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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 4,552 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 (latest outcomes from 19,033 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,104 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 4,552 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)
38.10%
(8 of 21 people)
55.17%
(16 of 29 people)
50.00%
(28 of 56 people)
38.89%
(7 of 18 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)
30.43%
(7 of 23 people)
41.18%
(14 of 34 people)
37.25%
(19 of 51 people)
57.14%
(16 of 28 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 DecreasedMyocardial InfarctionDizzinessHypertensionDizzinessLung DisorderNausea
Blood Pressure IncreasedLymphocyte Count DecreasedHypertensionInsomniaHeart Rate IncreasedCerebrovascular AccidentMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoea
Confusional StateBlood Uric Acid IncreasedCerebrovascular AccidentPalpitationsPanic AttackMyocardial InfarctionOsteonecrosisDizziness
HeadacheRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveBlood Pressure IncreasedArthralgiaAngina UnstableParaesthesiaPain
PalpitationsHypertensionRenal Failure ChronicMyocardial InfarctionIrritable Bowel SyndromeAnaemiaDiabetes MellitusOedema Peripheral
DyspnoeaRenal FailureChest PainAnaemiaNauseaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDepressionFatigue
Burning SensationAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedCardiac FailureAplasia Pure Red CellAbdominal Pain UpperFallAnxietyChest Pain
CystitisBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedSubarachnoid HaemorrhageOedema PeripheralDizzinessHaematocheziaChest PainHeadache
HypotensionAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedChronic Respiratory FailureLoss Of ConsciousnessDiarrhoeaOedema PeripheralCoronary Artery DiseaseHypertension
Weight DecreasedHaematocrit DecreasedCardiovascular DisorderBurning SensationCondition AggravatedChest PainDental CariesDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Amlodipine Besylate is effective40.28%
(29 of 72 people)
38.83%
(40 of 103 people)
Losartan Potassium is effective37.18%
(29 of 78 people)
34.31%
(35 of 102 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)
26.60%
(25 of 94 people)
21.53%
(31 of 144 people)
Losartan Potassium is effectiven/an/an/an/a25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
45.83%
(11 of 24 people)
19.39%
(19 of 98 people)
21.23%
(31 of 146 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
ProteinuriaCondition AggravatedSystemic Lupus ErythematosusAstheniaRenal FailureFatigueDizzinessNausea
Pulmonary EmbolismDrug Administration ErrorLupus NephritisDehydrationPainPainHypotensionDyspnoea
Nephrotic SyndromeHaemolytic Uraemic SyndromeInfectionHypotensionAnxietyAstheniaDrug IneffectiveOedema Peripheral
Haemolytic Uraemic SyndromeHypertensive CrisisHypotensionHaemorrhageAnaemiaChest PainNauseaPain
Chest PainDevice Related InfectionBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedAbdominal PainChest PainCardiac Failure CongestiveHeadacheDizziness
Skin AtrophyPericardial EffusionArteriovenous Fistula ThrombosisGastrointestinal DisorderStressHeadacheChest 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Only one week into taking the losartan and amlodipine, blurred vision and fatique are quite noticeable.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I got whooping cough and nw having problems as listed above

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Weakness on right side from head to feet hurt to chew. Food most of the time.

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Complete drug side effects:

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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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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