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  1. 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...
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  2. 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...
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  3. Toprol XL Question
    ... Lisinopril 40 mg in am (tried to switch this to benicar , but could not). HCTZ 25mg in am and Norvasc 10mg...
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  4. Water Pills
    ... Me Terrible Side Effects. I Even Tried The Arb's - Benicar Which Gave Me The Internal Shakes So Bad And Diovan...
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  5. 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...
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  6. 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...
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  7. Hi Zuzu...
    ... dont know about potassium levels, but I was taking benicar hctz until friday, i quit taking it because it seems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  8. 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...
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  9. 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...

  10. 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Clonidine Zocor

  11. 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...

  12. 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...
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  13. 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...
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  14. 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  15. 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...
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  16. BP on the up
    ... angiotensin 2 receptor blockers (ARBS) like Cozaar, Diovan, Benicar etc. are virtually free of them for most people. You...
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  17. 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...
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  18. 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  19. When does everyone take their bp meds?
    ... I have always taken my 40 of benicar and 25 of my water pill first thing in the morning ... afternoon I am so tired, is it better to take the benicar in the evenings? Also, I stopped taking my water...

  20. Help need info on bp meds quickly
    ... Blockers (ARB's) You might want to also ask about Benicar ( another ARB) from all I have heard and read this ... didn't work for me all day so my doc switched me to Benicar . So far it has worked great for me but other posters...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  21. Diovan
    ... A Crisp On Face And Neck And Broke Out In A Rash. Benicar - Had Internal Shakes Real Bad...
    ... mg. a try. It's the same drug class as Diovan and Benicar but maybe less side-effecty for you. If THAT bothers...
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  22. New Problem...palpitations...
    ... are listed as one of the uncommon side effects of Benicar . It is recommended that if you experience palpitations ... while on Benicar , you should tell your doctor immediately. You may ... have to give up Benicar as I did for stomach problems. I know how disappointing...
    ... are listed as one of the uncommon side effects of Benicar . It is recommended that if you experience palpitations ... while on Benicar , you should tell your doctor immediately. You may ... have to give up Benicar as I did for stomach problems. I know how disappointing ... as an uncommon side effect anywhere on the actual Benicar /HCT insert , the FDA one that has everything on it ... [url]http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2003/21532_ benicar _lbl.pdf[/url] I don't think it is a side effect...
    ... palpitations were listed as an uncommon side effect of benicar on the internet. All I can tell you is how I found ... it. I typed " Benicar and Palpitations" in my AOL search bar and clicked ... the RXList link. It was full of information about Benicar . Hope you feel better....
    ... palpitations were listed as an uncommon side effect of benicar on the internet. All I can tell you is how I found ... it. I typed " Benicar and Palpitations" in my AOL search bar and clicked ... the RXList link. It was full of information about Benicar . Hope you feel better. I appreciate it, but my...
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  23. Yet, more questions...
    ... Metoprolol, HCTZ, Lisinipril and Norvasc and recently Benicar . I have dropped the Norvasc and Benicar, but am sorry...
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  24. Bye Bye Benicar
    ... bhawkins, I am sorry that you too had to give up Benicar . It just did not work any magic for my BP and I was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  25. Not feeling better.
    ... .that sure sounds normal to me!!! I had been on Benicar , which made me dizzy and when I stopped it after only...

  26. Update on my Benicar
    ... but another poster did mention it while she was on Benicar without the HCT. Some side effects go away with time...
    ... Hi Bharkins. Good luck to you, my dear. I tried Benicar 40 and I had dizziness from the first day and it did ... me just say, that I did have extreme dizzyness from Benicar , but not from the highest dose of Diovan....even though...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  27. Back from the MD
    ... pulse rate, though. I've had it since starting the Benicar /HCT and he said he might start me on a VERY low dose ... lot of it was nerves :) He's keeping me on the Benicar and he was pleased with everything else. THank...
    ... 109/68 at home. My doc loves the results I get from Benicar too. As you might remember I take atenolol (beta Blocker ... ) alone with the Benicar . My pulse runs about 65 @ home 72 @ docs. mine used...
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  28. MD appt tomorrow, please pray...
    ... and behold!! BP was only 140/90 at Doc's ( before Benicar 210/110) Have faith in the Benicar, you may be suprised ... . After 1 month - My highest # on Benicar 137/79 - lowest - 109/64 We will pray for you just...

