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Benicar

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/ 9,617 posts
Other Names: Olmesartan

Lisinopril

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/ 28,907 posts
Other Names: Zestril   Prinivil
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 9,617 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 28,907 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
Lisinopril is a drug of the ACE inhibitor class that is primarily used in treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and myocardial infarction and also in preventing kidney and retinal complications of diabetes mellitus. Its indications, contr... Read more on Wikipedia
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By whoneedslsd?
February 6, 2014
whoneedslsd? wrote
Benicar and hallucinations
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By Denise
February 3, 2014
Denise wrote
Hemorrhoid
Check out the celery juice cure combined with deep breathing relaxation. I stopped after 2 yrs taking 20 mg Lisinopril and once I got through the rebound effect can't believe how much better I feel and so far celery working!
Esther  |  April 11, 2014
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By Buni
February 2, 2014
Buni wrote
HORRIBLE GAGGING COUGH
I think dry cough is one of the listed side effects
April 11, 2014
I don't know if lisinopril cause you to cough,but mind start at bedtime every night. cough all nite 20 mg/12.5 mg.
DD  |  February 19, 2014
Agree with you. My husband was on it for years. They increased his dosage cough started had cough for 2 months then was taken off it. I had swollen ankles from another bp drug got taken off as bp was high BUT was also on Naproxon which can cause hbp .Was put on Lisinopril got cough, husband said it your meds but l thought l would try a month. Cough is really bad can't sleep. Horrible in public when you can't stop coughing at checkouts! So going back today to doctors as l am diving in Red sea
Jen  |  February 18, 2014
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By Dianne Moore
January 1, 2014
Dianne Moore wrote
Lisinopril
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By Dee Rooks
November 29, 2013
Dee Rooks wrote
Lisinopril and Nightmares
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By Rose2Ian
November 21, 2013
Rose2Ian wrote
saundrar@eyemana.com
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By Julie
October 24, 2013
Julie wrote
Lisinopril & Swollen feet
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By tom
September 22, 2013
tom wrote
lisinopril amounts
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By Bob
September 9, 2013
Bob wrote
Lisinopril
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By Alex
August 25, 2013
Alex wrote
Hearing loss and lisnopril
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By Lonnie
August 6, 2013
Lonnie wrote
lisinopril and anxiety
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By Rozanne
August 3, 2013
Rozanne wrote
tendonitis caused by Lisinopril (prescribed for high blood pressure)
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By Priscilla
August 3, 2013
Priscilla wrote
Lisinopril and wrinkles
I am experiencing the same problem. It just dont feel good it in general. I had diabetes and got rid of that. Lost a lot if weight. Tomorrow I am cutting down to 5 mg a day instead of 10. I wish that I had never been out on it. I have majors leg and joint pain. I exercise a lot and I hurt more than I did before I lost weight and got on this med.
Annette  |  March 3, 2014
Hum maybe that is what has happened to my arms also.
A.J.  |  January 14, 2014
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What patients are saying about Benicar vs. Lisinopril

336 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
about switched from benicar to lisinipril, which would...
...was thinking about switched from benicar to lisinipril, which would be an ...sid...
take lisinopril instead. After one month I got a cough from...
...lisinopril instead. After one month I got a cough from hell! I've had allergies, so my doctor and I thought nothing of the cough. Two months later I couldn't lie down to sleep without gagging. ...
for over a year. I had complained to my dr. about the cough...
...lisinopril for over a year. I had complained to my dr. about the cough after ...the lisinopril and switched my meds to Benicar. After taking the Benicar for about a week, I stopped coughing...
was changed to Lisinopril because of the price of Benicar...
...Benicar, heart attack, sore ...took Lisinopril for 1 day I had a heart attack the next day. I had not missed any of my meds, and was changed to Lisinopril because of the price of Benicar. I h...
on Lisinopril & developed the horrible dry cough. Cough for...
I, also was on Lisinopril & developed the horrible dry cough. Cough for over 3 ...he knew it was the Lisinopril. Family Dr. changed me to Benicar & I find I'm starting to cough again. Has anyone h...
well on it so far. I was originally put on it for help...
...I was on 20 mg of Lisinopril,and at first they cut the dosage and it still worsened my asthma so I was switched to Benicar.I am doing well on it so far. I was originally put on it for help...
the lisinopril is the culprit and has changed me to benicar
...25 mg and the lisinopril stayed at 10mg. I ...hives. After overdosing on benadryl for about 24 hours the hives would subside but leave ...doctor thinks that the lisinopril is the culprit and ...
up switching from lisinopril to Benicar. The lisinopril...
...ended up switching from lisinopril to Benicar. The lisinopril did nothing to lower ...just dehydrated me. Benicar has...
on Benicar for over 2 yrs. I changed to lisinopril about 2...
...have been on Benicar for over 2 yrs. I changed to lisinopril about 2 weeks ago, ...I go back to Benicar or c...
just switched to Benicar....lisinopril was driving me crazy...
I just switched to Benicar....lisinopril was driving me crazy with...
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