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Review: could Benicar cause Anxiety?

Summary: Anxiety could be caused by Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 12,856 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 652 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Benicar

Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,703 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Anxiety

Anxiety (latest reports from 1,278,121 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 12,842 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 655 people (5.10%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,278,078 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anxiety in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety24.24%9.09%6.06%12.12%27.27%12.12%9.09%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Benicar * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety68.62%31.38%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Benicar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.17%0.00%0.00%0.17%3.81%12.82%26.52%56.50%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Benicar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety20.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (184 people, 28.09%)
  2. Depression (70 people, 10.69%)
  3. Osteoporosis (68 people, 10.38%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (68 people, 10.38%)
  5. Anxiety (51 people, 7.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (200 people, 30.53%)
  2. Zometa (165 people, 25.19%)
  3. Toprol-xl (137 people, 20.92%)
  4. Norvasc (133 people, 20.31%)
  5. Lipitor (127 people, 19.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Hummingflower on Apr, 21, 2014:

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