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Benicar beta blocker

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Olmesartan: Benicar (olmesartan) is not a calcium blocker it is an angiotensin receptor blocker.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
Cardiology 14 years experience
Benicar (olmesartan): Benicar (olmesartan) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Olmesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Benicar: Why do you need to stop it? It is a medication for controlling blood pressure and it is not advisable to have uncontrolled/poorly controlled BP. Conta... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Olmesartan: olmesartan medoxomil is the generic name.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 22 years experience
Yes: There are no significant interactions of these drugs, please contact your prescriber to be sure.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Fix your hypertensio: First you fix your hyptertension with diet, weight loss and exercise. Then you taper off the Benicar (olmesartan) with a doctors help as your blood pr... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Bauman
Pharmacology 31 years experience
A few hours: Benicar (olmesartan) hct should work within a couple of hours of the first dose. The peak effect (steady state) should occur in about 3 days.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Seveeral issues.: The Benicar (olmesartan) may be causing to low a blood pressure. Point two is this. If you have had an appreciably elevated BP for some time, even lo... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 32 years experience
Not bad.: The bottom number could be a little lower, say under 80.
A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Depends: If the extra dose dropped your blood pressure too low,I would expect symptoms of lightheadedness and weakness. Of course if you could get your blood p... Read More

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