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  1. ? for jtu
    ... quit doing the job. My doc wants me to add it to my benicar . So far no side effects but not much better control...

  2. benicar and heart rate
    ... I do run. I do take Benicar. I always take the Benicar after I run never before (except for 1 time and my...
    ... I do run. I do take Benicar. I always take the Benicar after I run never before (except for 1 time and my...
    ... my normal pulse is 70 - 80 while on benicar , it was 100 - 110, it seemed like there was an inverse ... the higher my pulse the lower my bp (of course benicar didnt control my bp very well, there were wide swings...

  3. HCTZ Side Effects
    ... hour when i was on it but that could have been the benicar causing that of course when i woke up i had to...

  4. Benazepril
    ... where some like Cozaar and others do so much better on Benicar or Diovan. The BIG test though is whether THE COUGH...

  5. Med Question
    ... Keep track of your weight, I was on Benicar HCTZ & gained a lot, probably due to the HCTZ but ... I'm not positive (didnt help that the Benicar made my joints & muscles hurt, made my workouts hell...
    ... changed, thats probably it - when I was first put on the benicar , the weight gain wasnt much, I had a hernia at the...
    ... try to make some sense out of everything, & i was on benicar a lot longer than i thought, when the weight gain...

  6. ACEI and exercise
    ... never stopped - at least so far. I take 20 mg Benicar . I finished the 1/2 marathon at Tybee although those...

  7. Cass, mgraylorn or anyone with knowledge about clonidine...
    ... me feel. That will put me on 3 meds now 4 since the benicar is a combo. I worry that my bp will get too low in...

  8. Which HBP medicine do you think have no big side effect ?
    ... seem to have the least side effects. (Cozaar, Diovan, Benicar et al). The ARBS are not dis-similar to ACE inhibitors...
    ... AVAPRO) LOSARTAN ( COZAAR, *HYZAAR) OLMESARTAN ( BENICAR , *BENICAR HCT0 TASOSARTAN (VERDIA) TELMISARTAN...
    ... correct. The ARB's have low side effects. I take 20mg Benicar . She takes Diovan. Good Luck, Jay...

  9. switching meds to find the right one, is it safe?
    ... If Diovan gives you problems, you may want to try Benicar . They are both in the same class of drugs (ARB). I ... have no side effects from Benicar . Jay...

  10. Benicar
    ... Accupril slowed me down. I can't even tell I am taking Benicar except for the first two hours. I just ran a half...

  11. ace inhibitors
    ... wondering if an ACE would do a better job than the Benicar HCT. Oh well... I need to stop. I am get carried...
    ... The last visit to the doctor he gave me some Benicar to try (about 2 months worth). Do you think the switch...
    ... Accupril is an ACEI and Benicar is an ARB. You shouldn't have any problems switching ... . A lot of people on this board really like Benicar ....

  12. bad muscle pain on movement with all bp tablets. HELP
    ... Hi Anna, Try Benicar if you have not already. I was on Diovan for many ... better. I switched almost a month ago to 20 mg of Benicar with 12.5 of HCTZ and I feel great. My blood pressures ... 140/90 on Diovan to 115/68 (the lowest reading) on Benicar . Better 24 hour protection I am told and no muscle...
    ... Benicar gave me more muscle & joint pain than any other med...
    ... for your comments. Please could you tell me what Benicar is, (Which family/class of drugs it belongs to) as ... (I have a list of American named medicines, but Benicar doesnt appear on it....
    ... for your comments. Please could you tell me what Benicar is, (Which family/class of drugs it belongs to) as ... (I have a list of American named medicines, but Benicar doesnt appear on it. Benicar is an Angiotensin ... are Diovan, Cozzar, Avapro, Atacand, and Micardis. Benicar is (I believe) the newest in this class. HCT is Hydrochlor...
    ... Thank you very much Cassiebel. I will mention benicar to my consultant when I next see him, but I have ...
    ... Thank you very much Cassiebel. I will mention benicar to my consultant when I next see him, but I have ...
    ... anna, Benicar is an angiotensin receptor blocker (an ARB in board...

  13. Another question regarding Chlonidine
    ... over 150. Sometimes I take it with my other BP meds ( Benicar HCT) in the am, sometimes at night and somtimes I split ... it up 1/2 with my Benicar and 1/2 at about 3 pm. I think it's a great medication...

