my dr. wants to do a calcium test and took me off the benicar hct, just taking benicar without hct, have to be off the hct to do the test, what side effects can i expect? my heart is beating fast, and i am having some difficulty breathing, is this normal?
27 Aug 2011
I believe the HCT portion of Benicar HCT is a diaretic, which removes the water in your system and increases urination. If your doctor wants to halt the HCT for a while but continues the Benicar at the same strength, it sounds like he knows what he's doing.
Could your increased heart beat be nerves? Have you psyched yourself into a reaction just by stressing over this?
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