tomorrow, would like some input in dynacirc.
    ... get all the stupid side effects. I am now taking benicar hct and dynacirc cr for bp and i'm suppose to be on...
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  63. Medication Question
    ... Your major choices left are ARBs like Benicar or calcium channel blockers like the diltiatzem class...

  64. Colonoscopy Prep & Elevated BP
    ... you are taking a diuretic. My diuretic is part of my Benicar so I can't discontinue them. Since I am a confessed...
    ... I was taking 40mg of Benicar at the time I had my colonoscopy. I too was nervous...

  65. Is It Time To give Up?
    ... meds so many times I've lost count. I am now on: Benicar 40/25mg, altace 5mg, atenolol 25mg, and 1/2 of .1...
    ... before, but today it had shot up again. The 40 mg of Benicar I am now on seemed to be doing the job, now I'm not...
    ... in the past and today as well. koco, So you take Benicar too. Do you have your spikes only in the afternoon...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Clonidine Diltiazem

  66. Toprol and Tarka
    ... Altace are you on? My doc recently took me off of Benicar HCT and put me on 5mgs of Altace. It does a better ... job than the Benicar but I would like my BP to be a little lower. I was...
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  67. questions on home monitering
    ... still not sure why, waiting for bloodwork. I'm on benicar hct and dynacirc. I also take lescol xl which i hate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lescol Lipitor Pravachol

  68. Forgot my pill yesterday-today BP high?
    ... Benicar was suppossed to have almost no side effects, but...

  69. ARB's, Thiazides and Beta Blockers a safe combo?
    ... Beerzoids, I am also on an ACE (Altace) and an ARB ( Benicar HCT). My doctor is talking about adding a CCB. May...
    ... Beerzoids, I am also on an ACE (Altace) and an ARB ( Benicar HCT). My doctor is talking about adding a CCB. May...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Avapro Clonidine Accupril Verapamil quinapril

  70. Is dizziness transitory when starting BP meds
    ... one week. This past week, they gave me 20 mcg of Benicar . I am having a little dizziness and feel very sluggish...
    ... Hey Kathy, With Benicar and the other meds in this same class (angiotensin...
    ... The 20 mg Benicar did nothing for my BP, as I posted in another thread...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Maxzide

  71. Benicar-Medoxomil...Anyone else use this?
    ... I have no experience with benicar , but a lot of people who post here like it....
    ... post on the other thread. Are you taking straight Benicar ? or Benicar HCT. The latter is a combo med containing ... olmesartan medoxomil (that's the generic name for Benicar ) and HCT (hydrochlorothiazide) which is a diuretic ... . Benicar is known as an angiotensin 2 receptor blocker (we ... control/treatment and should enhance the action of the Benicar for even better results if straight Benicar doesn...
    ... Went back to Dr. today. No change in BP with 20mg of Benicar , so the nurse upped the dose to 40 mg per day. I am ... Sulfa so this must be the reason for the straight Benicar 40mg, and not the HCT. :)...
    ... the doctor every other day? It takes a while for benicar to kick in...a minimum of a week usually, sometimes...
    ... I have been on Benicar for over a year. It took about 2 months to bring ... s office 145-150 /80 whenI first started with 20mg benicar but upped to 40. The last several months my pressure ... first wanted to add another medication along with Benicar -Coreg when she upped my dosage to 40mg. I said no...
    ... left the office there were 4 sample boxes of 40 mg. Benicar . I suppose she checked with the Dr. before giving...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide Coreg

  72. Acceptable medication?
    ... trying different meds before prescribing. I am using Benicar Olmesartan Medoxomil. What do you know about it.....

  73. High Blood Pressure Meds - lack of stamina
    ... I take Benicar 20mg. I ran a half marathon in February. Ask your...

  74. Altace + Anxiety
    ... I just started Altace 5mg last week in addition to Benicar HCT 40/25, Atenolol 2.5. I was already taking. Before...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol

  75. Valerian Root Trials
    ... OK, since i quit taking Benicar HCTZ I've been trying several herbal remedies, most ... would go down just a little more My averages on Benicar HCTZ were 146/89 but my pulse was 100 (its mid to...


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