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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

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.

Trend of Blood pressure increased in Benicar hct reports

Time on Benicar hct when people have Blood pressure increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood pressure increased25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Benicar hct * :

FemaleMale
Blood pressure increased91.67%8.33%

Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Benicar hct * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood pressure increased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%36.36%18.18%45.45%

Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Benicar hct ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Blood pressure increased0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (9 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hormone replacement therapy (4 people, 44.44%)
  3. Bladder cancer (2 people, 22.22%)
  4. Anxiety (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Grapefruit (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Vivelle (4 people, 44.44%)
  3. Benicar (4 people, 44.44%)
  4. Fish oil (2 people, 22.22%)
  5. Dexamethasone (2 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Recently Dxd w/ toxic multinodular goiter/hyperthyroidism. Fibromyalgia for 20+ years. Had to titrate off Savella 100 mg. BID due to hyperthyroidism. Now all above symptoms have worsened. Because thyroid blood work was in normal range ( although I had been on low iodine diet for 2 months, which should keep in normal range) endocrinologist said see me in six months! No instructions, no explanations. Can't find much about Plummer's online! Had bad reaction during uptake scan & ER said due to RAI. If levels had been high on blood work following scan results, Dr wanted to do RAI Ablation. I am a.) Afraid of worse reaction; b.) Ablation not working, having to be repeated; c.) Ultimately having to have thyroid removed surgically.
    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.
    Is there anyone out there who can give me direction? Every day is worse. Also having injections in c- spine to determine if neurological surgery w/ help w/ spinal cord compression. First was done Monday.
    Eyes also not focusing! Fibromyalgia or hyperthyroidism? Dr says I have 20/20 in each eye individually & field vision test okay. Still can't see TV or anything up close such as cosmetic needs for face! Nothing helps close vision. Glasses will help distance clear enough for now.

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Sarcoidosis caused complete heart block. Pacemaker implanted in December 2009 but for the past two years I have had palpitations caused by around 3.7 million ectopic heartbeats per year.

    Sarcoidosis also in lungs and eyes. Extended use of Pred Forte caused development of cataracts, one of which has been removed and I am awaiting the second operation.

    Breathlessness is caused by lack of oxygen entering the bloodstream and my ongoing heart problems

    Rarely able to sleep properly due to pain, sleeping for about 20 minutes at a time when I become so exhausted that the pain can't keep me awake

    Muscle and joint pain have made me weak and clumsy.Pain is felt all over, from head to toes along with muscle cramps and intense burning sensation to skin on lower legs.

    ACE levels fluctuate but average 110 - 150.

    Blood pressure on average is 150 / 78 - no treatment given

    I also take Nefopam Hydrochloride (Acupan) for pain but this drug is not on the list.

    Immobility, fatigue and constant pain have left me very depressed ad harbouring thoughts of suicide. My 15 year old granddaughter has lived with me since the death of my daughter 11 years ago and it is my hope that I will live long enough to see her settled in college and independent after which the only thing I have to look forward to is to end my own suffering.

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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • I notice that my heart rate has increased about 10 beats per minute while on this drug

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