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Review: could Benicar cause Seizure disorder (Epilepsy)?

Summary: Seizure disorder is reported only by a few people who take Benicar.

We study 12,904 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Seizure disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure disorder and more.

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Benicar

Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 13,753 Benicar users)

Seizure disorder

Seizure disorder (disease of seizure related) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion. (latest reports from 36,612 Seizure disorder patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 12,899 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 3 people (0.02%) have Seizure Disorder.

Trend of Seizure disorder in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Seizure disorder * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Seizure disorder when taking Benicar * :

FemaleMale
Seizure disorder0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Seizure disorder when taking Benicar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Seizure disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Seizure disorder when taking Benicar ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Seizure disorder ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (3 people, 100.00%)
  2. Respiratory tract infection (2 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clarithromycin (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Sotalol hcl (2 people, 66.67%)
  3. Dilantin (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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