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Review: could Benicar cause Gout?





Summary: Gout is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Allopurinol, and have Hypertension.

We study 12,894 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 66 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout 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 Benicar 13,745 users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes.(latest reports from Gout 12,602 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 12,894 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 66 people (0.51%) have Gout.

Trend of Gout in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Gout * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gout0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%25.00%

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Benicar * :

FemaleMale
Gout63.08%36.92%

Age of people who have Gout when taking Benicar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.04%10.20%6.12%81.63%

Severity of Gout when taking Benicar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gout0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Gout ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (26 people, 39.39%)
  2. Osteitis deformans (11 people, 16.67%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 16.67%)
  4. Osteoporosis (8 people, 12.12%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (7 people, 10.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Allopurinol (31 people, 46.97%)
  2. Lasix (27 people, 40.91%)
  3. Synthroid (26 people, 39.39%)
  4. Aredia (22 people, 33.33%)
  5. Glucophage (19 people, 28.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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