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Review: Losartan and Norvasc

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Losartan and Norvasc. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,546 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Losartan (what 13,945 Losartan users reported?) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is used in high blood pressure.

Norvasc (what 80,458 Norvasc users reported?) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is used in high blood pressure.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 4,546 people who take Losartan, Norvasc are studied

Losartan, Norvasc outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Losartan (losartan potassium)
- Norvasc (amlodipine besylate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Losartan is effective0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
33.33%
(7 of 21 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)
Norvasc 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)

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 IncreasedRenal FailureHypertensionInsomniaHeart Rate IncreasedCerebrovascular AccidentMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoea
HeadacheBlood Uric Acid IncreasedCerebrovascular AccidentBlood Pressure IncreasedPanic AttackMyocardial InfarctionOsteomyelitisDizziness
Confusional StateAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedRenal Failure ChronicPalpitationsArthralgiaFallDiabetes MellitusPain
HypotensionAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveLoss Of ConsciousnessIrritable Bowel SyndromeGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDepressionOedema Peripheral
Ingrowing NailBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedCardiovascular DisorderMyocardial InfarctionNauseaPneumoniaAnxietyFatigue
PalpitationsLymphocyte Count DecreasedDrug IneffectiveAnaemiaDizzinessHaematocheziaChest PainChest Pain
Weight DecreasedHypertensionBrain Stem HaemorrhageOedema PeripheralAbdominal Pain UpperAbdominal PainCoronary Artery DiseaseHeadache
Oedema PeripheralRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedChronic Respiratory FailureAplasia Pure Red CellDiarrhoeaChest PainOsteonecrosisHypertension
Burning SensationCerebral InfarctionCardiac FailureWeight DecreasedCondition AggravatedAnaemiaDental CariesDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Losartan is effective38.16%
(29 of 76 people)
34.00%
(34 of 100 people)
Norvasc is effective40.85%
(29 of 71 people)
38.61%
(39 of 101 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+
Losartan is effectiven/an/an/an/a25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
45.83%
(11 of 24 people)
19.79%
(19 of 96 people)
21.13%
(30 of 142 people)
Norvasc 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)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
ProteinuriaCondition AggravatedSystemic Lupus ErythematosusAstheniaRenal FailureFatigueDizzinessNausea
Pulmonary EmbolismDrug Administration ErrorInfectionDehydrationPainPainDrug IneffectiveDyspnoea
Nephrotic SyndromeHaemolytic Uraemic SyndromeLupus NephritisHypotensionAnxietyAstheniaHypotensionOedema 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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