Review: could Benicar cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?
We study 12,883 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 (latest outcomes from 13,731 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling (latest reports from 4,239 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 12,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling. They amount to 0.02% of all the 4,200 people who have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling on eHealthMe.
Time on Benicar when people have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :
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|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||100.00%||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 * :
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Age of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Benicar * :
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Severity of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Benicar ** :
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|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Foot, leg, and ankle swelling ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- 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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