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Mom takes Benicar (olmesartan) hct for BP but was told to go off it (lost weight, BP normalizing). How long does Benicar (olmesartan) hct stay in your system after stopping?
About 3-4: Days before completely eliminated from system.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dear MD, Pharma: How long it takes for Benicar/HCT to be completely out of your system. How long it continue to control BP after you stop it.
Er dr told me to stop taking my hbp med Benicar (olmesartan) 40/25. I haven't because my pcp always told me my BP is controlled by the meds. Who is correct?
What is BP?: Certain situations may be more important than controlled bp. If you have renal issues. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors may not be drugs of choice. Many issues are involved and I do not have this information. You should have asked why the er doc said you should come off the medication! by the way, you are also on hydrochlorthiazide which can lower postassium, mg, and increase uric acid! ...Read more
I am on warfarin for blood clots in my leg. Diagnosed 3 weeks ago. I am also on benicar.
My BP is 140/90, is this a problem? I had a pe in january of 2010, was put on warfarin for 6 months. They believe it was the birth control pills and immediately stop
Family history?: Birth control pills do increase your risk for developing a blood clot, but they don't increase that risk as much as pregnancy does.There are also clotting problems that can run in the family.You should ask your doctor about being testing for a familial reason to develop clots, and you should definitely be using another method of birth control to prevent pregnancy while you're on warfarin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benicar (olmesartan): Benicar (olmesartan) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Olmesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow. Benicar is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and children who are at least 6 years old. It is sometimes given together with other blood pressure medications ...Read more