Benicar hct and Weight fluctuation - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Weight fluctuation is found among people who take Benicar hct, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Benicar hct and have Weight fluctuation. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,037 people who have side effects when taking Benicar hct from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Jun, 11, 2022

10,037 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar hct.
Among them, 8 people (0.08%) have Weight fluctuation.

What is Benicar hct?

Benicar hct has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide; olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 10,780 Benicar hct users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Weight fluctuation?

Weight fluctuation is found to be associated with 1,153 drugs and 768 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Benicar hct and Weight fluctuation reports submitted per year:

Could Benicar hct cause Weight fluctuation?

Gender of people who have Weight fluctuation when taking Benicar hct *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Weight fluctuation when taking Benicar hct *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Common drugs people take besides Benicar hct *:

  1. Zovirax: 3 people, 37.50%
  2. Ultram: 3 people, 37.50%
  3. Flomax: 3 people, 37.50%
  4. Imbruvica: 3 people, 37.50%
  5. Omega-3 Fatty Acids: 3 people, 37.50%
  6. Rythmol: 3 people, 37.50%
  7. Tylenol: 3 people, 37.50%
  8. Singulair: 3 people, 37.50%
  9. Vitamin B12: 3 people, 37.50%
  10. Xarelto: 3 people, 37.50%

Common side effects people have besides Weight fluctuation *:

  1. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 3 people, 37.50%
  2. Haemorrhagic Diathesis (bleeding tendency): 3 people, 37.50%
  3. Blindness Unilateral: 3 people, 37.50%
  4. Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure): 3 people, 37.50%
  5. Body Height Decreased: 3 people, 37.50%
  6. Diarrhea: 3 people, 37.50%
  7. Disability: 3 people, 37.50%
  8. Eye Infection: 3 people, 37.50%
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3 people, 37.50%
  10. Fever: 3 people, 37.50%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Heart Rate Irregular: 3 people, 37.50%
  2. Eye Disorder: 3 people, 37.50%
  3. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell)): 3 people, 37.50%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 1 person, 12.50%
  5. Sleep Disorder: 1 person, 12.50%
  6. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 1 person, 12.50%
  7. Drowsiness: 1 person, 12.50%
  8. Depression: 1 person, 12.50%
  9. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (a chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness): 1 person, 12.50%
  10. Abdominal Discomfort: 1 person, 12.50%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Benicar hct and have Weight fluctuation?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on hydrochlorothiazide; olmesartan medoxomil (the active ingredients of Benicar hct) and Benicar hct (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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