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Review: could Benicar cause Sinusitis?

We study 12,883 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 153 have Sinusitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinusitis and more.

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Benicar

Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,731 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Sinusitis

Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus) (latest reports from 230,275 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, psoriasis.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 12,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 154 people (1.20%) have Sinusitis. They amount to 0.07% of all the 231,043 people who have Sinusitis on eHealthMe.

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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