  29. My Experience With Doctors
    ... & they still won't change the meds. I asked about Benicar + & they said that Lotrel is a good drug. I don't get ... prescribe certain drugs like Lotrel, Altace & Toprol??? Do benicar & diovan not give them enough kick-backs? Everything...
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  30. Toprol XL side effects
    ... side effects. Tried to wean off but Dr put me on Benicar . Wanted off because of side effects. Bp was great...
    ... side effects. Tried to wean off but Dr put me on Benicar . Wanted off because of side effects. Bp was great ... verapamil, hctz, and lisinopril. I would like to try benicar but not sure of side effects. To quit toprol, others...
    ... many other types on the market. I keep hearing about Benicar , Diovan+, which I will bring up to my new doc. (my...
    ... now running 102/68 or so. Of course that is with Benicar and Toprol. Back in the fog with the Toprol....talking...
    ... now running 102/68 or so. Of course that is with Benicar and Toprol. Back in the fog with the Toprol....talking ... to at least cut down on the beta blocker. I take Benicar and it has worked so well that my cardiologist has...
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  31. Concluson to BP "How To"
    ... Oh, before I forget. I am on my second full day of Benicar and my pressure is still high but better than the...

  32. For Ginger Re:Benicar
    ... Hi, I took my first Benicar last evening (20mg.) and was told to up my Hctz to...
    ... Hi, I took my first Benicar last evening (20mg.) and was told to up my Hctz to ... 108/68. My pill is the combination pill that has Benicar and Hydrachlorothiazide. 20mg of Benicar and 12.5mg ... go back to the doctor I am going to ask for the 5mg Benicar and separate HCT so I can take them together in the ... tolerate the whole pill. I'll have to take 2 of the 5mg Benicar s and 1/2 a HCT 12.5mg. Maybe your doctor needs...

