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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

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

Posted 7 days ago 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 ...

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 ...

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

Posted 9 Mar 2017 by Omazona 0 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.

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?

Presently taking Benicar 10MG(1/2 20 MG tablet.)Dr switching to Losartan 50MG?

Posted 9 Oct 2016 by Gary Hill 0 answers

Should I take 1/2 of losartan 50 mg to equal 1/2 of Benicar 20 mg ?

When will Benicar go generic ?

Posted 9 Aug 2010 by poppy0706 3 answers

I currently am taking Benicar 20mg . I just completed my Rx of Benicar and am about to take Losarta?

Posted 22 Aug 2016 by highblood22 0 answers

n 50 mg . My question is why the more than double dose 20(Benicar) to 50mg ( Losartan). Thanks

I have been taking Benicar for 2 yrs now. My liver enzymes have been slowly increasing since. Is?

Posted 17 Jul 2016 by MsNW 0 answers

... this a side effect of this medication?

I take Benicar , why is my BP still high?

Posted 30 Mar 2016 by ottavia 1 answer

I am 66 years old and have been taking Benicar 20 mg. for HB pressure for almost 6 months now but I am beginning to notice side effects like legs pain during the night ,less urination, itchy skin,buzzing in the ear/head, poor sleep, skip heartbeat ..just a general sickly feeling ; this morning I ...

How long does it take for benicar to leave my system?

Posted 6 Apr 2016 by Gnopnik 0 answers

My dosage was doubled to 40 mg. I am getting fevers of 100 degrees every night. I think this is a side effect of benicar.

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