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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 12,904 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 13,753 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 1,420 Foot, leg, and ankle swelling patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 12,904 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 been on amlodipine for approximately 3 months and have had terrible swelling in my legs and ankles along with pain and itching. should i be taken off this medication?
    I was previously taking Propranolol for blood pressure which didn't bother me at all, but last year I developed a breathing problem and was given Symbicort to help get rid of wheezing. The Symbicort and Propranolol don't mesh well so I was then put on Amlodipine. The swelling, pain and itching occurred right away. I asked the pharmacist about it and also my doctor and they both said a small percentage of people have this problem on this medication. I have tried many times to get my doctor to take me off of this medication but he insists it is best for me, but I disagree. I really don't want to have this problem for the rest of my life and I also won't have any skin left on my legs from the scratching, not to mention the pain that accompanies the swelling which seem to creep up to my knees and thighs and sometimes is so painful I just go to bed to lay down and hopefully the hydroclorithiazide will remove some of this water so that pain will go away. The doctor also doubled my dose of Losartin and Hydroclorithiazide. I'm up about 4-6 times a night going to the bathroom so it also interrupts my sleep. Is anyone else having this problem. I would prefer to go back on the Propranolol and get something other than Symbicort that won't interact with each other. Then I won't have pain and itching all the time. Does anyone have any input on this. I would really appreciate it.

    Thanks. Debbie CB
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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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