Review: taking Amlodipine besylate and Losartan potassium together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Amlodipine besylate and Losartan potassium together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine besylate and Losartan potassium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,598 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Amlodipine Besylate

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine besylate 19,685 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, 20, 2016

4,598 people who take Amlodipine Besylate, Losartan Potassium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Amlodipine besylate and Losartan potassium drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Amlodipine Besylate:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.0% - (9 of 29 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 41.0% - (16 of 39 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.0% - (35 of 53 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 53.0% - (43 of 80 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.0% - (7 of 33 people)
  • 10+ years: 19.0% - (5 of 26 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 7 people)
Losartan Potassium:
  • < 1 month: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.0% - (7 of 32 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 27.0% - (10 of 36 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 52.0% - (36 of 69 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 39.0% - (25 of 64 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 51.0% - (23 of 45 people)
  • 10+ years: 16.0% - (4 of 24 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Amlodipine Besylate:
  • female: 39.0% - (46 of 116 people)
  • male: 43.0% - (69 of 159 people)
Losartan Potassium:
  • female: 37.0% - (47 of 124 people)
  • male: 38.0% - (60 of 156 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Amlodipine Besylate:
  • 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 2 people)
  • 30-39: 61.0% - (8 of 13 people)
  • 40-49: 56.0% - (14 of 25 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (37 of 91 people)
  • 60+: 38.0% - (56 of 144 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 1 people)
  • 30-39: 69.0% - (9 of 13 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (13 of 26 people)
  • 50-59: 31.0% - (30 of 96 people)
  • 60+: 38.0% - (55 of 144 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dizziness
  • oedema peripheral
  • confusional state
  • blood pressure increased
  • headache
  • hypotension
  • burning sensation
  • cystitis
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
1 - 6 months:
  • pneumonia
  • neutropenia
  • respiratory distress
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • hypertension
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • international normalised ratio decreased
  • renal failure
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
6 - 12 months:
  • accelerated idioventricular rhythm
  • collapse
  • hypertension
  • myocardial infarction
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • nausea
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • brain stem haemorrhage
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • renal failure chronic
1 - 2 years:
  • hypertension
  • atherosclerosis
  • ischaemic stroke
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • acid reflux
  • allergies
  • gouty arthritis
  • high blood pressure
  • insomnia
2 - 5 years:
  • hypertension
  • heart rate increased
  • panic attack
  • arthralgia
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
5 - 10 years:
  • dizziness
  • memory impairment
  • constipation
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cognitive deterioration
  • myocardial infarction
  • change in sustained attention
  • fatigue
  • nightmares
  • abdominal pain
10+ years:
  • memory impairment
  • change in sustained attention
  • cognitive deterioration
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • coronary artery disease
  • dental caries
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diarrhea associated with medications
not specified:
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • hypertension
  • oedema peripheral
  • drug ineffective
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • hypertension
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • weight decreased
  • blood pressure increased
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • malaise
  • oedema peripheral
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • chest pain
  • haemolytic uraemic syndrome
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • proteinuria
  • pulmonary embolism
  • skin atrophy
2-9:
  • abdominal distension
  • device related infection
  • drug administration error
  • haemolytic uraemic syndrome
  • hypertensive crisis
  • pericardial effusion
  • urinary tract infection
  • angioedema
  • aspiration bone marrow abnormal
  • auricular swelling
10-19:
  • infection
  • lupus nephritis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • hypotension
  • arteriovenous fistula occlusion
  • arteriovenous fistula thrombosis
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood immunoglobulin m increased
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • blood urea increased
20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • dehydration
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • haemorrhage
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • vomiting
30-39:
  • renal failure
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • emotional distress
  • fear
  • renal impairment
  • renal injury
  • stress
  • anaemia
  • chest pain
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • blood pressure increased
  • hypertension
  • hypotension
  • anaemia
  • loss of consciousness
  • palpitations
60+:
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • hypertension
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • chest pain
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Amlodipine besylate (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Losartan potassium (losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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