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Is there much difference between Benicar HCT and Losartan?

Posted 12 Sep 2011 by cingrubb 3 answers

I'm taking Benicar hct 40/25 but even with insurance it's 60.00 a month.I heard losartan was cheaper but I don't know what is the right dosage. Does anyone know if there is much difference in the two drugs?

High Blood Pressure - should I take glucosamine, chondroitin, boron drink for joints?

Posted 26 Aug 2009 by jayrae 2 answers

... when I am taking blood pressure meds I take Benicar 40 mg, 1 a day, Amlodipine 2.5,1 a day, Furosemide 20mg, 1 a day, Simvastatin 40mg, 1 a day and I take synthroid 75, 1 a left hand has joint pain and xray showed inflamation in thumb joint and little finger

I take benicar can I take estroven?

Posted 16 days ago by pduff55 0 answers

Benicar and high potassium numbers?

Posted 22 Nov 2017 by Dallas16 0 answers

My 95 year-old mother was on 5 mg of generic Benicar 2 x a day for about 4 years and it controlled her BP very well. Recently, her potassium level became high (5.8) so her doctor told her to take only 1 Benicar a day. Then her BP got too high so he added a low dose diuretic, BP became too low, she ...

Has anyone taken Losartan & had muscular and joint pain & did it disappear once body adjusted?

Posted 13 Aug 2011 by labsnme 3 answers

After taking benicar for a few years I've switched to Losartan because of the cost?'ve been on Benicar for quite a time, but my doctor switched me to losartan because of the high expense of Benicar. After taking it for nearly two weeks, I do seem to be experiencing more pain than normal( ...

Is anyone taking Benicar experiencing chronic coughing?

Posted 16 Sep 2017 by ColinP 1 answer

I have been on 40mg Benicar for over a year and have had a chronic cough similar to a sinus related cough. At times, the coughing wakes me up and to avoid waking up my wife, I go to the farthest point in the house to clear my throat, or simply move to the couch. My health is good, chest X-rays, and ...

Is there a difference between Benicar HCT and Benicar?

Posted 8 May 2017 by Sherrieab 1 answer

My prescription doesn't say HCT, it is just Benicar 20mg. I have been on this since Nov. 2016 and now am having body aches and vision problems.

Generic Benicar HCT vs brand name effectiveness. It seems to me that the generic is not as effective

Posted 9 Mar 2017 by Omazona 3 answers

... as the brand name as my BP has increased. Please explain the reasons. I have experienced generics not working as well as the brand name in other drugs.

Can you drink lemongrass tea if on benicar 40mg and nefidipine er daily?

Posted 11 May 2017 by colorblind 0 answers

I am a 60yr old male

Losartan - I was on the generic for benicar but my new insurance wants 540.00 for a 90 days supply?

Posted 3 Apr 2017 by cynthialoulou12 0 answers

I was on the generic Benicar but my new insurance charges $540.00 for a 90 day supply . I can't afford this so my doctor changed me to Losartan Potassium 100 mgs about a month ago . Since I started this med , I have been to the ER twice with chest pains thinking I was having a heart attack . I ...

Is the cause for this sudden tinnitis on March 30th from Benicar or doxycycline?

Posted 17 Apr 2017 by triciab70 0 answers

My first post here was about feeling like my head was underwater with fullness & popping in my ears.. March 30th I woke up with a low humming & buzzing in my ears. Saw an ENT who says I have tinnitis. I've been on Benicar almost 4 yrs. Was also prescribed doxycycline twice this year ...

Is it safe to take Apple Cider Vinegar while on Benicar?

Posted 29 Nov 2016 by ang_c1977 1 answer

I am on Benicar for high blood pressure and want to start taking Apple Cider Vinegar for its many health benefits. Is this a safe combo?

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