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Benicar vs. Benicar HCT for High Blood Pressure

Benicar

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Other Names: Olmesartan

Benicar HCT

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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 9,621 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 648 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By whoneedslsd?
February 6, 2014
whoneedslsd? wrote
Benicar and hallucinations
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What patients are saying about Benicar vs. Benicar HCT

193 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
switching from benicar hct to just benicar. Did you switch...
...be switching from benicar hct to just benicar. Did you switch from the benicar hct to the benicar...
nusiance ED with Benicar daily, got the doctor to agree...
Have switched from Benicar HCT to Benicar (water portion didn't seem to have any effect) and ...observing some nusiance ED with Benicar daily, got the doctor to agree...
for several months and recently was switched to Benicar HCT...
No Subject I have been on Benicar for several months and recently was switched to Benicar HCT, my blood pressure has not gone down and I have a constant feeling that my ears are...
night. My doc has since changed me to the regular Benicar...
...Benicar HCT (recently diagnosed w/diabetes and HBP) -- this drug made me sick as a dog. I had alot of symptoms mentioned here. A vicious headache, dizziness so bad I could not drive....blah....bl...
my doctor switched me from lotensin to benicar. It seems to...
...have been on 20mg benicar hct for approx 3 wks. ...hct. When i got an upper respiratory infection and the coughing ...go away my doctor switched me from lotensin to benicar. It seems to be...
extreme fatigue. also since starting benicar hct two weeks...
...hct\ i have been prescribed benicar hct 40mg, after being switched ...the diuretic in the benicar. the side effect that ...is the extreme fatigue. also since starting benicar hct two weeks a...
extreme fatigue. also since starting benicar hct two weeks...
...hct i have been prescribed benicar hct 40mg, after being switched ...the diuretic in the benicar. the side effect that ...is the extreme fatigue. also since starting benicar hct two weeks ag...
6 months now and have been experiencing sexual side effects...
...been taking Benicar HCT for about 6 months now and have been experiencing sexual side effects. I used to have no problems having multiple...
been taking Benicar HCT for about a year. I was on the...
I have been taking Benicar HCT for about a year. I was on the plain Benicar which didn't work as well. Only side effects which I didn't think too much about...
I'm on Benicar HCT, and it's working extremely well for...
...Benicar HCT, and it's working extremely ...190/110, and now, on the Benicar, I'm routinely down to about 115/65.  No real side effects to speak of, except that sometimes I get a little dizzy if ...
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