Benicar and Dry eye - from FDA reports


Summary

Dry eye 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 Zometa, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Dry eye with Benicar. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,349 people who have side effects when taking Benicar from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

19,349 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 93 people (0.48%) have Dry Eye


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benicar cause Dry eye?

Time on Benicar when people have Dry Eye *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dry Eye when taking Benicar *:

  • female: 75.56 %
  • male: 24.44 %

Age of people who have Dry Eye when taking Benicar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.39 %
  • 40-49: 6.94 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 79.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (25 people, 26.88%)
  • Osteoporosis (21 people, 22.58%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (13 people, 13.98%)
  • Hypothyroidism (10 people, 10.75%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 6.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (30 people, 32.26%)
  • Mirapex (28 people, 30.11%)
  • Lisinopril (28 people, 30.11%)
  • Nexium (24 people, 25.81%)
  • Effexor (23 people, 24.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (42 people, 45.16%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 39.78%)
  • Dry Mouth (37 people, 39.78%)
  • Fall (36 people, 38.71%)
  • Cataract (36 people, 38.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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