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Review: could Benicar cause Uti (Urinary tract infection)?

Summary: Uti is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Norvasc, and have High blood pressure.

We study 12,904 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 has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 13,757 Benicar users)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,231 Uti patients)

On Mar, 15, 2015: 12,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 285 people (2.21%) have Uti.

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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