  33. Another Benicar "Hopeful"
    ... Without another word, I got my prescription for Benicar . I am keeping my fingers crossed that it works for ... keep you posted. Hoping for the best for you and Benicar , With me it took about 21/2 to 3 weeks to get a stable...
    ... Without another word, I got my prescription for Benicar . I am keeping my fingers crossed that it works for ... doctors think they know it all.... I'm hoping the Benicar works for you like it has for me. My blood pressure...
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  34. Zuzu8, please: High Diastolic readings?
    ... atenolol at one point then abandoned it when you tried Benicar . Have you thought of trying it again with your higher...
    ... ago and was then on diovan. ( I had a brief trial of benicar for 2 weeks recetnly and then due to dizzyness, I...
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  35. Dizzyness with Benicar, for Zuzu and all dear ones
    ... in the event it helps anyone else. I tried Benicar 40 for about 2 weeks and my BP still was irrregular...
    ... in the event it helps anyone else. I tried Benicar 40 for about 2 weeks and my BP still was irrregular...
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  36. Is There Any B/P Med....
    ... About those side effects, I am asking to be put on Benicar . It is supposed to be one with little side effects...
    ... Is that too much to ask???? I have asked to be on Benicar +, but for some reason they like prescribing beta-blockers ... understand why I can't go on a low dose beta with Benicar & see if my B/P is still around 115/70 or so on average...
    ... Is that too much to ask???? I have asked to be on Benicar +, but for some reason they like prescribing beta-blockers ... understand why I can't go on a low dose beta with Benicar & see if my B/P is still around 115/70 or so on average...
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  37. Been On Benicar 40 for nearly 2 weeks
    ... BP. As for the dizziness I'm sure it's possibly the Benicar - we all react so differently to these meds. I would...
    ... interfere with sleep and I wonder if that is due to Benicar . My gut is kinda telling me to try the Diovan in...
    ... too much adrenaline due to my anxiety. As far as the Benicar causing it - I am convienced any BP med can cause...
    ... just let me add this. Even if the doc wants to try Benicar a litle longer YOU must decide if you want to. Like...
    ... cause much in the way of side effects so I doubt the Benicar has anything to do with your feet...though even RARE ... your answer might be to add some thiazide to your Benicar , or better yet for you, to your DIOVAN! For the...
    ... It is such a shame you have side effects from the Benicar because it seems to work so well for most people....
    ... Another quickie....i forgot Benicar HCT 40/25 is the highest effective dose. Above that...
    ... hear you're doing better. How long have you been on Benicar ? I also take the 40/25, Been on it about a month now...
    ... I think it has been about 3 weeks on thre Benicar HCT40/25 and I believe I am just beginning to experience...
    ... before I started the supplement....and I was taking Benicar 40 at the time!) Unfortunately, the Benicar made...
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  38. Exercise intolernace and hbp meds
    ... which will allow exercise to a great degree. I take Benicar and run 10 miles per week and bicycle about 30 miles ... have run a half marathon since I have been taking Benicar . There are several drugs which are in this category...
    ... from this class of drugs. My personal favorites are Benicar and Diovan. Cass...
    ... This is in answer to what ARB do I take. I am on Benicar 20 with no HCT....
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  39. Benicar( my life saver :) )
    ... Glad the Benicar is working so well for you, this trial and error stuff ... believe it is an ARB, this is what I found on google: Benicar ...angiotensin II inhibitor !!...
    ... found something to help you. I am thinking of trying Benicar . Maybe the side effects won't be so bad for me also ... . Were you on angio 11 inhibitors like Benicar or did you switch types altogether? I am on a channel...
    ... Hi Ginger, I'm so happy for you :) and I love Benicar too. It took 40/25mg to work for me but I have not...
    ... jtu91952- Benicar is an angiotension II receptor blocker....my Benicar ... is the Benicar /HCT. It's two meds mixed, the ARB(angiotension II ... terrified of side effects and that's why my doctor chose Benicar because it has so few :) bharkins-HI, I was on ... anything. Labatelol is an alpha and beta blocker. Benicar /HCT is an Angiotensin II blocker and a diuretic. It ... CASSIEBEL-I'm so happy you're doing well on your Benicar /HCT too :) I would probably bottom out big time if ... I think when I go to the doctor I'll ask for the Benicar 5 mg pills and take two in the morning and a seperate...
    ... Ginger, Do you think we should form the "I love Benicar fan club?" :p I am about to find out how they work...
    ... I have taken Benicar for about a year now with great results. I pay the ... extra copay to get Benicar instead of the generic. I have run a half marathon ... as numerous 5K and 10K races since I have been on Benicar . It is great. Jay...
    ... Hi Ginger and all the rest of you Benicar lovers, I have decided to ask my doctor to put ... me on Benicar and I hope he agrees. I see him next Tuesday. I ... me and maybe one of you guys know the answer. The Benicar HCT warns to tell your doctor if you have had a stroke ... before taking (I have had a stroke). The Benicar alone has no such warning nor does the HCTZ alone ... . Isn't that strange? Anyway, I hope that Benicar will be the answer for me as it has been for some...
