Review: could Benicar hct cause Blood pressure increased?
Summary: Blood pressure increased could be caused by Benicar hct, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Grapefruit, and have Hypertension.
We study 315 people who have side effects while taking Benicar hct from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.
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Benicar hct (latest outcomes from 599 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide; olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Blood pressure increased
Blood pressure increased (latest reports from 1,153,234 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 315 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar hct. Among them, 9 people (2.86%) have Blood Pressure Increased. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,157,466 people who have Blood Pressure Increased on eHealthMe.
Time on Benicar hct when people have Blood pressure increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood pressure increased||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Benicar hct * :
|Blood pressure increased||91.67%||8.33% |
Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Benicar hct * :
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||36.36%||18.18%||45.45% |
Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Benicar hct ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (9 people, 100.00%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (4 people, 44.44%)
- Bladder cancer (2 people, 22.22%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 11.11%)
- Thyroid disorder (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Grapefruit (4 people, 44.44%)
- Vivelle (4 people, 44.44%)
- Benicar (4 people, 44.44%)
- Fish oil (2 people, 22.22%)
- Dexamethasone (2 people, 22.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I need to know my options! What should I be doing now? Anger and aggression, plus crying all the time are taking over my life. Savella was like a miracle drug for my fibromyalgia, but since it was an SNRI I am wondering how much of my problems is from stopping that. I did titrate off professionally, but had been on it over 3 years. Also wondering if it, hyperthyroidism or both are reason I am on four bp meds as cardiologist says heart is healthy. No history of stroke or seizures.
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