Review: could Benicar cause Uti?
We study 12,878 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 (latest outcomes from 13,728 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 449,144 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 12,875 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 449,800 people who have Uti on eHealthMe.
Time on Benicar when people have Uti * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Uti when taking Benicar * :
Age of people who have Uti when taking Benicar * :
Severity of Uti when taking Benicar ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Uti ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
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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