Could Benicar cause Coughing - from FDA reports
Coughing is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, 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, 504 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing 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 19,780 users)
Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,640 Coughing patients).
On Dec, 22, 2016
18,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 504 people (2.76%) have Coughing
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benicar when people have Coughing *:
- < 1 month: 21.74 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.74 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.7 %
- 1 - 2 years: 15.22 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.04 %
- 5 - 10 years: 19.57 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Benicar *:
- female: 73.85 %
- male: 26.15 %
Age of people who have Coughing when taking Benicar *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.25 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.25 %
- 30-39: 1.26 %
- 40-49: 7.58 %
- 50-59: 25.0 %
- 60+: 65.66 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (166 people, 32.94%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (55 people, 10.91%)
- Osteoporosis (46 people, 9.13%)
- Asthma (39 people, 7.74%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (36 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (76 people, 15.08%)
- Lipitor (63 people, 12.50%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (57 people, 11.31%)
- Norvasc (55 people, 10.91%)
- Lasix (50 people, 9.92%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (113 people, 22.42%)
- Fatigue (85 people, 16.87%)
- Pain (83 people, 16.47%)
- Weakness (75 people, 14.88%)
- Dizziness (74 people, 14.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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