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Drinking alcohol while on Benicar ?

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I have high blood pressure and I am taking Benicar 10mg daily. I would like to have half a glass of white wine before I go to bed every night. Would this be ok?
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First Helper dude456
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replied May 21st, 2010
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can lower your blood pressure and may increase some of the side effects of Benicar. Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes while you are taking Benicar.Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
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replied November 21st, 2011
Im taking Benicar but Im really tired ,and when I do fall asleep its like I sleep for ever. I just close my eyes and 6-7 hours later i wake up.. Is that a normally thing with this med.
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