    ... Hi Ginger and all the rest of you Benicar lovers, I have decided to ask my doctor to put ... me on Benicar and I hope he agrees. I see him next Tuesday. I ... me and maybe one of you guys know the answer. The Benicar HCT warns to tell your doctor if you have had a stroke ... before taking (I have had a stroke). The Benicar alone has no such warning nor does the HCTZ alone ... . Isn't that strange? Anyway, I hope that Benicar will be the answer for me as it has been for some...
    ... reading the messages that seem to sing the praises of Benicar ! Like so many in here I have tried so many different ... thus sleeping very fitfully It would be my luck the Benicar is too expensive for my HMO but if it works for me...
    ... works and we can live with. I had a mini trial of Benicar and it made me dizzy for 2 weeks and so I am now back...
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  40. What to prescribe
    ... seemed to work and the minimal side effects(like the Benicar ) and they just put people on that to try it. I mean...
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  41. classes of bp meds
    ... BENICAR HCT It's an ARB (Angiotensin Receptor Blocker) But...
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  42. Stomach Feels Upset... Meds???
    ... not feeling well. I take 75 mg of atenolol W/ 40/25 benicar hct. Bp 109/68. I feel fine, so I don't think it's...
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  43. I need help...Pleeze!
    ... adding to it, one of the newer ARBS, particularly BENICAR (olmesartan). I posted the following info in a ... shortened by me: The antihypertensive efficacy of Benicar has been evaluated based on pooled data from seven ... in Europe (four centers), were designed to evaluate Benicar VERSUS 3 other ARBS. Paraphrased QUOTE-"Olmesartan ... substantiated in direct head-to-head studies in which Benicar demonstrated significantly greater antihypertensive ... kidney protective as well), so if you need to, adding Benicar instead of Avapro might be an option. Hives will...
    ... enough BP control) so Cardiologist switched me to Benicar HCT ( no side effects and BP 120's / 70's to 130's...
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  44. A hot flash and raising of bp..please help!
    ... OK. This is the problem. I've been on the Benicar /HCT for a week and two days. My blood pressures have ... pressure, it's going crazy. For example, BEFORE the Benicar /HCT when I would get one of those hot flashes, my ... of about 150/100. Well, since I've been on the Benicar I haven't had a hot flash until last night and boy...
    ... very different. To make a long story short, I'm on Benicar 40/25 PLUS clonidine 2X day.(after many trials). I...
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  45. Thanks...Got Rx for Benicar
    ... I hope Benicar works for you. I feel sure if you didn't have any ... sides with Diovan you won't with Benicar . Are you still taking the Atenolol? We'll all be...
    ... stop the atenolol now. I guess she wants to see what Benicar alone will accomplish. I will let you know about...
    ... now that Atenolol is out of the picture. Give the Benicar a chance to kick in and your body time to adjust....
    ... Sunny, Sounds like you may be on the right track. Benicar still working for me 114/68 this afternoon! :) ...
    ... divided doses, I am thinking that since I am using Benicar 40, I may want to look at Benicar 20 twice a day....
    ... Still, let's see how you do on the AM dose of Benicar for a while... Your doctor seems willing to work...
    ... has helped me beyond words. I've been taking the Benicar and I (on my own) started to divide the dose to see ... ocean ~ ~ ~ s will help to magnify the effects of the Benicar . I'll reflect on your goodness while I'm there overlookin...
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  46. Thicken Heart
    ... Right now I am taking Atenolol ( beta blocker ) and Benicar HCT ( ARB ) So far - so good. I think You will be...
    ... Right now I am taking Atenolol ( beta blocker ) and Benicar HCT ( ARB ) So far - so good. I think You will be...
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  47. For Zuzu, JJ and others :)
    ... should talk to doc ASAP. I was just recently put on Benicar HCT to go along with my Atenolol. My cardiologist ... took Micardis ) 1:00 120/70, 8:00 188/95. With the Benicar it is much more stable ( 125/70 - 135/77 ) and it...
    ... side effects. Did you have any side effects with Benicar ? I am so impressed that it worked for you in only...
    ... with my internist tomorrow. Is it possible that Benicar would have negative side effects? I was actually ... encouraged to read that Benicar can work when Diovan fails on this board. Please do...
    ... Hi again Sunny, I just wanted to tell you that Benicar and Diovan are the same type of drug and I took Diovan ... no side effects. I went from diovan 160 on Fri. to Benicar 40 on Sat. and didn't even know the difference. I...
    ... absolutely no side effects and only benefits with Benicar ...thanks for indulging me once again with you reassurance...
    ... research, however, I've read some great things about Benicar . First of all, just to arm you w/info for the ... Irbesartan (Avapro) Losartan (Cozaar) Olmesartan ( Benicar ) Telmisartan (Micardis) Valsartan (Diovan) ... I believe that Benicar is the newest...at least as of 2003. Not absolutely ... newer than Diovan. The antihypertensive efficacy of Benicar has been evaluated based on pooled data from seven ... in Europe (four centers), were designed to evaluate Benicar VERSUS 3 other ARBS. Paraphrased QUOTE-"Olmesartan ... substantiated in direct head-to-head studies in which Benicar demonstrated significantly greater antihypertensive ... your doctor also about the possibility of a switch to Benicar . Other studies have shown even greater efficacy...
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  48. Benicar/HCT, it's helping :)
    ... Wow - good results. I am on Benicar with no HCT. Congrats!!!...

