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Review: could Benicar cause Coughing (Cough)?

Summary: Coughing is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 12,899 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 398 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing 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 13,748 Benicar users)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,448 Coughing patients)

On Jan, 17, 2015: 12,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 396 people (3.07%) have Coughing.

Trend of Coughing in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Coughing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Coughing18.87%16.98%7.55%16.98%15.09%24.53%0.00%

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Benicar * :

FemaleMale
Coughing74.58%25.42%

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Benicar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Coughing0.00%0.27%0.00%0.27%1.09%9.02%29.78%59.56%

Severity of Coughing when taking Benicar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Coughing0.00%77.78%22.22%0.00%

How people recovered from Coughing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Coughing0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (158 people, 39.90%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (44 people, 11.11%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (43 people, 10.86%)
  4. Osteoporosis (40 people, 10.10%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (38 people, 9.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (96 people, 24.24%)
  2. Benicar hct (90 people, 22.73%)
  3. Lipitor (80 people, 20.20%)
  4. Coreg (68 people, 17.17%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (65 people, 16.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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