Review: could Benicar cause Erectile dysfunction?
We study 12,878 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,728 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 133,449 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 12,875 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 91 people (0.71%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.07% of all the 128,834 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
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||2.20%||97.80% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Benicar * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.99%||5.97%||16.42%||23.88%||50.75% |
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, 32.97%)
- Erectile dysfunction (15 people, 16.48%)
- Depression (11 people, 12.09%)
- Multiple myeloma (10 people, 10.99%)
- Neoplasm malignant (9 people, 9.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (27 people, 29.67%)
- Zometa (24 people, 26.37%)
- Aspirin (23 people, 25.27%)
- Levitra (20 people, 21.98%)
- Viagra (20 people, 21.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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