Review: could Benicar cause Dry eye (Dry eyes)?
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 Osteoporosis.
We study 12,904 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 has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 13,755 Benicar users)
Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, acne, depression. (latest reports from 12,454 Dry eye patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 12,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 71 people (0.55%) 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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