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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 12,856 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 (latest outcomes from 13,703 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Seizure disorder

Seizure disorder (disease of seizure related) (latest reports from 67,903 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain.

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 ** :

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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