Benicar and Gout - from FDA reports


Summary

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.

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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:

Could Benicar cause Gout?

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.

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