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Losartan Potassium vs Amlodipine Besylate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 66

This is personalized comparison of Losartan Potassium vs Amlodipine Besylate for a male aged 66. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 29, 2014: 14,421 people are studied in Losartan Potassium vs Amlodipine Besylate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male61hypertnsion

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Losartan Potassium losartan potassiumnot specified
Amlodipine Besylate amlodipine besylateMylan

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 61 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Losartan PotassiumAmlodipine Besylate (Mylan)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pyrexia (fever)
Chest PainChest Pain
Cardiac Failure CongestiveAsthenia (weakness)
DizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DiarrhoeaDrug Ineffective
Asthenia (weakness)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Drug IneffectiveCondition Aggravated

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Losartan PotassiumAmlodipine Besylate (Mylan)
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Erectile Dysfunction
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Blood Creatinine Increased
VomitingRenal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Erectile DysfunctionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))Dizziness
Blindness CorticalRash (redness)
Blood Myoglobin IncreasedRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Asthenia (weakness)Pain

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Losartan PotassiumAmlodipine Besylate (Mylan)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pyrexia (fever)
Chest PainChest Pain
DizzinessAsthenia (weakness)
Cardiac Failure CongestiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
DiarrhoeaOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Asthenia (weakness)Condition Aggravated

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Losartan PotassiumAmlodipine Besylate (Mylan)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Erectile Dysfunction
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Constipation
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedDizziness
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
VomitingCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))Blood Creatinine Increased
Erectile DysfunctionRenal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
InjuryHypertension (high blood pressure)
Blindness CorticalRash (redness)
Retinal Haemorrhage (bleeding from retina)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Losartan Potassium (losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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