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Benicar Hct vs Hyzaar, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 50

This is personalized comparison of Benicar Hct vs Hyzaar for a female aged 50. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 25, 2014: 652 people are studied in Benicar Hct vs Hyzaar

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female46High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Benicar Hct hydrochlorothiazide; olmesartan medoxomilDaiichi Sankyo
Hyzaar hydrochlorothiazide; losartan potassiumMerck

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 46 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Benicar Hct (Daiichi Sankyo)Hyzaar (Merck)
Pain - ShoulderNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Pain - KneeHeadache (pain in head)
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)Weight Increased
Numbness And Tingling (unusual prickling sensations)Vomiting
CoughFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedDrug Ineffective
Food InteractionChest Pain
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Pain In Extremity
Blood Pressure IncreasedPain
Dry MouthAsthenia (weakness)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Benicar Hct (Daiichi Sankyo)Hyzaar (Merck)
Pain - KneeRectal Spasm (rectum muscle contraction)
Pain - ShoulderPancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Numbness And Tingling (unusual prickling sensations)Headache (pain in head)
CoughGastrointestinal Distress
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedDizziness
Dry MouthRhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
Hair ThinningShort-term Memory Loss
DepressionAngioneurotic Oedema (swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes)
Weight Gain - UnintentionalUrticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Abdominal Pain Upper

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Benicar Hct (Daiichi Sankyo)Hyzaar (Merck)
Weight Gain - UnintentionalNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Bladder PainHeadache (pain in head)
Pain - ShoulderWeight Increased
Sciatic Nerve PainVomiting
Rash On Legs - Particulaly CalvesFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Oedema (fluid collection in tissue)Drug Ineffective
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)Pain In Extremity
Joint Pain In HandsChest Pain
Pain - KneePain
CoughAsthenia (weakness)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Benicar Hct (Daiichi Sankyo)Hyzaar (Merck)
Weight Gain - UnintentionalRectal Spasm (rectum muscle contraction)
Sciatic Nerve PainGastrointestinal Distress
Pain - ShoulderHeadache (pain in head)
Rash On Legs - Particulaly CalvesElevated Mood
Joint Pain In HandsPancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Pain - KneeJoint Pain
CoughFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Dry MouthNeuropathy (damage to nerves)
Hair ThinningUrge Incontinence (urinary incontinence)
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedAbdominal Pain Upper

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On eHealthMe, Benicar Hct (hydrochlorothiazide; olmesartan medoxomil) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Hyzaar (hydrochlorothiazide; losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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