Review: could Benicar cause Erectile dysfunction?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,837 people who take Benicar. Among them, 89 have Erectile dysfunction. See who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more. This review is 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.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 128,920 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 12,286 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 89 people (0.72%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Benicar when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||15.00%||10.00%||20.00%||10.00%||40.00%||5.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Benicar * :
|Erectile dysfunction||2.25%||97.75% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Benicar * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.08%||6.15%||16.92%||21.54%||52.31% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Benicar ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||50.00%||42.86%||7.14% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (30 people, 33.71%)
- Erectile dysfunction (14 people, 15.73%)
- Depression (11 people, 12.36%)
- Multiple myeloma (10 people, 11.24%)
- Neoplasm malignant (9 people, 10.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (27 people, 30.34%)
- Zometa (24 people, 26.97%)
- Aspirin (22 people, 24.72%)
- Viagra (20 people, 22.47%)
- Levitra (19 people, 21.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Fatigue begins early AM and lasts all day. Nothing seems to alleviate it.
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