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Olmesartan Medoxomil has a really terrible smell

I noticed when I started taking the Olmesartan Medoxomil about 9 months ago it has a pretty bad smell. I took it back to the pharmacy and told them to smell the bottle and they agreed but said they all smell like that. I take this plus the generic Norvasc 10mg, the Olmesartan is 40/25 and clonidine 0.2mg. I have noticed recently swelling in my feet and ankles, also a rash on the lower part of my legs. ## I was originally prescribed Benicar 40/20 but when they came out with a generic (olmesartan) i was required to switch over to that. I have taken these two medications for years and have had no side effects at all. I know everyone can have different effects I have never had any issues (yet). ## Hello, Sue! How are you doing? Has there been any change? You should contact your doctor immed...

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Is Amlodipine Besylate the same as Amlodipine Benazepril?

They are both a yellow and white pill used to be Orangish and white? ## Amlodipine Benazepril is actually 2 medications, it's a generic for Lotrel. It combines the calcium channel blocker Amlodipine with the ACE inhibitor Benazepril to better control hypertension and certain cardiac conditions. The Amlodipine Besylate is just Amlodipine by itself. Did your doctor switch you from one to the other? ## Thanks Verwon, No I have taken the one with Benzepril for a couple years now and I got the other one from my mail order refil place and I did not think it is the right drug. It is a 90 day supply and it was too cheap. So now that I know it is the wrong drug I will contact them and get the problem fixed. I still have 30 day of my right meds so I have time to get the problem corrected. Tha...

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