Review: taking Amaryl and Losartan potassium together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Amaryl and Losartan potassium together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amaryl and Losartan potassium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,847 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Amaryl

Amaryl has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Amaryl 26,008 users)

Losartan Potassium

Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan potassium 16,869 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

1,847 people who take Amaryl, Losartan Potassium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Amaryl and Losartan potassium drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Amaryl:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Losartan Potassium:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Amaryl:
  • female: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • male: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
Losartan Potassium:
  • female: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • male: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Amaryl:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)
Losartan Potassium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 21.0% - (3 of 14 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • neutropenia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • hepatic enzyme abnormal
  • hyponatraemia
  • overdose
  • pollakiuria
  • polyuria
  • weight increased
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • cardiac death
1 - 6 months:
  • neutropenia
  • metabolic acidosis
  • overdose
  • cardiac failure
  • arthralgia
  • decreased appetite
  • decubitus ulcer
  • diabetes mellitus
  • eczema
  • hypotension
6 - 12 months:
  • somnolence
  • hyperglycaemia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • dyspnoea
  • hyponatraemia
  • anemia - hemolytic
  • decreased appetite
  • heart murmurs and other sounds
  • hypertension - essential
  • hypoglycaemia
1 - 2 years:
  • fall
  • metabolic acidosis
  • abscess limb
  • breast mass
  • cellulitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • dyspnoea
  • hepatomegaly
  • hot flush
  • hypoaesthesia
2 - 5 years:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • death
  • cardiac arrest
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • chest pain
  • fluid overload
  • fluid retention
  • heart injury
  • hepatic failure
  • injury
5 - 10 years:
  • hypoglycaemia
  • bad breath
  • cholestatic liver injury
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hyperammonaemia
  • hyperkalaemia
  • lactic acidosis
  • nausea
  • renal failure
  • senile dementia
10+ years:
  • blood urine present
  • fatigue
  • gallbladder cancer
  • hypoglycaemia
  • loss of appetite
  • loss of memory
  • loss of taste
  • nausea aggravated
  • shortness of breath
  • urinary incontinence
not specified:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • myocardial infarction
  • fatigue
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
male:
  • blood glucose increased
  • nausea
  • myocardial infarction
  • weight decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • hypertension
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • platelet count decreased
  • arthralgia
  • blood pressure increased
  • complex partial seizures
  • device dislocation
  • gait disturbance
  • hemiparesis
30-39:
  • oedema peripheral
  • myocardial infarction
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cough
  • crohn's disease
  • dehydration
  • jejunitis
  • pain in limb
  • paraesthesia
  • rectal haemorrhage
40-49:
  • oedema peripheral
  • cough
  • blood glucose increased
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • cardiac disorder
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • abdominal pain upper
50-59:
  • pain
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • blood glucose increased
60+:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • weight decreased
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • hypertension
  • vomiting
  • fatigue

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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