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Benicar

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/ 9,622 posts
Other Names: Olmesartan

Diovan

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/ 7,781 posts
Other Names: Valsartan
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 9,622 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 7,781 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
Valsartan (Angiotan) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (more commonly called an "ARB", or angiotensin receptor blocker), with particularly high Affinity (pharmacology) for the Angiotensin II receptor type 1. By blocking the action of angiotensin, ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By whoneedslsd?
February 6, 2014
whoneedslsd? wrote
Benicar and hallucinations
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September 7, 2013
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for benicar. Wanted to switch me to Diovan. Purchased 90...
Medical provider disallowed my prescription for benicar. Wanted to switch me to Diovan. Purchased 90 day supply of Benicar 40 from Canadian source but its a different shaped...
possible to switch from Benicar to Diovan. You should talk...
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on diovan 160mg from my usual benicar 20mg. With this...
...inderal for 40 years, no hair thinning st all. ...area. Also on diovan 160mg from my usual benicar 20mg. With this ...to try inderal or benicar or both maybe it will work without problems...
took Diovan myself with no side effects. I went from diovan...
...wanted to tell you that Benicar and Diovan are the same type of drug and I took Diovan myself with no side effects. I went from diovan 160 on Fri. to Benicar 40 on Sat. and didn't...
on Benicar (samples) when I was first diagnosed with high BP...
...my doctor put me on Benicar (samples) when I was first diagnosed with high BP. When I ...cover Benicar, he switched me to Diovan which ...about Benicar or Diovan that causes mood changes. T...
do get a little bit of back ache with Benicar, but I still...
...been on Benicar for 4 mos and it was great, but I switched to Diovan recently for because I'm a runner and I do get a little bit of back ache with Benicar, but I still ...fulltime and Diovan is ...
with Benicar and switched to Diovan? Does anyone...
...had problems with Benicar and switched to Diovan? Does anyone have ...sample of Diovan without a...
believe that diovan acts similr to benicar. MP text \"22\"...
...Ms. Dale. I am given to believe that diovan acts similr to benicar. MP text \"22\" provid...
other meds. My drug plan had my doctor change it to Diovan...
I have been taking Benicar 20mg for high blood pressure and it was working in combination with two other meds. My drug plan had my doctor change it to Diovan 160mg. Does the Diovan...
Could this be from Benicar? Anyone else have wheezing...
...time I've been diagnosed with acute, chronic asthma attack. Have horrible deep cough, wheezing, heaviness in chest. Could this be from Benicar? Anyone else have wheezing, coughing, bronchitis,...
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