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Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/13/2008 8:19:14 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Took 40/25 dosage for about 1 year. Had some infrequent blurred vision side effects. Eventually I began a diet and soon after my b/p dropped to 78/45. Dr advised me to stop taking.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/8/2008 11:07:52 PM

Reviewer: Kking, on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
sweating, upper abdonmen pain severe, could not walk up right,dark Stool,constant ringing in ears flu like symtoms,but it lowered my presure taking benicar one week. caution. i am seeking other otpions

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/2/2008 9:31:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After about 1-1/2 - 2 hrs. after taking Benicar, I experienced a sinking sensation and my b/p dropped to 105/45 which made me feel very weak and lethargic. I have d/c this med.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/29/2008 11:40:38 PM

Reviewer: Busdriver, 55-64 Female 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 not no problem with side effects and it does control my blood pressure.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/17/2008 11:02:44 PM

Reviewer: joy4life, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Started out with Benicar Hctz 20/12,5 worked well, lowered my blood pressure, the doctor was not pleased with progress. Changed to 40/25, after about a week, severe heart palpitations at night, very hard. My doctor discontinued the med. began the lower dose today, so far no problems.

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