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Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a cardiac Chronic (medicine) Disease in which the systemic arterial blood pressure ...
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Other name: Olmesartan (Olmesartan)
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Olmesartan medoxomil (trade names: Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU and Canada, WinBP, Golme in India, Erastapex in Egypt) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used to treat hypertension...
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Olmesartan medoxomil (trade names: Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU and Canada, WinBP, Golme in India, Erastapex in Egypt) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used to treat hypertension...
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Olmesartan medoxomil (trade names: Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU and Canada, WinBP, Golme in India, Erastapex in Egypt) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used to treat hypertension...
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from 138/98 to 116/68 and have experienced no side effects...
" ...and began taking Benicar HCT 3 weeks ago. My BP has gone from 138/98 to 116/68 and have experienced no side effects. In fact, my... "

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taking benicar hct for bp 165/103 experienced side effects...
" ...started taking benicar hct for bp 165/103 experienced side effects back pain frequent ...put me back on benicar 20 mg back pain started again fatigue and loss of sleep will try natural route... "

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past couple of weeks, I have been noticing LOTS of hair loss...
" ...Benicar/HCT 20 mg for about 2 mos. All of a sudden...in the past couple of weeks, I have been noticing LOTS of hair loss. ...Benicar is the only thing I have done differently. I notice now that ... "

benicar. Did you switch from the benicar hct to the benicar...
" ...be switching from benicar hct to just benicar. Did you switch from the benicar hct to the benicar... "

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test and took me off the benicar hct, just taking benicar...
" ...the benicar hct, just taking benicar without hct, have to be off the hct to do the test, what side effects can i expect? my heart is beating fast, and... "

did nothing. took 40mg benicar HCT and it knocked...
" I was taking 20mg benicar.. did nothing for my bp, took 40mg benicar,, did nothing. took 40mg benicar HCT and it knocked it down to 100/72. Is it possible to ONLY need... "

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HAVE NOTICED HAIR LOSS SINCE TAKING BENICAR HCT 20MG ALSO I...
" I TOO HAVE NOTICED HAIR LOSS SINCE TAKING BENICAR HCT 20MG ALSO I AM... "

I'm on Benicar HCT, and it's working extremely well for...
" @yhaen: I'm on Benicar HCT, and it's working extremely well for me. At my ...was insane: 190/110, and now, on the Benicar, I'm routinely down to about 115/65. No real side effects to speak of, ex... "

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Benicar/hct 18months ago after taking lisinopril,which...
" ...started taking Benicar/hct 18months ago after taking ...cough,hacking day and night. Benicar has kept my pressure down without all... "

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Benicar/hct 18months ago after taking lisinopril,which...
" ...started taking Benicar/hct 18months ago after taking ...cough,hacking day and night. Benicar has kept my pressure down without all... "

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