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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
3/11/2008 5:16:26 PM

Reviewer: Annie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken Benicar for about 5 months. I have been experiencing dizziness, hair loss,stomach and intestine swelling. Short term memory loss. Also I'm not urinating very much anymore. I am worried and am calling my Doctor today. Thank you Web MD for allowing people to tell what has happened to them with this medication it has probably saved me from harm to my organs I hope.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/29/2008 5:23:41 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Has controlled my blood pressure very well but I have a very severe cough. Hate to discontinue the med but may have to.

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.

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