Review: could Benicar cause Anxiety?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,837 people who take Benicar. Among them, 652 have Anxiety. See who they are, when they have Anxiety and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,691 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Benicar include nausea aggravated, nausea, dizziness, high blood pressure, dizziness aggravated.
Anxiety (latest reports from 1,275,755 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 12,286 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 620 people (5.05%) have Anxiety.
Time on Benicar when people have Anxiety * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Benicar * :
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Benicar * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Benicar ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (176 people, 28.39%)
- Depression (68 people, 10.97%)
- Osteoporosis (64 people, 10.32%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (62 people, 10.00%)
- Anxiety (51 people, 8.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (190 people, 30.65%)
- Zometa (158 people, 25.48%)
- Toprol-xl (130 people, 20.97%)
- Norvasc (128 people, 20.65%)
- Lipitor (121 people, 19.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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