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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/11/2008 12:19:50 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Beginning B/P in ER was 184/111. 4 days later, B/P was 126/86 on 10 mg per day. Started falling to 93/59, 99/60--felt dizzy and extremely tired. A few days later diarrhea began, continued now for 11 DAYS, with very strange "medicinal" smell. I feel it is the Benicar, since I NEVER have diarrhea until starting this med. It does work VERY well in controlling B/P but I CANNOT tolerate t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/9/2008 3:47:28 AM

    Reviewer: SNOWMAN, 45-54 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:
    been taking benicar for several years. but here in the past few nights heart rate is skipping a beat every 10 to 15 seconds. WHAT UP WITH THIS?

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/8/2008 9:08:13 PM

    Reviewer: hinds57, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Developed severe hives, needed 3 days of hospitalization. MD changed med from avapro, which was working, because the insurance company sent him a letter saying the avapro was not a "Preferred" drug for the insurance company. MD never told me why or any side effects. Terrible med.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/4/2008 1:36:30 PM

    Reviewer:

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After using several weeks I lost my voice - it felt like I had a lump in my throat and I couldn't clear my throat. Also felt extremely weak and tired. I stopped using it and was prescribed another medicine.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/4/2008 12:18:12 AM

    Reviewer: jean, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    it has controlled my blood pressure. I have taken it for six yrs

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