  49. Hypertension at 22!
    ... Hi Ginger, :) I too was put on Benicar HCT. This is my first day to take it. I'm really hoping ... AM then about 4:00 it hits the roof. What dose of Benicar are you on? Mine is 10/25 Cass :)...
    ... Hi Ginger, :) I too was put on Benicar HCT. This is my first day to take it. I'm really hoping ... AM then about 4:00 it hits the roof. What dose of Benicar are you on? Mine is 10/25 Cass :) Cassiebel, ...

  50. need support
    ... Zuzu for your replies. I have now been on 40/25 Benicar for a little over a week. The first couple of days ... back and try a clonidine in the AM and PM with the Benicar . I don't know if the spike was a clonidine rebound ... or what? I have no side effects with the benicar but it doesn't seem too effective, either. My BP went ... talk about labile. How long until the true work of Benicar shows up? I'm a little less freaked out now then...
    ... starting a new drug. I have done very well on the Benicar 40/25 Wishing you the best Cass...
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  51. anxiety and high blood pressure
    ... know which doctor to see! I take a drug called Benicar for my BP and it dropped my readings from 150/95 to...
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  52. Stubborn BP
    ... Angiotensin II blocker (ARB) such as Cozaar, Diovan, Benicar ...etc or A Calcium channel blocker plus...
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  53. Benicar 20mg/Hct
    ... I take Benicar 20 mg without HCT. I have zero side effects. I run...
    ... I take Benicar 20 mg without HCT. I have zero side effects. I run...
    ... effect listed and some that are not. I just started Benicar /HCT - 40/25. It's the highest dose they make ( have ... hard to control HBP) I have 0 side effects from the Benicar except for going to the bathroom a lot more. Cass...
    ... Sandra, For about four hours after taking Benicar , it is difficult to run because the heart is not working ... at optimal capacity. If you take Benicar at night, you should have no problem in the morning...
    ... which I was on since my stillbirth last September, to Benicar with Hydrocholithiazide in it. Have any of you been ... input :) Ginger Ginger, Yes I have been on Benicar Hydrochoithzide but my was 40, the only symtoms I...
    ... BP med seems to give me every side effect there is, Benicar included. I took 20mg Benicar and had heart palpitations...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  54. toporol xl 200mg.. and benicar hct 40/25
    ... I might also add that the usual starting dose for Benicar HCTZ is 20/12.5.. As far as I know your dose of 40...
    ... thot that the lotrel was causing it and he put me on benicar 40/25.. After about 1 month i was still red and went ... reactive hypertension and he upped my medicine to benicar 40/25 and raised my toporol to 200 mg and started...
    ... not serious, but I don't think it's the Toprol or Benicar HCT. Tell your cardiologist that 200 mg Toprol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Lotrel

  55. Co-diovan
    ... Hey Sandra, Ask your Dr. for Benicar samples. You cannot exercise for about 4 to 6 hours...
    ... starting to take meds at night. I will ask about Benicar at next visit. Is Benicar the same as Diovan?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  56. Hello, I am new to this board. I was put on DiovanHCT
    ... been affected at all. The ARBs (Cozaar, Diovan, Benicar , etc) do not normally affect heart rate. Nor will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Diovan

  57. Toprol to Atenolol? Please Respond
    ... Have you not been on an ARB - Diovan, Benicar , Cozaar? These are the cat's pajamas if they work...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Diovan

  58. Fluctuating Blood Pressures..hard to control
    ... first went in and my primary care doctor had put me on Benicar 20/12.5(htcz) that next day before I went in to try ... terrified to go back to the doctor. I'm not on the Benicar anymore. I was suppose to go back to my PCP and see...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax Ziac

  59. A Typical Day On Meds.
    ... hypertension? And have you ever tried the ARBs- Diovan, Benicar , Cozaar, Micardis, Atacand, Avapro et al? They have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Avapro Cozaar Diovan

