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Review: Amlodipine Besylate and Losartan Potassium

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine Besylate and Losartan Potassium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,547 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Amlodipine besylate (what 19,008 Amlodipine Besylate users reported?) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is used in high blood pressure.

Losartan potassium (what 12,094 Losartan Potassium users reported?) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is used in high blood pressure.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 4,547 people who take Amlodipine Besylate, Losartan Potassium are studied

Amlodipine Besylate, Losartan Potassium outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate)
- Losartan Potassium (losartan potassium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Amlodipine Besylate is effective0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
33.33%
(7 of 21 people)
40.00%
(8 of 20 people)
55.17%
(16 of 29 people)
49.09%
(27 of 55 people)
41.18%
(7 of 17 people)
15.79%
(3 of 19 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
Losartan Potassium is effective0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
31.82%
(7 of 22 people)
41.18%
(14 of 34 people)
36.00%
(18 of 50 people)
59.26%
(16 of 27 people)
21.43%
(3 of 14 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DizzinessHaemoglobin DecreasedHypertensionDizzinessHypertensionDizzinessLung DisorderNausea
Blood Pressure IncreasedLymphocyte Count DecreasedMyocardial InfarctionInsomniaHeart Rate IncreasedCerebrovascular AccidentMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoea
Confusional StateBlood Uric Acid IncreasedCerebrovascular AccidentPalpitationsPanic AttackMyocardial InfarctionOsteonecrosisDizziness
HeadacheRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedRenal Failure ChronicBlood Pressure IncreasedArthralgiaAngina UnstableParaesthesiaPain
PalpitationsHypertensionCardiac Failure CongestiveMyocardial InfarctionIrritable Bowel SyndromeGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDiabetes MellitusOedema Peripheral
DyspnoeaRenal FailureChest PainAnaemiaNauseaAnaemiaDepressionFatigue
Burning SensationAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedCardiac FailureAplasia Pure Red CellDizzinessHaematocheziaAnxietyChest Pain
CystitisBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedSubarachnoid HaemorrhageOedema PeripheralAbdominal Pain UpperOedema PeripheralChest PainHeadache
HypotensionAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedCardiovascular DisorderLoss Of ConsciousnessDiarrhoeaChest PainCoronary Artery DiseaseHypertension
Weight DecreasedHaematocrit DecreasedDrug IneffectiveBurning SensationCondition AggravatedPneumoniaDental CariesDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Amlodipine Besylate is effective40.85%
(29 of 71 people)
38.61%
(39 of 101 people)
Losartan Potassium is effective37.66%
(29 of 77 people)
34.00%
(34 of 100 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaFatigue
DizzinessDyspnoea
HypertensionPain
DyspnoeaNausea
HeadacheAnxiety
PainDizziness
Chest PainMalaise
Oedema PeripheralOedema Peripheral
DiarrhoeaDrug Ineffective
AstheniaChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Amlodipine Besylate is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
16.67%
(2 of 12 people)
47.83%
(11 of 23 people)
27.17%
(25 of 92 people)
21.28%
(30 of 141 people)
Losartan Potassium is effectiven/an/an/an/a25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
45.83%
(11 of 24 people)
19.79%
(19 of 96 people)
20.98%
(30 of 143 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
ProteinuriaCondition AggravatedSystemic Lupus ErythematosusAstheniaRenal FailureFatigueDizzinessNausea
Pulmonary EmbolismDrug Administration ErrorLupus NephritisDehydrationPainPainDrug IneffectiveDyspnoea
Nephrotic SyndromeHaemolytic Uraemic SyndromeInfectionHypotensionAnxietyAstheniaHypotensionOedema Peripheral
Haemolytic Uraemic SyndromeHypertensive CrisisHypotensionHaemorrhageAnaemiaHeadacheNauseaPain
Chest PainDevice Related InfectionBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedAbdominal PainChest PainChest PainHeadacheDizziness
Skin AtrophyPericardial EffusionArteriovenous Fistula ThrombosisGastrointestinal DisorderStressCardiac Failure CongestiveChest PainHypertension
Urinary Tract InfectionArteriovenous Fistula OcclusionAnaemiaRenal InjuryDizzinessCardiac ArrestChest Pain
Abdominal DistensionDiarrhoeaNauseaRenal ImpairmentNauseaDyspnoeaFatigue
Skin ExfoliationFocal Segmental GlomerulosclerosisVomitingEmotional DistressBack PainMyocardial InfarctionDiarrhoea
Respiratory Syncytial Virus InfectionBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedDyspnoeaDizzinessAnxietyWeight DecreasedAsthenia

* 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, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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