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Plano, TX
A 54-year-old male asked:

Hctz causes potassium loss, but i am taking smallest hctz (benicar (olmesartan) 40/ hct 12.5) but my potassium is 3.0. ben 40 should raise potass. any other causes?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
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Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Ask your doctor: Do you really need this diuretic?There are many other meds to control HTN
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