Review: could Benicar cause Coughing?
We study 12,878 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 396 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing and more.
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Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,727 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Coughing (latest reports from 487,629 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 12,875 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 396 people (3.08%) have Coughing. They amount to 0.08% of all the 487,463 people who have Coughing on eHealthMe.
Time on Benicar when people have Coughing * :
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Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Benicar * :
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Severity of Coughing when taking Benicar ** :
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How people recovered from Coughing ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (158 people, 39.90%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (44 people, 11.11%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (43 people, 10.86%)
- Osteoporosis (40 people, 10.10%)
- Multiple myeloma (38 people, 9.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (96 people, 24.24%)
- Benicar hct (90 people, 22.73%)
- Lipitor (80 people, 20.20%)
- Coreg (68 people, 17.17%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (65 people, 16.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 years ago):
taking olmesartan 20 + amlodipine 5mg
cough reated with steroids , no relief
From this study (4 years ago):
I have a cough and I believe it is from taking Benicar 20 mg. It started last Spring and thought it was caused by allergies. The coughing continued all Summer and has gotten somewhat better but still have a cough.
From this study (5 years ago):
I was told to use pepcid ac for acid reflux to relieve the chronic cough I have. The cough is not stemming from the benicar as this is the best ARB for me.
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