Review: could Benicar cause Urinary tract infection?
We study 12,881 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 285 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.
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Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,731 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 451,077 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Jul, 23, 2014: 12,875 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 285 people (2.21%) have Urinary Tract Infection. They amount to 0.06% of all the 450,273 people who have Urinary Tract Infection on eHealthMe.
Time on Benicar when people have Urinary tract infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary tract infection||40.00%||5.00%||5.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Benicar * :
|Urinary tract infection||90.94%||9.06% |
Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Benicar * :
|Urinary tract infection||0.38%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.92%||2.31%||26.92%||68.46% |
Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Benicar ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (112 people, 39.30%)
- Convulsion (37 people, 12.98%)
- Osteoporosis (32 people, 11.23%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (28 people, 9.82%)
- Depression (24 people, 8.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Norvasc (81 people, 28.42%)
- Furosemide (77 people, 27.02%)
- Aspirin (67 people, 23.51%)
- Lisinopril (63 people, 22.11%)
- Xanax (61 people, 21.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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