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Round White Pill Marked C14

I found a small round white tablet marked C 14 in my house and would like to find out what this pill is used for. The reverse side has a notch in it. ## Based on the description provided, the closest match I'm finding is identified as Benicar (olmesartan) 20 mg; used in the treatment of high blood pressure. Manufacturer: Sankyo Pharma National Drug Code (NDC): 65597-0103 NOTE: This pill however, is white and round with "C 14" on one side and "SANKYO" on the other. Is it possible that your pill also has a faint marking like that on the other side? I hope this helps! ## Hi David, thanks for your reply. This pill however has nothing written on the other side. Thanks again, Joan ## Have you found out what the tablet is for yet? please let me know... ## It is mostl likely...

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Rx Plan Changed From Benicar 20mg Tab To Losartan 100mg

Is the dosage strength equivalent? What if any difference are there between the two besides price? ## The active ingredient in Losartan is Losartan potassium. This drug is manufactured by Teva Pharms. The active ingredient in Benicar is Olmesartan medoxomil. This drug is manufactured by Daiichi Sankyo. From what I could gather, both drugs are classified as an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, used to treat high blood pressure. That said, the only differences I could find were between the chemical structures of the drug itself, as well as any other inactive ingredients that the different manufacturers decide to put into the pill. Both of these factors however can influence how the the drug absorbs into your system and therefore determine how effective one is over the other, which can v...

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Benicar alternative

I'm on 40 mgs of Benicar and need a lower cost drug with no cough side effect. ## I take 40mg Bencar tab in am and 20mg in pm - also take Cardia XT an Coreg, cost for Bencar is too expensive is there any other drug that would work in place of the Bencar? Thank you ## I have elevated blood pressure and the only way to get it down is the three drugs I have listed. I tried numerous others with no luck. ## what takes the place of benacar if there is no generic ## For anyone else seeking information on lower cost alternatives, if they are taking a blood pressure medication that costs too much, I'd like to add some details for you. First of all, there are well over 100 blood pressure medications on the market in various classes. So, if you are having bad side effects from one, or find...

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benicar and zyrtec

I take 40mg benicar with hctz 12.5mg, Is it safe to take 10mg zyrtec along with the Benicar, and will adding the zyrtec raise blood pressures? ## Yes, there is a risk of Zyrtec causing changes in blood pressure, though it is is not common, according to FDA reports. Typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood changes, and weight changes. What are your current blood pressure levels? Have they been high, or low?

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can patient crush it

difficulty with swallowing pills. can swallow 20mg , not able to swallow 40 mg .. which is more advised. 2 20 mg. or can 40 mg be crushed and taken? ## I hope you have gotten your answer by now, but it is fine to crush this medication and administer it in some applesauce, jelly, jam or the like. ## Any medication that is not time released can usually be crushed, or broken, to make it easier to take, as long as the manufacturer, or your pharmacist doesn't instruct otherwise. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Are you on any other medications?

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hydroxychlor SANKYO

pink, oblong, C25 & SANKYO ## Sankyo Pharma lists this tablet as being a Benicar HCT, which contains 25mgs of Hydrochlorothiazide and 40mgs of Olmesartan. It is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and some cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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sinus problems and coughing due to blood pressure medications

Cannot tolerate ACE inhibitors (24 hrs of coughing) nor calcium channel blockers (little help; leg swelling). On Benicar HCT and have persistent sinus problems and coughing that do not respond to allergy or sinus medications. Doc insists that the benicar is not the reason! Anyone else had this problem? How did you solve it? ## I have the same problem, am on Norvacs...a nurse friend told me it was probably the bp meds but I can find nothing to substantiate that. Help!!! ## Is it safe to take 2 pyridoxine 25mg plus 1 bilocor 5mg twice daily, over 50yrs female to lower blood pressure? ## Yes, these medications have been known to cause sinus issues, as reported by the FDA, which may include drainage, stuffiness, and congestion. I've experienced it myself, taking Candesartan, and Losarta...

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round white Sankyo Pill With C14 On The Back

this is a round white pill with SANKYO on one side and C14 on the other ## Sankyo Pharma list this tablet as being a 20mg Benicar tablet, it contains the active ingredient Olmesartan and is most commonly used to help treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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sankyo c25 drug indications

pink salmon colore oblong pill with c25 on back and sankyo on the other side ## Sankyo Pharma lists this as being a Benicar HCT tablet, which contains 25mgs of Hydrochlorothiazide and 40mgs of Olmesartan. It is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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White oval pill Sankyo C15

I have a white pill that's oval in shape like a football and has "Sankyo" on one side with "C15" on the other side. What is it? ## Hi Sam, A white oval / oblong pill with "SANKYO" on one side and C15 on the other is reportedly identified as Benicar (Olmesartan medoxomil) 40mg; marketed for use in treating hypertension. For verification, the manufacturer is listed as Sankyo Pharma (also known as Sun Pharma) and the pill itself carries a National Drug Code of 57664-0757. I hope this helps!

