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Plano, TX
A 56-year-old male asked:

Took ben40/hct12.5 for 4 years.started taking benicar (olmesartan) 40 alone,i got sob sensation all day &at night gets better. is there hct withdrawal symptoms.?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Absolutely not: There's no withdrawal from HCT and your symptoms are most unusual. It sounds like exertion may be related to your SOB since it only occurs by day - depending on what your catheterization showed and how long ago it was done, a treadmill stress test might be indicated.
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