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Review: could Benicar cause Uti?

We study 12,883 people who have side effects while taking Benicar from FDA and social media. Among them, 285 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.

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Benicar

Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,731 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 451,309 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Aug, 24, 2014: 12,883 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 285 people (2.21%) have Uti. They amount to 0.06% of all the 452,808 people who have Uti on eHealthMe.

Trend of Uti in Benicar reports

Time on Benicar when people have Uti * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Uti40.00%5.00%5.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Uti when taking Benicar * :

FemaleMale
Uti90.94%9.06%

Age of people who have Uti when taking Benicar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Uti0.38%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.92%2.31%26.92%68.46%

Severity of Uti when taking Benicar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Uti0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Uti ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Uti0.00%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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