  14. uncontrolled high blood pressure
    ... D:D. (Well not DIRECTLY anyway!)Actually, the ARB ( Benicar ) still works if I consume a lot of sodium. But, it ... it did nothing for my BP. But, then after being on Benicar , I started noticing that I was salt-sensitive. So...
    ... salt My average readings from before i quit the benicar hctz are the same as they are now, the range was just...
    ... December Of course if I could lose that last 20 lb Benicar HCTZ put on me I might get there...

  15. Home blood pressure monitor
    ... number". BTW, since dropping Diovan and starting Benicar , I feel great. Not so much fatigue and muscle pain...

  16. Hyzaar
    ... problems to the diuretic part of it. I am now on Benicar 20 mg (no HCTZ) and doing very well with excellent...

  17. BP meds and side effects
    ... Pal, Could you help me out here. I have been on Benicar HCT for over 6mos now and I just had my annual physical...

  18. What's with this?
    ... insurance company dropped it. I started on 20 mg of Benicar with 12.5 of diuretic. Here are my readings: 1...
    ... Benicar worked for me immediately. You may need the 40's ... . Normally, I'd expect the Benicar 20's to be stronger than the Diovan 80's. But, this ... Also, the two drugs are eliminated differently ( Benicar is 50/50 renal/liver; Diovan is 10/90). These drugs...

  19. Need advice on blood pressure medicine
    ... I've been taking Benicar for approximately 1 year. Prior to taking the medication ... rapid heart beat / frequent papations. Changed to Benicar 20mg.- bp didn't seem to drop (at doctor's ran 160 ... think that caused the high readings. Dr.. upped the Benicar to 40mg.- week later she wanted to add another bp ... running in 90/60 or less. Dr wants me to continue the Benicar . Had carpal tunnel surgery 3 weeks ago and my bp at ... way I have lost about 35 pounds since starting the Benicar )...
    ... consider your home measurements. You may not need Benicar at all. And, lowering the dosage seems like a no ... -brainer. BTW, Benicar is an easily splitable tablet. So, you can split...

  20. Norvas and weight gain...
    ... Take care. Dianne Hi Dianne, I have been on Benicar HCT for 6+ mos now and my cholesterol has gone down...

  21. Has anyone taken or take clonidine hcl???
    ... does the trick combined with my other meds (40/25 Benicar and 50mg Atenolol) I take the Benicar in the morning...

  22. Dropped Diovan and started Benicar today--should I exercise?
    ... with a 12.5 diuretic as of last night and started Benicar 20 mg with 12.5 diuretic--because my insurance company ... been running this regularly for the past 2 years. Benicar 20mg (without HCT) had just the opposite effect. ... very evil. Anyway, I started on a fairly low dose of Benicar 20mg / 12.5 diuretic and am wondering if I should ... don't think you're going to notice any difference. Benicar is a little more potent. So, it may take a couple...
    ... with a 12.5 diuretic as of last night and started Benicar 20 mg with 12.5 diuretic--because my insurance company ... itself. Anyway, I started on a fairly low dose of Benicar 20mg / 12.5 diuretic and am wondering if I should...

  23. Does an "Insulin Resistance" diet improve blood pressure?
    ... no,no,no, 50mg of atenolol and Benicar 40/25. It was the .1 clonidine I have been able to...
    ... year and had palps and increased pulse. Switched to Benicar HCT and they went away. See you at the ballpark...
    ... year and had palps and increased pulse. Switched to Benicar HCT and they went away. It has been about seven...

  24. Has anyone dropped Diovan and done alright?
    ... combined with a diuretic? I gained a lot of weight on benicar with hctz, a lot of it has come off since i quit taking...
    ... frank - i havnt had an official test since i quit the benicar hctz, but my cholesterol was up after i started the ... figure if ive lost 25 lb in 6 weeeks after going off benicar w/hctz my cholesterol probably went down...
    ... sense because all my experiments in the past (prior to Benicar ) revealed that sodium restriction did absolutely nothing...
    ... on before wasnt doing much anyway so he put me on benicar a week or 2 after surgery my bp was still high ... bp hadnt changed so he doubled my dose of both the benicar & hctz then the weight really started to come on...

