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Does Olmesartan Medoxomil can damage the male sexual fertility? I have very good semen analyses before starting BP medications and now I am concerned.

Does Olmesartan Medoxomil can damage the male sexual fertility? I have very good semen analyses before starting BP medications and now I am concerned.

Should not: Should not, but anything is possible. What are u'r concerns. Some more explanation may get u more detailed answers. ...Read more

Dr. George Mathew
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Olmesartan (Definition)

Olmesartan is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more


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For what the drug olmesartan medoxomil is used?

For what the drug olmesartan medoxomil is used?

Hypertension: Olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (arb). It lowers blood pressure. It is also used in heart failure, coronary artery disease and in the prevention of kidney damage. ...Read more

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Can you tell me for what treatment the drug olmesartan medoxomil is used?

Can you tell me for what treatment the drug olmesartan medoxomil is used?

Aka Benicar (olmesartan): It is from a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers, used commonly in the treatment of hypertension, (high blood pressure) ...Read more

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Site for information on olmesartan medoxomil tablets?

Site for information on olmesartan medoxomil tablets?

Many: Uptodate. Com, fda website, product insert, local pharmacist, olmesartant website. Mayo clinic, web md. ...Read more

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What is olmesartan medoxomil hydrochlorothiazide?

What is olmesartan medoxomil hydrochlorothiazide?

Benicar (olmesartan): Olmesartan is an angiotensin 2 receptor blocker. For information read this:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Olmesartan ...Read more

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Olmesartan medoxomil hydrochlorothiazide, what is this?

Olmesartan medoxomil hydrochlorothiazide, what is this?

Blood pressure pill: Combination between 2 medicines. Olmesartan is an "ARB" which relaxes blood vessels. Hydrochlorothiazide is a water pill that lowers blood pressure. The two medicines work well together. ...Read more

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I am taking olmesartan medoxomil tablet for my diastolic blood pressure does it cause erectile dysfunction?

I am taking olmesartan medoxomil tablet for my diastolic blood pressure does it cause erectile dysfunction?

Nope: Medicines like angiotensin inhibitors and receptor blockers (such as olmesartan) have shown no propensity to this in trials of patients with known erectile dysfunction. To the contrary, it appears that among antihypertensives, these classes may, if anything, improve erectile function. Great question! ...Read more

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I am 29 years old and I am taking olmesartan medoxomil tablets (20mg)for diastolic blood pressure. I am also suffering erectile dysfunction. I am able to achieve erection but its only about 5-10 sec?

I am 29 years old and I am taking olmesartan medoxomil tablets (20mg)for diastolic blood pressure. I am also suffering erectile dysfunction. I am able to achieve erection but its only about 5-10 sec?

Erectile dysfunction: What is your blood pressure
if not diabetic and BP not low
then erectice dysfunctile probably mental
or partner dysfunction
slow down
let her caress you no penetration and see how long see if that helps. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: benicar (olmesartan)?

Please describe the medication: benicar (olmesartan)?

Side effect: A recent study found sprue-like enteropathy is patients taking benicar (olmesartan). The label has been changed to reflect this recent information. The condition mimics gluten intolerance and results and produces abdominal cramping and loose stool. ...Read more

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Can the medication benicar (olmesartan) cause you to retain water?

Can the medication benicar (olmesartan) cause you to retain water?

Edema: Benicar (olmesartan), like other angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB's), can cause swelling of the face (facial edema) and lips as an allergic reaction, but it is not otherwise associated with fluid retention ...Read more

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Is there calcium channel blockers in the medication benicar (olmesartan) thanks?

Is there calcium channel blockers in the medication benicar (olmesartan) thanks?

Benicar (olmesartan): Benicar is (olmesartan) which is not a calcium channel blocker. it is in a class called ARBs. Which stands for angiotensin receptor blockers. ...Read more

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Elevation of sgpt to 66 u/i is it due to olmesartan 10mg or to lercanidipine 20mg knowing that patient is taking these two medications, please advice?

See professionals...: If your testing SGPT is a part of watching your use of both medication, you should see and talk with the doctor who prescribed them. It's not a good idea, spend time to talk, guess, and worry over online.

Best luck... ...Read more

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I did liver test and I don't have hepatitis a, b, or c and my sgpt is 66 (>45)plus I'm taking olmesartan 10mg+lercanidipine 20mg, is it due to medications?

I did liver test and I don't have hepatitis a, b, or c and my sgpt is 66 (>45)plus I'm taking olmesartan 10mg+lercanidipine 20mg, is it due to medications?

Alcohol, fatty liver: Could be meds but just as likely this mild elevation in transaminase liver levels could be due to other things (like mild-moderate alcohol use, or fatty infiltration of liver). Fatty liver is more likely if there are elevated triglycerides or signs of Insulin resistance (low hdl, elevated triglycerides, obesity, or hga1c > 5.6). Can also be seen if associated sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Can I take Hydralazine 10mg PRN for high blood pressure if it spikes over 150/90 as a PRN medication? I currently take 5mg of Benicar (olmesartan) 2x daily.

