Benicar and Renal failure - from FDA reports
Renal failure is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Benicar Hct, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Renal failure 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 May, 13, 2017
19,349 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 567 people (2.93%) have Renal Failure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benicar when people have Renal Failure *:
- < 1 month: 5.31 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.39 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.42 %
- 1 - 2 years: 15.04 %
- 2 - 5 years: 22.12 %
- 5 - 10 years: 37.17 %
- 10+ years: 3.54 %
Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Benicar *:
- female: 61.38 %
- male: 38.62 %
Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Benicar *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.29 %
- 30-39: 3.55 %
- 40-49: 9.68 %
- 50-59: 26.45 %
- 60+: 59.03 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (220 people, 38.80%)
- Multiple Myeloma (39 people, 6.88%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (37 people, 6.53%)
- Coronary Artery Bypass (28 people, 4.94%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (27 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Benicar Hct (95 people, 16.75%)
- Lasix (92 people, 16.23%)
- Aspirin (63 people, 11.11%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (56 people, 9.88%)
- Protonix (54 people, 9.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Malabsorption (203 people, 35.80%)
- Stress And Anxiety (107 people, 18.87%)
- Pain (107 people, 18.87%)
- Anaemia (99 people, 17.46%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (90 people, 15.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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