eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Advanced tools

Review: could Benicar cause Dry eye?

We study 12,883 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.

Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Benicar and have Dry eye >>>

Benicar

Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,731 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 57,285 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 12,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 71 people (0.55%) have Dry Eye. They amount to 0.12% of all the 57,124 people who have Dry Eye on eHealthMe.

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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Benicar and have Dry Eye
- group for people who take Benicar
- group for people who have Dry Eye

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Had an emergency appendectomy in February with complications.... have lived with joint, muscle pain most of my adult life. Constant stomach problems from a young wage. IBS, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite. Feel like I am basically a failure, unable to keep a permanent job. Marriage is on verge of divorce, my family thinks it's all in my head, and that I cause this or even like to be a I. That I do it for attention, or mainly bc I am not responsible. I do not like discussing with family bc I feel misunderstood & like a. Broken record. I want to participate in life , if I don't I am criticized , if I do I pay the price. With either "pain" or comments like " well you did this "
    I feel scared, alone , but mostly hurt all over, including heart ache!!
    It's very confusing and will definitely make you think you are crazy at times.
    Was told yesterday I had fibromyalgia & vasculitis . Going to have blood test tomorrow .

    Reply

    gracekellygirl on Aug, 29, 2014:

    I had those same symptoms and they discovered a parathyroid tumor. Check out the symptoms for that. I was told I had fibromyalgia for years and lived in pain. Now it is gone and I feel much better. A sestamibi parathyroid scan will tell you for sure even when the parathyroid blood test comes back normal. Usually with this you have a high blood calcium as well.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • After eating would get severe intestinal pain and had constant diarrhea. This went on for months, I lost a lot of weight during this time.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I am taking an over the counter sleep aid made by boots chemist and have got dryes can the tablets b the reason

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Benicar, Dry eye

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Pantoprazole dry eyes
    started at 5 days after starting the treatment. no other medications or suplements taken. tear drops do not help. putting a tiny amount of stJohn's worth oil at the bottom of the eyes provokes tears and gives a better result. will consider changing the medication for my acid reflux condition.

  • Hypercalcemia during use of fluconizole over 6 months
    Post diverticulitis surgery multiple my mother was on multiple antibiotics but the most consistent one was Fluconizole. After release, she was slowly taken off other antibiotics being left on Fluconizole for abscesses that would not go away and eventually needed to be surgically removed. After rep ...

  • Libido decreased with erectile dysfunction by using olmesartan 20 mg. daily
    Libido decreased with erectile dysfunction by using Olmesartan 20 mg. daily. Other related / associated conditions : anxiety and work stress

More reviews for: Benicar, Dry eye

On eHealthMe, Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil) is often used for high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions Benicar is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Benicar used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

40 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Tamiflu, Relenza for a 45-year old man who has Influe ... (8 minutes ago)

- Loratadine, Labetalol Hydrochloride, Sulfasalazine, P ... (17 minutes ago)

- Azor for a 71-year old woman who has High Blood Press ... (22 minutes ago)

Related study

- Benicar side effects

 

Related symptom

- Dry Eye

 

 

Recent user comments

- "Had a severe case of cough with Asthma at night for ... " (2 hours ago)

- "Has COPD, CHF, pleural effusion, renal insufficiency, ... " (4 hours ago)

- "I have had two ablations for a/f. So far the the se ... " (7 hours ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Pulmonary Embolus and Tracleer

- Oramorph Sr and Osteoarthritis

- Ankylosing Spondylitis and Ms

- Ankylosing Spondylitis

- Anxiety and Propranolol Hydrochloride

 

Popular searches

- Joint Ankylosis
- Death
- Loperamide Hydrochloride
- Methotrexate Lpf
- Type Ii Hyperlipoproteinemia

   

All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.