  25. Just diagnosed Questions
    ... capel tunnel surgery a week ago. The Doc prescribed Benicar for me a week ago & my insurance company wants him...
    ... The Doc prescribed Benicar for me a week ago & my insurance company wants him ... about something that isn't all THAT expensive, like Benicar . And, yet, they will approve Imitrex scripts (which...
    ... know some get complete control but most don't. Only Benicar has been proven to last for 24 hours. Cass...

  26. Salt
    ... loss, i'm generally running 140's over high 90's benicar hct made me gain a lot of weight, i got up to 270...
    ... The last straw for me was when i gained 40 lb on benicar hct last year, and my BP was still going up - I quit...

  27. Concerned with B/P Readings
    ... across a while ago when I was researching my BP med, Benicar . The science behind it is quite fascinating. Pal...

  28. Wean from Norvasc
    ... yet.It has been two weeks so far. I was placed on Benicar a little over two weeks and ended up in the hospital...

  29. puzzled
    ... difference within 6 hours? My doctor put me on 20mg of benicar . Should I take this? Sideaffects? Thanks! :)...
    ... difference within 6 hours? My doctor put me on 20mg of benicar . Should I take this? Sideaffects? Thanks! :) Those ... willing to put up with side-effects. As far as Benicar is concerned... It's not fair. Most of us have to ... before we get to the ARB class. I'm currently on Benicar 20 mg. I've had no negative side-effects. My exercise ... averages around 115/65. So far, I am very happy with Benicar . Pal...

  30. Hydrochlorothiazide - How does this work?
    ... benicar hctz made me foggy & dizzy besides making me gain ... lot of weight, so maybe it was the hctz & not the benicar - who knows i wonder if you can get benicar with...
    ... i wonder if you can get benicar with a different diuretic No, but you could get ... plain Benicar and take it with another diuretic. Cass...

  31. Diovan Info. needed
    ... people on this board tolerate the ARBs (Diovan, Cozaar, Benicar etc.) very well. zuzu xx...

  32. Anyone with Benicar or Avapro experience
    ... The Benicar HCT made me gain weight, which caused my BP & Cholesterol...
    ... I am on plain old Benicar 20 mg (no HCT) with very good results. Benicar is ... medication has two versions - plain, vanilla (Diovan, Benicar , Avapro, Cozaar) and HCTZ versions (Diovan HCT, Benicar...
    ... I've taken Avalide, MicardisHCT, and finally Benicar HCT. Only the Benicar worked for me. No side effects...
    ... . I may suggest...but heed the doctor's call... Benicar HCT. I wonder if the Diovan hasn't been causing ... religiously would drop some weight. Hopefully the Benicar HCT will work.....who knows? For the people for whom ... Benicar worked, did you gain or lose weight or have any muscle...
    ... Hopefully the Benicar HCT will work.....who knows? For the people for whom ... Benicar worked, did you gain or lose weight or have any muscle...
    ... I am on Benicar 20 with no HCT. Good control. I have lost 20 pounds ... half marathon at Tybee Island (Savannah) in February. Benicar is great! My Copay is just about what I pay at...
    ... attribute this to the HCTZ though. Hopefully the Benicar HCT will work.....who knows? For the people for whom ... Benicar worked, did you gain or lose weight or have any muscle ... problems?On plain Benicar (no HCT), I've been able to lose weight without any ... down 30 lbs from that Hyzaar fiasco). I'd expect Benicar HCT to work similar to Hyzaar. Therefore, for me...

  33. CCB vs Beta Blockers?
    ... a bad allergic reaction to both. Right now I take Benicar HCT and atenolol. BP runs 140's / 70, 80. Thans for...

  34. Enalapril v. Vasotec
    ... it doesn't matter now. My current "experiment", Benicar , is a keeper. Pal...
    ... it doesn't matter now. My current "experiment", Benicar , is a keeper. Pal I'm on BenicarHCT now. I really...

  35. Ambient temperature & Blood pressure
    ... Since I quit taking Benicar HCTZ I have been steadily losing weight & my blood...

  36. Not to beat a dead horse, but White Coat
    ... white coat and also has taken me off certain meds, Benicar for one, because of side effects that I couldn't tolerate...

