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Review: could Benicar cause Gout?

Summary: Gout could be caused by Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Allopurinol, and have Hypertension.

We study 12,856 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 (latest outcomes from 13,703 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) (latest reports from 56,529 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 12,856 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 66 people (0.51%) have Gout. They amount to 0.12% of all the 56,508 people who have Gout on eHealthMe.

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. Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 16.67%)
  3. Osteitis deformans (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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