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Review: could Benicar cause Urinary tract infection?

We study 12,878 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

Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,727 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 449,989 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.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection40.00%5.00%5.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Benicar * :

FemaleMale
Urinary tract infection90.94%9.06%

Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Benicar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.38%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.92%2.31%26.92%68.46%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Benicar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary tract infection0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (112 people, 39.30%)
  2. Convulsion (37 people, 12.98%)
  3. Osteoporosis (32 people, 11.23%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (28 people, 9.82%)
  5. Depression (24 people, 8.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Norvasc (81 people, 28.42%)
  2. Furosemide (77 people, 27.02%)
  3. Aspirin (67 people, 23.51%)
  4. Lisinopril (63 people, 22.11%)
  5. Xanax (61 people, 21.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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