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 919 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 20,834 users)

Losartan Potassium

Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan potassium 12,630 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

919 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: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.0% - (4 of 15 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 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 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 10+ years: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Amaryl:
  • female: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • male: 41.0% - (7 of 17 people)
Losartan Potassium:
  • female: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • male: 17.0% - (3 of 17 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 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 30.0% - (6 of 20 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 0 people)
  • 50-59: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 10.0% - (2 of 20 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • neutropenia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • hyponatraemia
  • overdose
  • pollakiuria
  • polyuria
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • contusion
  • glycosylated haemoglobin increased
  • hepatic function abnormal
1 - 6 months:
  • neutropenia
  • overdose
  • arthralgia
  • cardiac failure
  • decubitus ulcer
  • diabetes mellitus
  • eczema
  • hypotension
  • joint swelling
  • myocardial infarction
6 - 12 months:
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • hyponatraemia
  • anemia - hemolytic
  • decreased appetite
  • heart murmurs and other sounds
  • hypertension - essential
  • hypoglycaemia
  • neutropenia
  • overdose
  • pneumonia
1 - 2 years:
  • fall
  • abscess limb
  • breast mass
  • cellulitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • dyspnoea
  • hepatomegaly
  • hot flush
  • hypoaesthesia
  • hypoglycaemia
2 - 5 years:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • death
  • cardiac arrest
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • chest pain
  • fluid overload
  • fluid retention
  • heart injury
  • hepatic failure
  • liver injury
5 - 10 years:
  • hyperammonaemia
  • lactic acidosis
  • senile dementia
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • allergies
  • hypoglycaemia
  • bad breath
  • cholestatic liver injury
10+ years:
  • urinary incontinence
  • daydreaming
  • delirium
  • insomnia
  • obtunded
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • sleepy
not specified:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • myocardial infarction
  • weight decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • oedema peripheral
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • weight decreased
male:
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • weight decreased
  • dizziness
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chest pain
  • hypertension
  • coronary artery disease
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • arthralgia
  • blood pressure increased
  • complex partial seizures
  • herpes simplex
  • hyperphosphataemia
  • hypocalcaemia
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
30-39:
  • cough
  • crohn's disease
  • dehydration
  • jejunitis
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in limb
  • paraesthesia
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • myocardial infarction
  • myocardial ischaemia
40-49:
  • oedema peripheral
  • myocardial infarction
  • cardiac disorder
  • pneumonia
  • weight increased
  • abdominal pain upper
  • back pain
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cough
  • fall
50-59:
  • myocardial infarction
  • arthralgia
  • cardiac arrest
  • chest pain
  • hyperkalaemia
  • nausea
  • pancreatitis
  • coronary artery disease
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • abdominal pain
60+:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • weight decreased
  • dizziness
  • hypertension
  • dyspnoea
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • myocardial infarction
  • chest pain
  • vomiting

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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