How effective is Losartan for High blood pressure?
Summary: 684 Losartan users have rated its effectiveness for High blood pressure.
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.3/5
This is a review of how effective Losartan (losartan potassium) is for High blood pressure and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Losartan
Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 14,034 users)
High blood pressure
High blood pressure can be treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Amlodipine Besylate, Ramipril, Hydrochlorothiazide, Diovan. (latest reports from High Blood Pressure 328,584 patients)
On Dec, 22, 2014: 684 people are studied for taking Losartan in High blood pressure
Losartan effectiveness for High blood pressure (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Losartan for High blood pressure * :
|High blood pressure||54.97%||45.03% |
Age of people who take Losartan for High blood pressure * :
|High blood pressure||0.15%||0.00%||0.44%||0.73%||5.12%||14.04%||31.73%||47.81% |
Who find Losartan more effective for High blood pressure?
Gender of people who find Losartan more effective * :
|High blood pressure||55.20%||44.80% |
Age of people who find Losartan more effective * :
|High blood pressure||0.40%||0.00%||0.00%||0.80%||3.60%||19.20%||32.80%||43.20% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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