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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 12,894 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Benicar and have Seizure disorder >>>

Benicar

Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Benicar 13,745 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 Seizure disorder 36,528 patients)

On Dec, 19, 2014: 12,894 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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  • What is the sugar content of hydroxyzine syrup? how will it interact with the ketogenic diet for seizure disorder?
    (Asked by a 18 year old boy who has Seizure Disorder)
    Son is starting the ketogenic diet again after having been successful and seizure free for 13 years. Seizures are creeping back in so we are staring the diet again. Hydroxyzine is the only med that might have an interaction because it is a liquid syrup. I can't find anything that tells me the sug ...

  • Can lamictal cause false positive pcp drug screen
    (Asked by a 42 year old woman who has Epilepsy, and takes Lamictal Xr)
    I had a rapid urine drug screen for new employment and it shows positive for PCP. I have never taken or even seen PCP. I am so embarrassed and mortified. Needless to say my urine has been sent to a lab to see if it can rule out false positive results. I called my neurologist and my Pharmacist an ...

  • Does nexplanon have nickel in it?
    (Asked by a 20 year old woman who has Nickel Allergy , Epilepsy, and takes Zantac, Lidocaine Hydrochloride, Gabapentin)
    I have a severe nickel allergy and I have epilepsy. I am considering explain to reduce periodes since my seizures are worse that time of the month. I need to know if nexplanon has nickel because I need to avoid it if it does.

  • Can i take garcinia cambogia with blood pressure med called olmetec?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Hypertension - Medication Related, and takes Olmesartan Medoxomil )
    What supplements are safe to loose weight? I use CoQ10, CLA multi vitamin, digestive enzyme and a probiotic

  • Hcg diet is good for me
    (Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Epilepsy, and takes HCG)
    I'M PRESENTLY ON DEPRESSION MEDICINE AND LAMYCTAL FOR SEIZURES. CAN I GO ON THE HCG INJECTION DIET?

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