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Review: could Benicar cause Nausea?

Summary: Nausea could be caused by Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Benicar hct, and have Hypertension.

We study 12,856 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,048 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea 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.

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) (latest reports from 1,909,083 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, quit smoking, depression, pain.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 12,842 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 1,048 people (8.16%) have Nausea. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,906,454 people who have Nausea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Nausea in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Nausea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nausea48.00%15.00%2.00%15.00%13.00%6.00%1.00%

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Benicar * :

FemaleMale
Nausea76.78%23.22%

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Benicar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nausea0.00%0.00%0.21%0.73%4.50%11.20%25.76%57.59%

Severity of Nausea when taking Benicar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nausea14.29%71.43%14.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Nausea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nausea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (324 people, 30.92%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (91 people, 8.68%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (69 people, 6.58%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (62 people, 5.92%)
  5. Osteoporosis (60 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Benicar hct (208 people, 19.85%)
  2. Aspirin (208 people, 19.85%)
  3. Lipitor (148 people, 14.12%)
  4. Nexium (141 people, 13.45%)
  5. Synthroid (129 people, 12.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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