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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 Hypertension.

We study 12,894 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 Benicar 13,745 users)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Uti 64,558 patients)

On Dec, 4, 2014: 12,894 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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    (Asked by a 61 year old man who has Urinary Tract Infection, and takes Warfarin Sodium)
    HELP! Hello we are in the UK - my husband had an aortic valve replacement 4 years ago - he is now 61 and on warfarin. Over the past few years, since his AVR, he has had about 4/5 urinary infections which have caused him to be hospitalised with very high temperature/rigors etc. The medical profess ...
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    (Asked by a 78 year old woman who has Hyperternsion, and takes Benicar)
    I have an atrophied kidney. Will that make a difference if I switch to Micardis?
  • What is the cause of leg and foot pain?
    (Asked by a 83 year old woman who has Leg Pains, and takes Hydroxyzine, Singulair, Meloxicam, Benicar, Crestor, Nexium)
    Right leg pains start in the afternoon and get more painful at night.
  • Can i take my macrobid while i have a hangover? is it safe?
    (Asked by a 54 year old man who has UTI, and takes Macrobid)
    Help me please! I really need to know if I can take my pill (macrobid) when I have a hangover

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