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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

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

Posted 13 Aug 2011 by labsnme 4 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( ...

Benicar HCT - how do I get financial assistance for Benicar?

Posted 3 Dec 2010 by Ken Wiss 8 answers

My insurance with the State and I an unemployed & have no money to oay for it.

When will Benicar go generic ?

Posted 9 Aug 2010 by poppy0706 3 answers

Has anyone else developed tinnitus (ringing in the ears) from their blood pressure medicine?

Posted 18 May 2011 by blackflag 6 answers

I have a side effect not listed also. I also can't yet say that it's being cause by Benicar I have been taking Benicar for about 9 years and am experiencing severe tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Today, I got my hearing checked and the Dr. told me some hypertension medicines have been ...

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.

Diovan vs. Benicar?

Posted 14 Jan 2010 by murphy12 1 answer

My insurance at work has changed and no longer will pay for the Benicar 20/12.5 ive been taking for >5 yrs w great success and minimal side effects, my Dr. now wants to change to Diovan. Im looking for any advice on this? Thank you, Daron

Can you mix Losartan Potassium hctz 100-25 mill and Metformin 500 mg?

Posted 21 Aug 2012 by lonzoves 2 answers

This is my 78 yr old dad has venous insufficiency and was taking benicar and amlodipine besylate for high blood press. and they took him off of that and replaced with the Losartan Potassium and he is still taking the metformin

I have taken high blood pressure medicines with ace inhibitors and get a really dry cough?

Posted 29 Sep 2013 by sharon sunshine 3 answers

It interrupts my sleep and after a couple of months it gets worse. I do well with the beta blockers like Benicar, but it is so expensive! What can I take for high blood pressure that will work? My blood pressure without medicines run about 165/80. With BenicarHCT dosage 40 mgs it runs about 124/80. ...

What cough medicine can I take with Lexapro and Benicar?

Posted 18 Dec 2014 by DonnaMKilgore 1 answer

I've been sick since Oct. 26, the doctor says it's bronchitis. I can't stop coughing and I've coughed until I've hurt my back and ribs. I need a cough medication. I know I can't mix most of them with Lexapro. What is a safe, but really effective medication to take to ...

Benicar HCT - Is it okay to break Benicar 40mg/25mg HCTZ in half? I have been taking half in the?

Posted 7 May 2015 by basham61 3 answers

... morning and half at bedtime seems to work better. Does anyone know if this is okay? I started thinking about it and thought I should ask. I guess I could consult my pharmacist

What happens if you take benicar and you dont have high blood pressure?

Posted 6 Aug 2009 by molliemuff 1 answer

i had a headache, and i thought i was taking an asprin but it turned out to be benicar and i have been drinking as well. i would like to know whats going to happen to me since i dont have high blood pressure.

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