  37. Cold/Allergy Medicines
    ... I'm on Benicar 20MG, are there any over the counter cold or allergy...

  38. Monotherapy
    ... Diovan seems to be the most popular ARB. I believe Benicar is probably the most potent. Micardis has the longest ... control with Hyzaar (Cozaar + HCTZ) 50/12.5. However, Benicar 20 mg (no HCTZ) is giving me excellent results. My...
    ... Very interesting info, Lenin. You too Pal. I take Benicar HCT with good results. Previously, Micardis HCT ( ... but about 6 hours later would be up (high up) With Benicar I get consistant readings. I am interested in the...

  39. A Little Poll....
    ... Corgard (nadolol) 20 mg What meds. are you on now? Benicar 20mg What is the worst med. that you have been ... What are the worst side-effects that you have? On Benicar , all side-effects are positive - excercise performance ... What is the best med. so far for your High B/P? Benicar I should add that the Corgard stint only lasted...
    ... they would like to use is " They are good meds. Benicar sounds good Pal. I requested it before, but they told ... Lotrel could do the same thing????? I will request Benicar from the specialist....
    ... Pal, i also requested benicar but my gp ignored me. I didn't push bcuz im not crazy...
    ... vanished and bp stabalized. I'm still going to request Benicar , as Pal and Lenin suggested it may be user friendly...

  40. Despondent
    ... they are expensive. If you are paying out of pocket, Benicar is a good choice because it is splittable and the...

  41. Weight Gain
    ... frustrated. I was reading some positive things about Benicar on here. So, I suggested this to my Dr. And, he ... there is much of a difference between the two ARBs. Benicar is supposedly a more potent ARB. However, I suspect...

  42. Are we too young?
    ... meds, you might want to suggest an ARB (Diovan or Benicar are excellent choices). The normal protocol is to ... inclined to give a two drug combo. FWIW, I am taking Benicar 20 mg once a day. Aside from lowering my BP, the...

  43. How Much Salt Is Too Much?
    ... intake or whether I've binged for a week. I'm on Benicar 20mg. I eat relatively low sodium most of the time ... notice a couple extra pounds on the scale. Prior to Benicar , salt made absolutely no difference in my BP - it...

  44. New to Diuretics-Got bad side effects.-Now Just got a CT scan of my brain!!
    ... didn't think it was the HTCZ changed the Lotensin to Benicar . Still same symptoms-finally too the HTCZ away and...

  45. Is there a way to lower both the systolic and distolic pressure independently?
    ... ACE inhibitor or ARB. I noticed the same thing on Benicar . I normally eat relatively low sodium (not totally ... Nothing, nada, zip change in BP. When I started Benicar , I was still eating low-sodium. Wow, Benicar is working...

  46. Should I be concerned???
    ... this recently when I was researching my HBP drug, Benicar . And, Benicar is an important part of the treatment ... of a curiosity. It also makes me feel safer about Benicar knowing that there are folks out there taking 40 mg...
    ... this recently when I was researching my HBP drug, Benicar . And, Benicar is an important part of the treatment ... of a curiosity. It also makes me feel safer about Benicar knowing that there are folks out there taking 40 mg ... take only 20. Pal Pal. I found your info on Benicar & auto-immune diseases to be very interesting. A ... while back my cardiologist wanted me to take a 40/25 Benicar HCT two times a day because my BP is so great for ... about 6 or 7 hours after I take the Benicar HCT and then it slowly creeps back up. I declined...
    ... Pal. I found your info on Benicar & auto-immune diseases to be very interesting. A ... while back my cardiologist wanted me to take a 40/25 Benicar HCT two times a day because my BP is so great for ... about 6 or 7 hours after I take the Benicar HCT and then it slowly creeps back up. I declined ... be anywhere near exceeding the max dose on either Benicar or HCTZ if you doubled up your current dose. The ... FDA data suggests that Benicar has excellent 24 hour BP control. And, you can take...
    ... be anywhere near exceeding the max dose on either Benicar or HCTZ if you doubled up your current dose. The ... FDA data suggests that Benicar has excellent 24 hour BP control. And, you can take...

