Review: taking Losartan and Naproxen together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Losartan and Naproxen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Losartan and Naproxen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,556 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 45,461 users)

Naproxen

Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 36,950 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

1,556 people who take Losartan, Naproxen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Losartan and Naproxen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Losartan:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Naproxen:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Losartan:
  • female: 61.0% - (11 of 18 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)
Naproxen:
  • female: 33.0% - (5 of 15 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Losartan:
  • 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: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 60+: 64.0% - (9 of 14 people)
Naproxen:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • hyperkalaemia
  • chest pain
  • malaise
  • pain
  • rash erythematous
  • drug ineffective
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • asthenia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • blood electrolytes abnormal
1 - 6 months:
  • oedema peripheral
  • aggression
  • blood pressure increased
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • headache
  • thrombophlebitis
  • abdominal pain upper
  • dry mouth
  • skin ulcer
6 - 12 months:
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pleural effusion
  • pulmonary embolism
  • seizure
  • troponin increased
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • cellulitis staphylococcal
  • skin ulcer
1 - 2 years:
  • chronic back pain
  • closed head injury
  • gluten intolerance
  • headache
  • pain exacerbated
  • asthenia
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • arrhythmia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • drug hypersensitivity
2 - 5 years:
  • abortion spontaneous
  • dry mouth
  • vomiting
  • angioedema
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug ineffective
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • acute prerenal failure
  • blood glucose
  • cardiac failure congestive
5 - 10 years:
  • spinal column stenosis
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • abdominal pain
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiovascular disorder
  • carotid artery stenosis
  • cataract
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • dizziness
  • fall
10+ years:
  • blood glucose
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • skin ulcer
not specified:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • arthralgia
10-19:
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • congestive cardiomyopathy
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diastolic dysfunction
  • dyspnoea exertional
  • fall
  • haematochezia
20-29:
  • nausea
  • decreased appetite
  • chest pain
  • hepatic necrosis
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • hepatic failure
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • non-accidental overdose
  • suicide attempt
30-39:
  • drug ineffective
  • red cell aplasia
  • abdominal discomfort
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • biopsy bone marrow abnormal
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • eating disorder
  • hot flush
40-49:
  • back pain
  • headache
  • nausea
  • priapism
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • cough
  • dyspnoea
50-59:
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • anaemia
  • pain
60+:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • malaise
  • asthenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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