Review: could Benicar cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?
Summary: 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 Lasix, and have High blood pressure.
We study 12,907 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 332 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 13,757 Benicar users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 72,154 Renal failure patients)
On Mar, 20, 2015: 12,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 332 people (2.57%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Benicar when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||21.21%||18.18%||3.03%||15.15%||12.12%||27.27%||3.03% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Benicar * :
|Renal failure||61.49%||38.51% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Benicar * :
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.35%||3.37%||9.09%||26.60%||59.60% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Benicar ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (98 people, 29.52%)
- Multiple myeloma (49 people, 14.76%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (35 people, 10.54%)
- Fatigue (31 people, 9.34%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (20 people, 6.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (89 people, 26.81%)
- Aspirin (84 people, 25.30%)
- Toprol-xl (71 people, 21.39%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (69 people, 20.78%)
- Zoloft (63 people, 18.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Benicar for a 73-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Diarrhea
- A study of drug interactions between Ginkgo Biloba, Cetirizine Hydrochloride, Armour Thyroid, Plaquenil, Benicar for a 68-year old woman with Blood Thinner, Allergy, Hypothyroidism, Pml, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Itchy Rash On Arms And Chest
- A study of drug interactions between Lexapro, Wellbutrin, Vytorin, Benicar, Viagra for a 68-year old man with Depression, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Ed. The patient has Vitreous Detachment, Retinal Tear
- A study of side effects of Olmetec for a 42-year old woman with Hypertension. The patient has Estrogen Overdose
- A study of drug interactions between Benicar, Cymbalta, Wellbutrin for a 37-year old man with Blood Pressure, Depression. The patient has Ed
Recent Benicar related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Diovan, Cozaar, Benicar, Avapro for a 62-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Benicar, Losartan, Bisoprolol Fumarate, Bystolic for a 71-year old man who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Cozaar, Benicar for a 75-year old woman who has Hypertension - Essential
- Comparions of Olmesartan Medoxomil, Losartan Potassium, Valsartan for a 70-year old man who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Cozaar, Benicar for a 65-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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