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 Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Dry eye with Benicar. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,763 people who have side effects when taking Benicar from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 25, 2017

19,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 99 people (0.5%) have Dry eye


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benicar cause Dry eye?

Time on Benicar when people have Dry eye *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 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: 71.88 %
  • male: 28.12 %

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: 1.32 %
  • 40-49: 6.58 %
  • 50-59: 13.16 %
  • 60+: 78.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (21 people, 21.21%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (13 people, 13.13%)
  • Hypothyroidism (10 people, 10.10%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 6.06%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people, 4.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (31 people, 31.31%)
  • Mirapex (28 people, 28.28%)
  • Lisinopril (28 people, 28.28%)
  • Nexium (24 people, 24.24%)
  • Spironolactone (23 people, 23.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (42 people, 42.42%)
  • Dry Mouth (40 people, 40.40%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (38 people, 38.38%)
  • Diarrhea (37 people, 37.37%)
  • Fall (36 people, 36.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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