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Review: could Benicar cause Dry eye (Dry eyes)?

We study 12,892 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 71 have Dry eye. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry eye and more.

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Benicar

Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,741 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Dry eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 58,020 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 12,888 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 71 people (0.55%) have Dry Eye.

Trend of Dry eye in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Dry eye * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry eye66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Dry eye68.57%31.43%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry eye0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.90%12.07%81.03%

Severity of Dry eye when taking Benicar ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dry eye ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (18 people, 25.35%)
  2. Hypertension (12 people, 16.90%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (11 people, 15.49%)
  4. Glaucoma (5 people, 7.04%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (5 people, 7.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (28 people, 39.44%)
  2. Mirapex (27 people, 38.03%)
  3. Lisinopril (26 people, 36.62%)
  4. Spironolactone (22 people, 30.99%)
  5. Clindamycin (21 people, 29.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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