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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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Lisinopril 6,257 Atenolol 4,884 Hydrochlorothiazide 3,602
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Benicar
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Lisinopril
Other name: Olmesartan (Olmesartan)
Other name: Zestril (Zestril)
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10,141
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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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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...
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Tiredness
5
Sarcoidosis
5
Dizzy
3
Cough
3
Headaches
2
Muscle Pain
2
Low Blood Pressure
2
Infection
2
Allergies
2
Weight Loss
1
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Cough
10
Tiredness
4
Dizzy
4
Allergies
2
Low Blood Pressure
2
Dry Cough
2
Weight Loss
2
Depression
2
Shortness Of Breath
2
Weight Gain
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About Benicar
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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About Lisinopril
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...
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" ...then switched to Lisinopril because of the cost. Got severe cough....could hardly function....got off Lisinopril and back onto Benicar, but still have the cough, but not as... "

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" ...the Benicar due to the side effects of Lisinopril. I have had a few episodes of dizziness and morning nasal congestion. I would rather deal ...the Lisinopril. The Benicar controls my BP and I... "

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" ...from Lisinipril to Benicar. This has helped me with less phlem and cough. I... "

" Lisinipril gave me a terrible cough too. So bad that ...effect. Anyway, when I switched to Benicar it... "

" ...months and had that awful dry, fake-sounding cough and asked my doctor what was wrong. He said it was the lisinopril... that he hears it all the time. He switched me to Benicar samples... "

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" ...After 7 months on Lisinopril urination increased dramatically. Sever dry cough increased causing sleep problems. Tightness in neck, shoulders ...Dr is now switching me to Benicar to hopefully... "

" ...and had me take lisinopril instead. After one month I got a cough from hell! I've had allergies, so my doctor and ...caused by lisinopril. I was changed to Benicar and am slowly getting over... "

" ...ended up switching from lisinopril to Benicar. The ...HCTZ just dehydrated me. Benicar has had no side affects and my... "

" ...Benicar....lisinopril was driving me crazy with the constant cough and not being ... "

" ...Benicar, heart attack, sore throat, meds, ...attack the next day. I had not missed any of my meds, and was changed to Lisinopril because of the price of Benicar. I had the same... "

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