Benicar and Celiac disease - sprue - from FDA reports
Celiac disease - sprue 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 Benicar Hct, and have High blood pressure . We study 18,291 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA. Among them, 210 have Celiac disease - sprue. Find out below who they are, when they have Celiac disease - sprue and more.
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Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Benicar 19,783 users)
Celiac Disease - Sprue
Celiac disease - sprue (a disease of the small intestine) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, hypothyroidism, depression, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 4,809 Celiac disease - sprue patients).
On Jan, 29, 2017
18,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 210 people (1.15%) have Celiac Disease - Sprue
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benicar when people have Celiac Disease - Sprue *:
- < 1 month: 19.19 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.14 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.05 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
- 2 - 5 years: 32.32 %
- 5 - 10 years: 18.18 %
- 10+ years: 2.02 %
Gender of people who have Celiac Disease - Sprue when taking Benicar *:
- female: 57.26 %
- male: 42.74 %
Age of people who have Celiac Disease - Sprue when taking Benicar *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.03 %
- 40-49: 8.25 %
- 50-59: 17.53 %
- 60+: 73.2 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (184 people, 87.62%)
- Pain (8 people, 3.81%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (8 people, 3.81%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 2.86%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 2.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Benicar Hct (91 people, 43.33%)
- Norvasc (21 people, 10.00%)
- Lipitor (13 people, 6.19%)
- Amlodipine (11 people, 5.24%)
- Azor (9 people, 4.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Malabsorption (136 people, 64.76%)
- Hypotension (48 people, 22.86%)
- Haemorrhoids (48 people, 22.86%)
- Hiatal Hernia (37 people, 17.62%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (36 people, 17.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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