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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    5/18/2019 6:15:39 PM

    Reviewer: Debbie, 65-74 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I took this drug for moderately high blood pressure for 7 months before I fully realized what it was doing to me. I might as well have been taking poison! I had diarrhea which the doctor said was not a side effect...but it is for those who have the sileac gene, which I do. This can continue to occur for the rest of my life even off the drug. I started losing my hair, not sure if it will ever fully ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    3/19/2019 8:11:05 PM

    Reviewer: Big V, 55-64 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Been taking Benicar Hctz for over 10 years two months ago start getting dizzy doctor took me off Benicar Hctz and just put me on Benicar without the Hctz starting it tomorrow waiting to see how it works

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/11/2019 4:11:28 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Please do not take this olmesartin or benicar or any other drug in this family of drugs. The side affects sneak up on you acid reflux ,chronic sinusitis and allergies swelling in muscles especially arms face and legs painful muscles shoulder pains back pains doctors just try to treat your symptoms. By mistake I decided to take a antihistamine for my sinuses and noticed how I didnâ??t hurt as ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/3/2019 1:43:58 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Need to get off this drug causing acid reflux stomach problems swelling in my entire body joints and legs really bad. Pain in all my joints and tendons ,tired ,weight gain. The only plus is that will control my BP . Hope to Change or get off BP meds

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    8/8/2018 3:00:45 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This drug personally caused memory loss me. I went from calling out telephone number that was in my head for years to having to go the directory to find numbers. Once I stop taking the drug, my memory came back.

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