Could Benicar cause Anxiety - from FDA reports


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 18,291 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA. Among them, 881 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Benicar

Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Benicar 19,780 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 292,392 Anxiety patients).

On Dec, 26, 2016

18,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 881 people (4.82%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benicar cause Anxiety?

Time on Benicar when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 6.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.45 %
  • 10+ years: 4.55 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Benicar *:

  • female: 66.97 %
  • male: 33.03 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Benicar *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 0.67 %
  • 30-39: 4.66 %
  • 40-49: 14.48 %
  • 50-59: 25.62 %
  • 60+: 54.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (336 people, 38.14%)
  • Depression (79 people, 8.97%)
  • Osteoporosis (78 people, 8.85%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (64 people, 7.26%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (46 people, 5.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (150 people, 17.03%)
  • Zometa (147 people, 16.69%)
  • Norvasc (137 people, 15.55%)
  • Nexium (114 people, 12.94%)
  • Lasix (112 people, 12.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (357 people, 40.52%)
  • Fatigue (216 people, 24.52%)
  • Depression (198 people, 22.47%)
  • Injury (193 people, 21.91%)
  • High Blood Pressure (184 people, 20.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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