Benicar

What is Benicar?

It is brand name of olmesartan, which is an AT-I type angiotensin II receptor antagonist. It is used to control high blood pressure.

Questions and answers on "Benicar"

I have been on 10 mg of benicar for one year for elivated bp. My bp now is 103/65. I have been having ed problems over past 9 months since taking...

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Absolutely yes. You many not need medicine anymore.

Notify your doctor and consider a medicine holiday. Record your blood pressure on a schedule...

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My husband takes Benicar 20/12.5. Unbeknownst to me he was taking a supplement of pottasium (it is mine) by mistake. Could this raise his blood...

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Dear Ma'm
Thanks for writing to us.
I think he is on Benicar-H and not on Benicar. (you have mentioned the dose of a combination)
1. Potassium...

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I can't remember if I took my Benicar 40 mg for today. I have been taking 20 mg at lunch & 20 at hs. Just checked my BP & 159/89. My Bp isn't...

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It's effects do not go up directly with the dose; it has a safety range. Its effects are to lower blood pressure and the maximal effect it will...

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Hello Dr. My name is Jermayne. I am relatively healthy but i do take benicar 20 and 1/2 of hctz for bp. I wanted to start taking male supplements...

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I am almost 60 yrs old and on a Benicar/HCTZ Tab 20-12.5 mg to help lower blood pressure. Been on this for about 3 years and BP has been great...

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I was given a prescription for Benicar but the information sheet said not to take if you are diabetic and have kidney problems. I do not have high...

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About a month and a half ago I got on benicar 20 mg. to lower my blood pressure. I have always been on orthotrycyclin and occasionally xanax. (5...

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what happens if I accidentally took 2 benicar HCT 40-25mg? Should I go to the emergency room?

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I have low blood sodium after lowering my blood pressure from 140/70 to 110/60 with diet. What effect does hydrochlorothiazide have on blood sodium?

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i was just switched to irebesartan 150mg from Benicar about 2 weeks ago, my doctor also prescribed hctz 12.5 mg I was in emergency room Thursday...

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