Benicar and Gout - from FDA reports
Gout is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Gout with Benicar. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,349 people who have side effects when taking Benicar from FDA, and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Apr, 23, 2017
19,349 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 118 people (0.61%) have Gout
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benicar when people have Gout *:
- < 1 month: 20 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 20 %
- 10+ years: 20 %
Gender of people who have Gout when taking Benicar *:
- female: 59.62 %
- male: 40.38 %
Age of people who have Gout when taking Benicar *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.7 %
- 40-49: 4.05 %
- 50-59: 14.86 %
- 60+: 78.38 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (49 people, 41.53%)
- Multiple Myeloma (13 people, 11.02%)
- Paget's Disease (12 people, 10.17%)
- Fluid Retention (11 people, 9.32%)
- Diabetes (11 people, 9.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (39 people, 33.05%)
- Allopurinol (30 people, 25.42%)
- Synthroid (28 people, 23.73%)
- Protonix (24 people, 20.34%)
- Aredia (22 people, 18.64%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Anaemia (32 people, 27.12%)
- Oedema Peripheral (30 people, 25.42%)
- Joint Pain (30 people, 25.42%)
- Diarrhea (30 people, 25.42%)
- Pain (29 people, 24.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Gout when taking Benicar?
Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Benicar 20,852 users)
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with gout, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 24,576 Gout patients).
Browse all side effects of Benicara b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with GoutGout
Could your condition cause GoutGout
Can you answer these questions?
I have been taking Humira for three years. I am now experiencing gout and tendinitis. I do not eat any of the foods that normally cause gout or drink alcohol often. Anyone else experiencing this with Humira
You may be interested in these reviews
I take 90 mg of brilinta twice a day Nd have come down with a gout attack. I have been prescribed indomethacin for past attacks but do not k ow if it is safe to take with the brilinta and font want to risk bleeding. Please advise if you can. I need to return to work on Monday or may lose my job. ...
Have been on Atenolol for 6 years . Am 73 years old and use it for high blood pressure along with Benicar . Started to get gout about one year ago . In one year ,I have got gout 5 to 6 times . Just had bunion surgery and the doc said she had to go back in twice to clear all the crystals out . My ...
I have Gout and I have been taking levofloxacin for 6 when the worst gout flared up hit me. Normally I take colchicine once and the flare up goes away. But this time it has lasted 3days so far and I've taken the colchicine everyday but it only reduce the flare , it's not going away.
Have been on Benicar for years and now on generic for 3 days. Makes me feel awful and pulse went up to 115 nd bp went to 154/105. Is anyone else hveing troubles with generic? Going to go off and try brand again