Review: could Benicar cause Traumatic Brain Injury?


Traumatic brain injury is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Ativan, and have Depression . We study 18,828 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Traumatic brain injury. Find out below who they are, when they have Traumatic brain injury and more.

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Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Benicar 19,770 users)

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (brain injury due to trauma) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 815 Traumatic brain injury patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

18,828 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 7 people (0.04%) have Traumatic Brain Injury

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benicar cause Traumatic brain injury?

Gender of people who have Traumatic Brain Injury when taking Benicar *:

  • female: 14.29 %
  • male: 85.71 %

Age of people who have Traumatic Brain Injury when taking Benicar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Hypothyroidism (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Hypertension (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Fibromyalgia (1 person, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tricor (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Prilosec (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Paxil Cr (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Ativan (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Chloral Hydrate (2 people, 28.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Insomnia (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Injury (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Hemiparesis (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Depersonalisation (6 people, 85.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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