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Posted 12 Sep 2011 by • 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?
Posted 26 Aug 2009 by • 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 day..my left hand has joint pain and xray showed inflamation in thumb joint and little finger
Posted 22 Nov 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 16 Nov 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 16 Sep 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 6 Jul 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 8 May 2017 by • 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.
Posted 11 May 2017 by • 0 answers
I am a 60yr old male
Generic Benicar HCT vs brand name effectiveness. It seems to me that the generic is not as effective
Posted 9 Mar 2017 by • 2 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.
Posted 17 Apr 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 3 Apr 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 29 Nov 2016 by • 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?
Posted 13 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 9 Aug 2010 by • 3 answers
Posted 13 Aug 2011 by • 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( ...
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