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Review: could Benicar cause Sinusitis?

Summary: Sinusitis is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 12,899 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Sinusitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinusitis 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 13,748 Benicar users)

Sinusitis

Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriasis. (latest reports from 40,783 Sinusitis patients)

On Jan, 20, 2015: 12,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 154 people (1.19%) have Sinusitis.

Trend of Sinusitis in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Sinusitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sinusitis0.00%0.00%20.00%40.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sinusitis when taking Benicar * :

FemaleMale
Sinusitis72.67%27.33%

Age of people who have Sinusitis when taking Benicar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sinusitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.41%9.86%26.76%61.97%

Severity of Sinusitis when taking Benicar ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Sinusitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (30 people, 19.48%)
  2. Neoplasm malignant (12 people, 7.79%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (12 people, 7.79%)
  4. Osteoporosis (10 people, 6.49%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (10 people, 6.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (42 people, 27.27%)
  2. Nexium (40 people, 25.97%)
  3. Synthroid (38 people, 24.68%)
  4. Zometa (34 people, 22.08%)
  5. Ambien (34 people, 22.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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