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Is benicar (olmesartan) an ace inhibitor?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Olmesartan: Olmesartan(benicar)is not an ace inhibitor. It is an angiotensin receptor blocker. It acts further along the same pathway as an ace inhibitor and produces similar effects.
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
ACE": No: it is an ARB. I specialize in high blood pressure and happy to do 2nd opinion. Live.

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