Can I take Hydralazine 10mg PRN for high blood pressure if it spikes over 150/90 as a PRN medication? I currently take 5mg of Benicar (olmesartan) 2x daily.

See below: You should consult your doctor regarding your medications. Unsure what time of the day your BP is running high. There's no harm taking it as needed but you should definitely get an evaluation before making any changes to your medical regimen. ...Read more

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I am taking lercanidipine and olmesartan 20mg each everyday and I am having erectile dysfunction & I don't think from medications, probably due to htn?

I am taking lercanidipine and olmesartan 20mg each everyday and I am having erectile dysfunction & I don't think from medications, probably due to htn?

Erectile Dysfunction: Lercandiipine (l) is a member of the calcium channel blocker antihypertensive drugs. Olmesartan (o) is a member of the angiogtensin receptor blocker (arb) class of drugs. Neither l nor o apart, on in combination, are known to cause erectile dysfunction (ed). You are correct in that your ed may due to hypertension, rather than the drugs you are to treat it. See a urologist for more ed information. ...Read more

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Does olmesartan 20 mg causes dry mouth when taken once daily as a chronic medication for a 37 years old patient having secondary hypertension? And why

Does olmesartan 20 mg causes dry mouth when taken once daily as a chronic medication for a 37 years old patient having secondary hypertension? And why

Olmesartan: Has a common side effects like dry mouth, thirst, weakness, tiredness, just to name a few. The dry mouth is caused by the thiazide diuretic component that creates changes in body salts (sodium) and fluids. ...Read more

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Ben VS Ben/HCT. Benicar (olmesartan) drug sheet says Ben 40 mg has BP reductions about 13/7 while adding 12.5 mg HCT (Ben/HCT 40/12.5) reduction is 16/10 only.?

Ben VS Ben/HCT. Benicar (olmesartan) drug sheet says Ben 40 mg has BP reductions about 13/7 while adding 12.5 mg HCT (Ben/HCT 40/12.5) reduction is 16/10 only.?

BP reduction: Benicar (olmesartan) (B) is an effective BP lowering drug. Adding another BP lowering drug, HCT (H), gives an additive effect in lowering BP. That is why the combination of B and H lowers BP greater than B acting on its own. You can also ask your physician (P) your question for a more meaningful answer, as your P knows you best of all. ...Read more

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Hello, 2 months ago I reduced my Benicar (olmesartan) from 40 mg daily down to 20 mg daily. Is 1/2 of the drug out of my system by now?

Hello, 2 months ago I reduced my Benicar (olmesartan) from 40 mg daily down to 20 mg daily. Is 1/2 of the drug out of my system by now?

Medications: I do not understand the way you are seeing things. The drug is still in your system. There is a therapeutic dose range that it get's to. If this dose is therapeutic then your blood pressure should be normal. On the dose you are currently on that would have occurred within one week of the change. ...Read more

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Any side effects to the drugs tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) 40-5-12.5mg or biastolic 10mg? I have been getting lightheaded and have fallen a few times. Could it be this?

Any side effects to the drugs tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) 40-5-12.5mg or biastolic 10mg? I have been getting lightheaded and have fallen a few times. Could it be this?

Possible.: Any blood pressure medicine can cause it. Your lightheadedness could be from low blood pressure, or slow heart rate, and or abnormal circulation. Please have yourself checked asap. Its important to have your blood pressure under control, but make sure you do not have an underlying other cardiovascular issues. ...Read more

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Taking tamsulosin, finasteride, triamterene -hctz, norvasc, benicar (olmesartan). Am 68 yrs old. Having tenderness in breasts. Could drugs be a cause?

Taking tamsulosin, finasteride, triamterene -hctz, norvasc, benicar (olmesartan). Am 68 yrs old. Having tenderness in breasts. Could drugs be a cause?

Likely: I wonder about triamterene, but, could be others. Check with your pharmacist he can look it up on computer to sort through hundreds of side effects that could possibly occur with these meds. Don't stop any till you talk with your doc to arrange for a replacement. ...Read more

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Can you take Benicar (olmesartan) and adivan together?

Yes: There are no significant interactions of these drugs, please contact your prescriber to be sure. ...Read more

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Does anyone know how to taper off benicar (olmesartan)?

Does anyone know how to taper off benicar (olmesartan)?

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 pressure improves. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Benicar (olmesartan) hct to work?

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. ...Read more

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Is 105 / 85 a good BP reading. Taking 10 mg Benicar (olmesartan) once daily?

Is 105 / 85 a good BP reading. Taking 10 mg Benicar (olmesartan) once daily?

Ideal BP is 120/80: What was your pre-treatment BP? Do you feel any symptoms with a BP of 105/85? - feeling weak, light headed, dizzy etc.
The ideal BP is 120/80 but each person is a little different.
Lifestyle modification- Mediterranean diet, no added salt
& regular exercise- walking, yoga, meditation. ...Read more

Dr. George Mathew
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Benicar (Definition)

Benicar is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more