Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

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

Overall User Ratings

561 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 31-35 of 535 Next»
Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/6/2013 8:24:38 AM

Reviewer: Dean, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband age 50 in great health has been taking 40 mg a day for 2 years, 2 weeks he stated feeling dizzy, lightheaded, lathargic,blurred vision, leg cramps , dehydrated, soreness in the kidney region, frequent urination and coughing. He went to his primary dr. ran a bunch of blood and xrays, blood preasure dropped to 81/62 got a call his blood sugar was up to 462 and climbing by the time we mad ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/3/2013 2:00:44 PM

Reviewer: oneonaroll, Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I know this sounds weird, but my brain has a buzz when I look quickly at something. I thought it was me so I stopped taking it and it went away. Second, my BP , went down from 160 to about 140 so it was just ok for me. I went back on it because my bp went back up to 180 when I stopped taking it. anyone else have this problem?

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/1/2013 5:44:36 PM

Reviewer: drmx123, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Benicar 20 mg as a supplement to Toprol XL. It has been very effective and I have had no problems whatsoever.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/30/2013 10:43:12 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
no side effects that I noticed

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/30/2013 2:26:10 AM

Reviewer: private information, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've had high blood pressure for decades I finall got it down to 125/80 or so consistently after using bennicar and carvedilol and the ADDING spironolact I've had to REDUCE the doseages now to keep from having too low of BP

«Previous 31-35 of 535 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

tea
What you should eat.
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
woman using breath spray
What's causing yours?
colon xray
Get the facts.
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
woman doing pushups
To help you get fit.
Colored x-ray of tooth decay
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
fruit drinks
Foods that can help you focus.
Sad dog and guacamole
Don't feed this to your dog.
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.