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Review: could Benicar cause Traumatic brain injury?

Summary: Traumatic brain injury is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Paxil cr, and have Depression.

We study 12,896 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

Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 13,748 Benicar users)

Traumatic brain injury

Traumatic brain injury (brain injury due to trauma) has been reported by people with depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 816 Traumatic brain injury patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 12,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 7 people (0.05%) have Traumatic Brain Injury.

Trend of Traumatic brain injury in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Traumatic brain injury * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Traumatic brain injury when taking Benicar * :

FemaleMale
Traumatic brain injury14.29%85.71%

Age of people who have Traumatic brain injury when taking Benicar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Traumatic brain injury0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Traumatic brain injury when taking Benicar ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Traumatic brain injury ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (6 people, 85.71%)
  2. Hypertension (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Paxil cr (6 people, 85.71%)
  2. Tricor (6 people, 85.71%)
  3. Ativan (6 people, 85.71%)
  4. Prilosec (6 people, 85.71%)
  5. Chloral hydrate (2 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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