Will you have Memory loss with Benicar - from FDA reports

Summary

Memory loss is found among people who take Benicar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 26,069 people who have side effects when taking Benicar from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study 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. Synonyms of Memory loss are also considered in the study.

What is Benicar?

Benicar has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Benicar 27,591 users)

What is Memory loss?

Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 142,874 Memory loss patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 17, 2019

26,069 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar.
Among them, 351 people (1.35%) have Memory loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benicar cause Memory loss?

Time on Benicar when people have Memory loss *:

  • < 1 month: 8.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 45.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Benicar *:

  • female: 61.96 %
  • male: 38.04 %

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Benicar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.84 %
  • 30-39: 3.77 %
  • 40-49: 15.06 %
  • 50-59: 25.94 %
  • 60+: 54.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol: 29 people, 8.26%
  2. Depression: 25 people, 7.12%
  3. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 23 people, 6.55%
  4. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 22 people, 6.27%
  5. Diabetes: 21 people, 5.98%
  6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 20 people, 5.70%
  7. Type 2 Diabetes: 19 people, 5.41%
  8. Stress And Anxiety: 18 people, 5.13%
  9. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 17 people, 4.84%
  10. Back Pain: 16 people, 4.56%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 57 people, 16.24%
  2. Nexium: 47 people, 13.39%
  3. Lipitor: 43 people, 12.25%
  4. Zyrtec: 42 people, 11.97%
  5. Zometa: 37 people, 10.54%
  6. Celebrex: 35 people, 9.97%
  7. Toprol-Xl: 34 people, 9.69%
  8. Hydrochlorothiazide: 32 people, 9.12%
  9. Clonidine: 32 people, 9.12%
  10. Flonase: 32 people, 9.12%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 93 people, 26.50%
  2. Dizziness: 82 people, 23.36%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 79 people, 22.51%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 75 people, 21.37%
  5. Weakness: 71 people, 20.23%
  6. Breathing Difficulty: 66 people, 18.80%
  7. Back Pain: 63 people, 17.95%
  8. Drowsiness: 61 people, 17.38%
  9. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 61 people, 17.38%
  10. Fall: 60 people, 17.09%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


Do you have Memory loss while taking Benicar?

You are not alone:





Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Memory loss with Benicar

Severity of Memory loss *:
  • least: 18.18 %
  • moderate: 36.36 %
  • severe: 45.45 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %
How people recovered from Memory loss *:
  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %
Effectiveness of Benicar when people have Memory loss *:
  • not at all: 0.0 %
  • somewhat: 10 %
  • moderate: 30 %
  • high: 40 %
  • very high: 20 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 9.09 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 0.0 %
  • Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 0.0 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 90.91 %

* Approximation only.


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