Review: could Benicar cause Middle Insomnia?


Middle insomnia is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Norvasc, and have Hypertension . We study 12,896 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Middle insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Middle insomnia and more.

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Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Benicar 13,763 users)

Middle Insomnia

Middle insomnia (difficulty returning to sleep after awakening either in the middle of the night) has been reported by people with poor quality sleep, sleep walking, drowsiness, insomnia, memory loss (latest reports from 7,098 Middle insomnia patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

12,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 32 people (0.25%) have Middle Insomnia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benicar cause Middle insomnia?

Time on Benicar when people have Middle Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Middle Insomnia when taking Benicar *:

  • female: 83.87 %
  • male: 16.13 %

Age of people who have Middle Insomnia when taking Benicar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 19.23 %
  • 50-59: 7.69 %
  • 60+: 73.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (8 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (4 people)
  • Insomnia (3 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (3 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Norvasc (10 people)
  • Ramipril (6 people)
  • Altace (6 people)
  • Synthroid (5 people)
  • Aspirin (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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