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SANKYO C25

orange/pinkish color and oblong Sanko written on one side C25 the other. ## Sankyo Pharma lists this as being a Benicar tablet, which contains 25mgs of Hydrochlorothiazide, and 40mgs of Olmesartan, it is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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benicar 20 mg much better than loristatin

My spouse has tried both bp meds. The benicar is u much better med than thr loristatin. Benicar works very well. The loriststin just doesn't work @ all. The benicaris much more expensive but what's the point if you get something that doesn't even work. We will stay with benicar. Thank you?? ## Has anyone else experienced severe cramps and Charlie horses while taking benicar hct ?

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benicar olmesartan coughing

I have taken Benicar for years. Dr. tried a different BP medicine and I started a dry cough for weeks......back to Benicar, and cough went away. In December, Dr. switched me to olmesartan, which, as I understand it is generic for Benecar. I've been coughing ever since.........is that even possible? Are the two medicines identical, or is it possible that for me, Olmesartan causes cough but Benicar does not? ## I also recently switched from Benicar to the generic form. Can't stop with the dry cough. After hearing of your experience, I'm calling my cardiologist. This is intolerable!

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Dosage for high blood pressure medication

I was on Losartan for 5 years and for the last 5 years on Benicar 20 OD. About 10 days back my blood pressure showed increased values of 180/100 and fluctuated between 180/110 to 140/90. I also continued having a dull headache. I have since enhanced the dosage to Benicar 40 OD. Now the blood pressure is keeping itself at values below 110/70. Can I revert back to Benicar 20 after some time?

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weight loss of 10lbs while on Benicar

Maybe Benicar is the problem, so I want to get off 20mgs of Benicar that I'm thinking could be a factor, as it has caused a loss of appetite, cough, and fatigue. And instead of my usual 10:00 pm bedtime. I cant make it past 8:30. Constant loose stools 6 to 8 per day. Med lowers my blood pressure, but I want to get off. ## Hello, Pepshep! How are you? The FDA classifies Benicar as an ARB and those can all be typical side effects of it. You may also experience headache and increased urination. However, it is very important that you see your doctor to switch to a different medication and not just stop taking this medication. Letting your blood pressure go out of control puts you at risk of heart attack, stroke or congestive heart failure, all of which could be fatal. Once the cough set...

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benicar 20 mg tab alternative, same drug class generic pill

Is there an angiotensin II receptor antagonist generic alternative to the drug listed above? What is it's name? I only take one BP pill. ## Hello, Bert! How are you? Yes, there are a couple you could ask your doctor about trying, such as Losartan and Candesartan. I've actually taken both and found them to work very well for me. The FDA lists their typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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generic Benicar availability

When will Benicar be offered in a generic/less expensive form? ## Hello, Laurie! How are you? It will most likely be several years, yet. However, there are other medications in this same drug class that are available as generics, such as Losartan and Candesartan, which you could ask your doctor about switching to, if Benicar is too expensive. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, dry cough and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Both alternatives r not usable as cause major blood pressure spikes; been advised by both pharmacist and cardiologist to never try alternative to Benicar as there is no true substitute.

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blue round pill m a8

is this a generic brand for benicar ## Hello, Lou! How are you? No, it is not. The blue tablet with the M A8 marking is manufactured by UDL Laboratories and they list it as containing 2.5mgs of Amlodipine. However, Benicar contains the active ingredient Olmesartan. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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zc 38 long oval white pill

Can this be a form or substitute of benicar hct ??? ## Hello, Robb! This tablet is manufactured by Zydus Pharmaceuticals and they list is as containing 200mgs of Hydroxychloroquine. The FDA shows this medication as being used to treat or prevent malaria. Its typical side effects may include nausea, blurred vision, headache, unusual bruising and weakness. So no, it is not a substitute for Benicar and will do nothing to treat high blood pressure or a cardiac condition. Bencher contains the active ingredient Olmesartan, which is classified by the FDA as an ARB. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain and hypotension. Were you given this in place of Benicar? ## Yes by mistake of the pharmacist....... I noticed that the pills were different tha...

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Benicar cost and availability

I take Benicar and it was discontinued by my insurance. I called the manufacturer and they sent me a discount card. With this card all I pay is $25.00 each time I refill. Many drug companies have the same benefit card plan, so please call the manufacturer and see if there is a card available for your prescription. ## Hi franny1, Thanks for sharing this info on how to save money on Benicar. I too am finding that these drug discount cards are the next best thing to insurance when it comes to cutting down on costs. This site also happens to offer a savings card that reportedly helps with up to 15-75% off your prescription. I don't know what your original price was before getting the savings card from the manufacturer, but if you wanted to compare potential savings, you could also try s...

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