Review: could Benicar cause Dry eye?
This is a review of Dry eye (Dry eyes) by studying 12,837 people who take Benicar. We analyze: the time on Benicar when people have Dry eye, gender and age of these people, the severity of Dry eye, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Benicar. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,691 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Benicar include nausea aggravated, nausea, dizziness, high blood pressure, dizziness aggravated.
Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 54,364 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 12,837 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 71 people (0.55%) have Dry Eye. They amount to 0.13% of all the 53,950 people who have Dry Eye.
Time on Benicar when people have Dry eye * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dry eye||66.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Dry eye when taking Benicar * :
|Dry eye||68.57%||31.43% |
Age of people who have Dry eye when taking Benicar * :
|Dry eye||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.90%||12.07%||81.03% |
Severity of Dry eye when taking Benicar ** :
How people recovered from Dry eye ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (18 people, 25.35%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 16.90%)
- Multiple myeloma (11 people, 15.49%)
- Glaucoma (5 people, 7.04%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 7.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (28 people, 39.44%)
- Mirapex (27 people, 38.03%)
- Lisinopril (26 people, 36.62%)
- Spironolactone (22 people, 30.99%)
- Clindamycin (21 people, 29.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (16 hours ago):
It only occurs at the beginning of a workout and lasts maybe a minute then stops. Never happened before during a workout, only since I've taken Benicar.
From this study (4 days ago):
causes acute thirst and dehydration symptoms that I treat with water and ice between water intake. I have had a bout with a bulging disc in the past but this was quite different. I wasn't having any of these symptoms. I was very really good except I was having this drainage to my throat and ears. When I would cough, it was mostly nonproductive so that is why I took two Musinex DM tabs before bed with a full glass of water followed by orange juice and bread stick. Two hours before I had taken two vitamins C tabs for the first time in a month. After taking the pills and falling asleep, I woke with a back ache. I just thought I needed to increase my water, so I did. When I attempted to get up for the restroom from all the water, I was in acute back pain and it became such a struggle that I was using the furniture for support. No pain down the leg or foot. Such hard to turn over, stand up, or walk! It has been 10 hours and I am still having symptoms but not as severe, If I fall asleep and don't continue the water, the symptoms return.
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