Benicar and Coughing - from FDA reports
Coughing 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 Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Coughing with Benicar. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,763 people who have side effects when taking Benicar from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Dec, 25, 2017
19,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 536 people (2.71%) have Coughing
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benicar when people have Coughing *:
- < 1 month: 23.26 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.93 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.65 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.28 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.95 %
- 5 - 10 years: 20.93 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Benicar *:
- female: 73.43 %
- male: 26.57 %
Age of people who have Coughing when taking Benicar *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.24 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.24 %
- 30-39: 1.2 %
- 40-49: 7.18 %
- 50-59: 25.6 %
- 60+: 65.55 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (56 people, 10.45%)
- Osteoporosis (47 people, 8.77%)
- Asthma (44 people, 8.21%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (37 people, 6.90%)
- Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 6.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (76 people, 14.18%)
- Lipitor (65 people, 12.13%)
- Norvasc (57 people, 10.63%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (57 people, 10.63%)
- Nexium (53 people, 9.89%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (117 people, 21.83%)
- Fatigue (90 people, 16.79%)
- Pain (84 people, 15.67%)
- Weakness (79 people, 14.74%)
- Dizziness (78 people, 14.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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