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Review: could Benicar cause Seizure disorder?

Summary: Seizure disorder could be caused by Benicar, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Clarithromycin, and have Hypertension.

We study 12,842 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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On Apr, 16, 2014: 12,842 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 3 people (0.02%) have Seizure Disorder. They amount to 0.00% of all the 68,114 people who have Seizure Disorder on eHealthMe.

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 ** :

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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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