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

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575 Total User Reviews

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/23/2014 1:20:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on it for at least 5 or more years. Problems with urination. Burning, inflammation. Pins and needles in my feet. Felt like a uti. Stop taking and starting to feel better.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/19/2014 8:56:31 AM

Reviewer: CATTRANS, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on same drug years ago stopped due to side effects of making me tired. I tried some others with mixed results. I am now back on 20 MG 1x daily I weight 265 lbs and I am 52 years old. almost 4 hours later I am out like someone turned off a switch. I it scary if their was a house fire I would not know or could not get out. I also now have noticed GI problems and cant help to wonder if Benicar ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/31/2014 1:21:53 PM

Reviewer: big guy, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
40mg from avg of 150/100 to 118/75, 6'2", 310# - feel great no headaches not dizzy no phlegm no side effects noted.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/16/2014 9:13:16 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Benicar for 5+ years now. I am very happy with how well the drug is doing. I was taking 20 mg for the first few years but I have been able to cut back to 10 mg with the same results. I haven't had any noticeable side effects like I did with some of the drugs I tried before this one. I'm am happy consumer!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/29/2014 4:50:41 PM

Reviewer: gloojn, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

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