  47. Weight gain with Benicar
    ... I'm on Benicar 20 mg (no HCTZ). And, I am losing weight with this...
    ... I tried Benicar , but could not take it. However, I was always thin...
    ... I have been on 20 mg Benicar for a year and no weight gain. Just FYI....
    ... Thanks for the replies, guys I last took Benicar HCTZ Friday night, BP seems to like to run at 160...
    ... Update time: I last took the Benicar HCTZ Friday night, 05 Nov 04, my weight naked was...
    ... I have been taking Benicar for approximately 1 year. No problem with weight ... pounds in past 3 months. So I dont think it is the benicar ....
    ... one point. I said, "No way"), I finally recommended Benicar 20mg (no HCT). And, he obliged. My home numbers ... showed great improvement. On my 3 week followup on Benicar , my BP was 148/70 in his office. He was a little ... charts of my home measurements and agreed that the Benicar 20 was doing its job. And, since I've been on Benicar ... 15 more. In fact, I would even venture to say that Benicar may be helping with weight loss. Based on my HYZAAR...
    ... be correct about the hctz, the doc first put me on benicar when i saw him for my hernia, i gained maybe 10 lb...
    ... clue whether or not your weight gain is related to benicar . I do think that genetics, calories in/calories out...
    ... Its a little over a month since I quit taking the Benicar HCTZ and I've lost a little over 20 lb, from here...

  48. Plendil to Altace to Benicor, what now?
    ... stopped taking it. 5-days ago, he gave me samples of Benicar (20mg) an ARB inhibitor, but so far it doesn't seem...
    ... I'm on Benicar 20 (no HCT). I noticed some BP improvement on the...
    ... caused rapid heartrate and palpatations. I'm now on Benicar but mine is with the HCTZ. It took about 30 days for ... me to see any results on the Benicar but after that it has been very consistant. Before ... Benicar 142/76 - 173/87 With Benicar 113/67 - 129/70 That may not be perfect for some...
    ... Well, I've been on Benicar 20mg for 5 days now and I don't see any effectivity ... Btw, just what is HCT/HCTZ (in conjuction with Benicar )? Thanks......
    ... yourself some more time. The usual starting dose for Benicar is what you've been started on: 20 milligrams once ... raising the dose to 40 milligrams once a day. Benicar HCT or HCTZ (same thing) is shorthand for Benicar...
    ... seems logical that if you are on a high-sodium diet, Benicar (or any ARB or ACEI) won't do anything for you. It...
    ... with my very high BP readings, but I guess I'll give Benicar a few more days (by then I would expect to at least ... in my BP). I can't entertain taking HCT with Benicar if it's a diuretic. As I mentioned in my earlier ... aggravating that situation by taking a diuretic. If Benicar doesn't do it for me, I may look into Verapamil (I...

  49. New to diuretics-Help with bad side effects!
    ... Like Zuzu, I am also very big on ARBS. My Benicar has been a life saver. I had tried all other types...

  50. I'm Trying Something
    ... me, it was a totally worthless drug. However, on Benicar (no HCT), none of the problems exist. In fact, I ... my BP is now very well controlled. As you know, Benicar and Cozaar are both ARBs. Unfortunately, I can't ... comment on Cozaar vs. Benicar directly. But, I can say that Benicar by itself is ... out. In any case, I'm not trying to sell you on Benicar . I am just relating some of my experiencese. I wish...

  51. Lisinopril and combo medications
    ... be something to try adding to it. The other is Benicar (an ARB). I am currently on the 20 mg dose (no HCTZ...

  52. I Can't Wean With This????
    ... might be to switch the Lotrel for an ARB (Diovan, Benicar or Avapro). This would get you down to two drugs...

  53. Benicar HRT
    ... sure if you mean rectal or vaginal, but very rarely Benicar can cause hematuria (blood in urine) which is not...

  54. What Combo Has Worked For You
    ... Axe, Why can't you ask your doctor if you can try Benicar . I was not able to take it, but those who can say ... anymore. Just tell him that you insist on trying Benicar . It is not as though you are refusing to take any...
    ... I'll second Benicar. I am on Benicar 20 (no HCT). It's the only one I've found that controls ... this drug. Unfortunately, I get the feeling that Benicar is not pushed very aggressively by the drug reps. ... diuretic part. But, I can say that for BP control for me Benicar (ARB only) blows away HYZAAR (an ARB and a diuretic...
    ... I wish that I could just be on Benicar & get rid of the Lotrel & Atenolol. I will bring this...
    ... I asked to be put on benicar also but my gp refused. He didn't even give me a ... have to spend money if i will not be able to take benicar ....