  60. should I start a new drug?
    ... episodes. Here's my drug list. January- started with Benicar and ended up in the hospital with racing heartbeat...
    ... episodes. Here's my drug list. January- started with Benicar and ended up in the hospital with racing heartbeat...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Corgard

  61. Benicar
    ... Have you tried other options? Or in addition to the Benicar , perhaps of a low dose thiazide diuretic? zuzu...
    ... Have you tried other options? Or in addition to the Benicar , perhaps of a low dose thiazide diuretic? zuzu...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Phentermine

  62. I'm about to try my fifth medication! Help
    ... Hi, I started out with Benicar in January, but it caused my heart to race. Then...
    ... starting Cardizem. Hi, I started out with Benicar in January, but it caused my heart to race. Then...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Corgard Norvasc

  63. Low systolic/high diastolic?
    ... angiotensin 2 receptor blockers (ARBS) such as Diovan, Benicar , Cozaar, Atacand etc. are virtually side effect free...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar Diovan

  64. Need question answered
    ... angiotensin 2 receptor blocker, in the same class as Benicar , Diovan, Atacand, Cozaar, Avapro etc. Of all the BP...
    ... angiotensin 2 receptor blocker, in the same class as Benicar , Diovan, Atacand, Cozaar, Avapro etc. Of all the BP...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Avapro Cozaar Diovan

  65. Cozaar!!!!
    ... I use Benicar which is another ARB like Cozaar. Works great. No...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar

  66. NasalCrom Helps Ace inhibitor Cough
    ... angiotensin 2 receptor blocker) such as Diovan, Atacand, Benicar , Cozaar, etc, with very good results and no cough...
    ... angiotensin 2 receptor blocker) such as Diovan, Atacand, Benicar , Cozaar, etc, with very good results and no cough...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar Diovan nasalcrom Lotrel

  67. atenolol and type 2 diabetes
    ... ngiotensin-II receptor blockers (ARBS like Diovan, Atacand, Benicar ), and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Atenolol Diovan

  68. Taking Norvasc and feeling awful
    ... angiotensin 2 receptor blockers) Diovan, Atacand, Benicar are a few.... Virtually no side effects in most people...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Diovan Norvasc Potassium hydrochlorothiazide

  69. frustrated with lack of progress
    ... basically 160 / 95. Now 128 / 85. This is 20 mg Benicar . Jay...

  70. Any reason why bp would go up on ARB?
    ... I had the same thing happen when a switched from Benicar to Diovan. The benicar the drop in BP happened (for ... didn't bother me so much cuz I was at 118/70 with the benicar and jumped to 135/83 the first days on diovan and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  71. Norvasc???
    ... the wonderful world of ARBs and loving it. I was on Benicar for 4 mos. and did a 1/2 marathon in Jan. I did switch ... has less aches (like just getting old aches) which Benicar had on me. Ask the doctor about it. Warning though...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Lotrel Norvasc

  72. I just purchased an automatic BP cuff
    ... receptor blockers, (ARBs). BRAND names include Cozaar, Benicar , Diovan, Atacand, Avapro, Micardis, Teveten et al...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Avapro Cozaar Diovan Potassium teveten

  73. lisinopril vs ARB?
    ... I run and take an ARB. I use Benicar . Very effective and it only affects your running for...
    ... I have been on Benicar for 4 mos and it was great, but I switched to Diovan ... runner and I do get a little bit of back ache with Benicar , but I still managed a 1/2 marathon 2 months ago....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  74. Is anyone happy with lisinopril?
    ... Accupril an ACE. It was not nearly as effective as Benicar an ARB. The ACE will slow you down if you are an athlete...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Accupril

  75. Most Of These B/P Meds ....
    ... bad that I just quit taking everything. I use Benicar now (an ARB). It works great. I am running a 1/2...
    ... and if insurance/money allows, I'd opt for Diovan, Benicar , Atacand...any of the others! Not Cozaar....
    ... Diovan works beautifully for me. Sunbird is happy on Benicar . The FDA just approved the maker's of ATACAND to state...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar Diovan Lotrel Toprol


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