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A 59-year-old male asked:

benicar (olmesartan) worked fine when started but gradually within 7 days cannot control bp?

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Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 14 years experience
Add another med: Previously we used to treat with one med for BP. Studies have shown that treating BP with multiple meds to work on affecting different BP works better. You may need additional meds. Thiazides diuretics would be the next med to try.

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