Benicar and Food poisoning - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Food poisoning is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Benicar and have Food poisoning. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 32,626 people who have side effects when taking Benicar from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe enables everyone to run phase IV clinical trial to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor effectiveness. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Most recently, phase IV clinial trails for COVID 19 vaccines have been added, check here.



On Jun, 16, 2022

32,626 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 19 people (0.06%) have Food poisoning.


What is Benicar?

Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 34,332 Benicar users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Food poisoning?

Food poisoning (poison in food) is found to be associated with 753 drugs and 457 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Benicar and Food poisoning reports submitted per year:

Could Benicar cause Food poisoning?

Time on Benicar when people have Food poisoning *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Food poisoning when taking Benicar *:

  • female: 76.92 %
  • male: 23.08 %

Age of people who have Food poisoning when taking Benicar *:

  • 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 *:

  1. Synthroid: 7 people, 36.84%
  2. Veltassa: 5 people, 26.32%
  3. Pravachol: 5 people, 26.32%
  4. Proair Hfa: 5 people, 26.32%
  5. Restasis: 5 people, 26.32%
  6. Levemir: 5 people, 26.32%
  7. Biotin: 5 people, 26.32%
  8. Kayexalate: 5 people, 26.32%
  9. Victoza: 5 people, 26.32%
  10. Wellbutrin: 5 people, 26.32%

Common side effects people have besides Food poisoning *:

  1. Nausea And Vomiting: 7 people, 36.84%
  2. Diarrhea: 7 people, 36.84%
  3. Constipation: 5 people, 26.32%
  4. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water): 5 people, 26.32%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 5 people, 26.32%
  6. Abdominal Discomfort: 4 people, 21.05%
  7. Urinary Tract Infection: 4 people, 21.05%
  8. Acute Kidney Failure: 4 people, 21.05%
  9. Breathing Difficulty: 4 people, 21.05%
  10. Deep Venous Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis): 4 people, 21.05%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney): 5 people, 26.32%
  2. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain): 4 people, 21.05%
  3. Oedema (fluid collection in tissue): 4 people, 21.05%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 4 people, 21.05%
  5. Erection Problems: 4 people, 21.05%
  6. Depression: 4 people, 21.05%
  7. Deep Venous Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis): 4 people, 21.05%
  8. Ovarian Cancer (cancer of ovary): 2 people, 10.53%
  9. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 2 people, 10.53%
  10. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue): 1 person, 5.26%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Benicar and have Food poisoning?

Check whether Food poisoning is associated with a drug or a condition

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 olmesartan medoxomil (the active ingredients of Benicar) and Benicar (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+ peer-reviewed 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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