  55. 116/68
    ... have the same problem. I asked my gp to switch me to benicar and take me off the thiazide. he refused. He never...

  56. Feels like my life is falling apart.
    ... great for you. Ultimately, I ended up suggesting Benicar . And, so far, I'm happy. Pal...
    ... go to see a cardio on Nov. 10th hopefully i can add benicar to my bp meds....

  57. Frustrated by BP monitor-low reading than dr. office
    ... wanted me to start taking another bp pill along with my Benicar . (Haven't started yet the Coreg). After several weeks...

  58. BP Higher at Night?
    ... trigycerides and a weakness for sweets and carbs. I am on Benicar HCT 40/25, atenolol 75, and clonidine .05 as needed ... . I take the Benicar and 25mgs of the atenolol in the am and 50mgs of atenolol...
    ... trigycerides and a weakness for sweets and carbs. I am on Benicar HCT 40/25, atenolol 75, and clonidine .05 as needed ... . I take the Benicar and 25mgs of the atenolol in the am and 50mgs of atenolol ... my situation? Cass I have little knowledge of benicar , atenolol or clonidine. Your morning blood pressure...

  59. How long to see results of Lisinopril?
    ... tingling right now. I would really like to try the benicar ....
    ... jtu...why won't your dr. try U on the Benicar ? As far as the Lisinopril, I believe that is an Ace...

  60. Toprol XL Question
    ... Lisinopril 40 mg in am (tried to switch this to benicar , but could not). HCTZ 25mg in am and Norvasc 10mg...

  61. Water Pills
    ... Me Terrible Side Effects. I Even Tried The Arb's - Benicar Which Gave Me The Internal Shakes So Bad And Diovan...

  62. New to your board, with questions.
    ... to cause any side effects. The one I take is called Benicar HCTZ it's the newest one. Others are Diovan, Cozzar...

  63. norvasc
    ... absolutely nothing for it. Now, I'm on Day 5 of Benicar . So far, this one looks like a keeper. Pal...
    ... absolutely nothing for it. Now, I'm on Day 5 of Benicar . So far, this one looks like a keeper. Pal ... related but they would last for days. I'm also on Benicar now with very good results. Cass...

  64. Hi Zuzu...
    ... dont know about potassium levels, but I was taking benicar hctz until friday, i quit taking it because it seems...

  65. Finally - good bp numbers
    ... couple weeks ago, doc switched me from Micardis 80 to Benicar 40. I just got back from his office with a recheck ... low with him, I've found the right combo of meds.... Benicar and Maxzide. The best part is I have no side effects...

  66. increasing bp meds increases bp?
    ... diagnosed with HBP in May or so. I have been put on Benicar (20mg). When I first was diagnosed, my blood pressure...

  67. Anyone on as many meds for BP?
    ... years and have taken a lot of meds. Right now I take Benicar HCT 40/25, Atenolol 50, and Zocor ( for high cholesterol...

  68. Question on creatinine and meds?
    ... board to see if I get any other responses. I am 40 mg Benicar and 25 mgs of HZTC(?). Last year I had my creatinine ... it was 1.2 which was high normal, I started taking benicar and HZTC and rechecked it a couple of months later ... recheck in two weeks so I decided not to take the benicar and HZTC and guess what it was down to 1.1. I also ... He did not seem concerned about it and said that Benicar was actually a good protective for kidneys. Should...

