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Is Benicar (olmesartan) an ACE inhibitor?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: ACE"

No: it is an ARB.
I specialize in high blood pressure and happy to do 2nd opinion. Live.

In brief: ACE"

No: it is an ARB.
I specialize in high blood pressure and happy to do 2nd opinion. Live.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Olmesartan

It is an angiotensin receptor blocker. It acts further along the same pathway as an ace inhibitor and produces similar effects.

In brief: Olmesartan

It is an angiotensin receptor blocker. It acts further along the same pathway as an ace inhibitor and produces similar effects.
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