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Review: could Benicar cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?

Summary: Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is reported only by a few people who take Benicar.

We study 12,899 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling and more.

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Benicar

Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 13,748 Benicar users)

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 1,394 Foot, leg, and ankle swelling patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 12,899 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling.

Trend of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Benicar * :

FemaleMale
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Benicar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Benicar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Foot, leg, and ankle swelling ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

n/a

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have taken several different drugs, different catagories and have had trouble with all of them....lisinopril,amlodapine besylate,bystolic, now taking benicar. It is the least troublesome but I have swelling in my right thigh ankle and bottom of my foot. It comes and goes but is not comfortable along with being very cold at times in body and hands. Iam not enjoying this.

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