Benicar and Sinusitis - from FDA reports
Sinusitis is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexium, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Sinusitis with Benicar. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,349 people who have side effects when taking Benicar from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 19, 2017
19,349 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 239 people (1.24%) have Sinusitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benicar when people have Sinusitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10 %
- 1 - 2 years: 30 %
- 2 - 5 years: 40 %
- 5 - 10 years: 20 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Sinusitis when taking Benicar *:
- female: 74.78 %
- male: 25.22 %
Age of people who have Sinusitis when taking Benicar *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.54 %
- 30-39: 1.62 %
- 40-49: 9.19 %
- 50-59: 31.89 %
- 60+: 56.76 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (61 people, 25.52%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (27 people, 11.30%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (25 people, 10.46%)
- Osteoporosis (15 people, 6.28%)
- Neoplasm Malignant (13 people, 5.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Nexium (50 people, 20.92%)
- Synthroid (47 people, 19.67%)
- Norvasc (35 people, 14.64%)
- Aspirin (33 people, 13.81%)
- Zometa (32 people, 13.39%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (73 people, 30.54%)
- Fatigue (63 people, 26.36%)
- Pain (59 people, 24.69%)
- Nausea (55 people, 23.01%)
- Breathing Difficulty (54 people, 22.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Sinusitis when taking Benicar?
Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Benicar 20,854 users)
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