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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 Hypertension.

We study 12,892 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 (latest outcomes from 13,744 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of benicar reports

Sinusitis

Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus) (latest reports from 39,491 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriasis.

Trend of Sinusitis reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 12,892 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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    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Sinusitis, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, and takes Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride, Doxycycline, Alprazolam, Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Tradjenta, Crestor)
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    (Asked by a 78 year old woman who has Hyperternsion, and takes Benicar)
    I have an atrophied kidney. Will that make a difference if I switch to Micardis?

  • What is the cause of leg and foot pain?
    (Asked by a 83 year old woman who has Leg Pains, and takes Hydroxyzine, Singulair, Meloxicam, Benicar, Crestor, Nexium)
    Right leg pains start in the afternoon and get more painful at night.

  • Can i take krill oil while taking effient and aspirin
    (Asked by a 78 year old woman who has Heart Disease - Aging, and takes Effient, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Benicar)
    I have high cholesterol and high bad cholesterol, arthritis, had open heart surgery and 7 stents.blood pressure is always up and down.

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