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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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Benicar vs Lisinopril

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Other name: Olmesartan (Olmesartan)
Other name: Zestril (Zestril)
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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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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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because of the cost. Got severe cough....could hardly...
" ...and 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... "

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due to the side effects of Lisinopril. I have had a...
" ...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 ...with the Lisinopril. The Benicar controls my BP and I... "

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switched from Lisinipril to Benicar. This has helped...
" I recently switched from Lisinipril to Benicar. This has helped me with less... "

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

for six months and had that awful dry, fake-sounding cough...
" I had been on lisinopril for six 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... "

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

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

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

cough and not being able to sleep at night. I hate this drug
" I just switched to Benicar....lisinopril was driving me crazy with the constant... "

as changed to Lisinopril because of the price of Benicar....
" Lisinopril Benicar, heart attack, sore throat, meds, poisonous snake ...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... "

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