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 High blood pressure.
We study 12,907 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 has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 13,758 Benicar users)
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 13,678 Gout patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 12,907 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 66 people (0.51%) have Gout.
Time on Benicar when people have Gout * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Gout when taking Benicar * :
Age of people who have Gout when taking Benicar * :
Severity of Gout when taking Benicar ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Gout ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (26 people, 39.39%)
- Osteitis deformans (11 people, 16.67%)
- Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 16.67%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 12.12%)
- Multiple myeloma (7 people, 10.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Allopurinol (31 people, 46.97%)
- Lasix (27 people, 40.91%)
- Synthroid (26 people, 39.39%)
- Aredia (22 people, 33.33%)
- Glucophage (19 people, 28.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Lisinopril for a 58-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Gout
- A study of side effects of Benicar for a 73-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Diarrhea
- A study of side effects of Amlodipine Besylate for a 75-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Gout
- A study of drug interactions between Ginkgo Biloba, Cetirizine Hydrochloride, Armour Thyroid, Plaquenil, Benicar for a 68-year old woman with Blood Thinner, Allergy, Hypothyroidism, Pml, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Itchy Rash On Arms And Chest
- A study of drug interactions between Lexapro, Wellbutrin, Vytorin, Benicar, Viagra for a 68-year old man with Depression, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Ed. The patient has Vitreous Detachment, Retinal Tear
Recent Benicar related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Avapro, Olmetec for a 55-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Diovan, Cozaar, Benicar, Avapro for a 62-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Benicar, Losartan, Bisoprolol Fumarate, Bystolic for a 71-year old man who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Cozaar, Benicar for a 75-year old woman who has Hypertension - Essential
- Comparions of Olmesartan Medoxomil, Losartan Potassium, Valsartan for a 70-year old man who has Hypertension
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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