  69. Is Benicar a good bp med and side effects
    ... I tried Benicar and had to stop taking it due to stomach problems...
    ... I was on MicardisHCT with out good BP control. Benicar HCT seems to last a full 24 hrs. I didn't have any ... side effects with either. Been on Benicar HCT 40/25 for 3 mos. BP averages 125/72 Cass...
    ... keep my numbers at dr. office, etc.low. I'm on the Benicar 40 mg so hope even the lower dosaage will still do...
    ... I was on 80mg also. I think the 40mg Benicar is equivalent to the 80mg Micardis. The Micardis worked...
    ... I was on 80mg also. I think the 40mg Benicar is equivalent to the 80mg Micardis. The Micardis worked ... will try taking that before an appt. and hope with Benicar and Xanax, I'll do much better. Thanks for your...
    ... at home altho haven't checked them as yet with the Benicar as today will just be my second day. Thanks for...
    ... at home altho haven't checked them as yet with the Benicar as today will just be my second day. Thanks for ... took a good 3 wks to get consistant low readings with Benicar . I used to get very high readings at the doc but my...
    ... I have taken Benicar (20mg) for a year. I have virtually no side effects...
    ... ago he weaned me off the betas and put me on 40mg of BENICAR per day with 25mg. of MAXSIDE diuretic. Today my readings ... should level off. I feel like myself again on the BENICAR , and its keeping the pressure down. More and more...
    ... ago he weaned me off the betas and put me on 40mg of BENICAR per day with 25mg. of MAXSIDE diuretic. Today my readings ... should level off. I feel like myself again on the BENICAR , and its keeping the pressure down. More and more ... part of town do you live in? I am a native and take Benicar too. Cassie...
    ... I'm on Benicar 20Mg since Januray with no side effects. Awesome...
    ... appointment). This week it was 150/100. He gave me Benicar HCT 20mg/12.5mg and I am terrified to take it and ... on my dietary habits. From what I've read about Benicar here on the board, there are some good results. Does ... scenarios. I guess I'm looking for reassurance. Anyone on Benicar HCT 20/12.5? I don't know if I posted this correctly...
    ... Hi, I have taken Benicar 40/25 for 4 mos. I have absolutely no side effects...
    ... I take Benicar 20 no HCT. No side effects. You may want to take it...
    ... You do have to be patient with Benicar as with most BP meds. It took a good 3 wks for me...
    ... I wanted to get back to this Benicar thread with some readings since starting BenicarHCT...
    ... My doc just switched me from Micardis 80 mg to Benicar 40 mg. as the Micardis wasn't keeping my bp at good ... Micardis which I liked. Now I've read the side effects on Benicar and they seemed to cover a wider span than Micardis ... meds for bad side effects. Has any one been on Benicar for any length of time and did you have any problems ... ? Hi, I've been on 1/2 of a Benicar HCT (20/12.5) pill since around June of this year...

  70. Lifting Weights and High Blood pressure
    ... around 12% bodyfat. I just started taking 40mg. of BENICAR since my BP went up after back surgery. My BP is 120...
    ... now I can resume my normal heavy workouts with the BENICAR , where I couldnt do hardly anything on beta-blockers ... around with me on TOPROL XL at 150mg. a day! The 40 mg. BENICAR is keeping my pressure at 120/86 with no side effects...
    ... stinks for workouts but the ARB's (like Cozaar, Diovan, Benicar is usually fine.) What did you disagree with? dback...

  71. stress & high bp readings, help please
    ... perfect" for years haven't we!).... First off, Benicar HCT is a very good anti-hypertensive drug, with very...
    ... monitor I've disregarded. I posted my readings on the " Benicar " thread. Your words were wise, and I've settled down...

  72. Timeframe on new meds before it takes effect
    ... on Benicar for > 1 wk. 40 mgs. no effect.... i am a supplement ... ..horrible side effects; stopped in < 1 wk. 3. benicar : this is a high blood pressure medication....they...

  73. BP on the up
    ... angiotensin 2 receptor blockers (ARBS) like Cozaar, Diovan, Benicar etc. are virtually free of them for most people. You...

  74. New to board
    ... something like 130/89. I was put on (immediately) Benicar , 20mg daily. Since being on this medication, doing ... although I've seen this board and many have raved about Benicar , has anyone had less than desirable effects? I told ... my medical records further to see why I was put on Benicar , which incidentally, is quite expensive and there...

  75. Can Dieting Raise Your BP?
    ... and sucked it up and went back to him...started on benicar and it is doing no good. sometimes you can only get...
    ... and sucked it up and went back to him...started on benicar and it is doing no good. sometimes you can only get...
    ... and sucked it up and went back to him...started on benicar and it is doing no good. sometimes you can only get...


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