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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Benicar Oral.

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/24/2008 9:39:06 PM

Reviewer: bzladyjoan, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
headaches, dizziness and pain in muscles have made it difficult to do day to day tasks

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/23/2008 9:05:24 PM

Reviewer: joanne, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have only been on it a few days and have experienced a very dry mouth and the amount of my urine output has decreased which is very alarming. I am going to ask my doctor to take me off this medication.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/22/2008 3:34:54 PM

Reviewer: catherinestolk@aol.com, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have taken this only 2 days... 20 mg. 1st day, 10 mg. today. Have experienced dizziness & light headedness.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/20/2008 8:39:56 PM

Reviewer: joemoss334@hotmail.com, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Sexual side effects are a reality. This medicine is not for sexually active males. I have stopped this medication on my own. This is one of those bp medications you can stop w/o doctor's monitoring.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/19/2008 10:51:50 PM

Reviewer: dcos, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have been taking 10mg (20 split) 12 mos for mild hypertension. Very effective. Mild exercise causes pressure to drop further so weight loss and conditioning might require lower dosage or might not be needed at all, but excepting that, keeps me in good range. No obvious side effects. Very satisfied.

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