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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 4,557 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Losartan (latest outcomes from 14,014 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of losartan reports

Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,465 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of norvasc reports

On Nov, 15, 2014: 4,557 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 7 people)
20.83%
(5 of 24 people)
34.62%
(9 of 26 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)
Norvasc is effective0.00%
(0 of 7 people)
31.82%
(7 of 22 people)
39.13%
(9 of 23 people)
55.17%
(16 of 29 people)
50.88%
(29 of 57 people)
38.89%
(7 of 18 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 IncreasedNauseaPalpitationsArthralgiaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDiabetes MellitusPain
Weight DecreasedAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedRenal Failure ChronicLoss Of ConsciousnessIrritable Bowel SyndromePneumoniaDepressionOedema Peripheral
Loss Of ConsciousnessBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveMyocardial InfarctionNauseaFallAnxietyFatigue
PalpitationsLymphocyte Count DecreasedSubarachnoid HaemorrhageAnaemiaDizzinessAbdominal PainChest PainChest Pain
DyspnoeaHypertensionChest PainOedema PeripheralAbdominal Pain UpperChest PainCoronary Artery DiseaseHeadache
Burning SensationRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedDrug IneffectiveAplasia Pure Red CellDiarrhoeaConstipationOsteonecrosisHypertension
CystitisCerebral InfarctionCardiac FailureWeight DecreasedCondition AggravatedHaematocheziaDental CariesDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Losartan is effective36.25%
(29 of 80 people)
35.24%
(37 of 105 people)
Norvasc is effective39.19%
(29 of 74 people)
39.62%
(42 of 106 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)
42.86%
(12 of 28 people)
19.19%
(19 of 99 people)
21.19%
(32 of 151 people)
Norvasc is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
16.67%
(2 of 12 people)
44.44%
(12 of 27 people)
26.32%
(25 of 95 people)
21.48%
(32 of 149 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
ProteinuriaCondition AggravatedSystemic Lupus ErythematosusAstheniaRenal FailureFatigueDizzinessNausea
Pulmonary EmbolismDrug Administration ErrorInfectionDehydrationPainPainHypotensionDyspnoea
Nephrotic SyndromeHaemolytic Uraemic SyndromeLupus NephritisHypotensionAnxietyAstheniaDrug IneffectiveOedema Peripheral
Haemolytic Uraemic SyndromeHypertensive CrisisHypotensionHaemorrhageAnaemiaChest PainNauseaPain
Chest PainDevice Related InfectionBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedAbdominal PainChest PainHeadacheHeadacheDizziness
Skin AtrophyPericardial EffusionArteriovenous Fistula ThrombosisGastrointestinal DisorderStressCardiac Failure CongestiveChest PainHypertension
Urinary Tract InfectionArteriovenous Fistula OcclusionAnaemiaRenal InjuryDizzinessCardiac ArrestFatigue
Abdominal DistensionDiarrhoeaNauseaRenal ImpairmentNauseaDyspnoeaChest Pain
Skin ExfoliationFocal Segmental GlomerulosclerosisVomitingEmotional DistressAnxietyMyocardial InfarctionDiarrhoea
Respiratory Syncytial Virus InfectionBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedDyspnoeaDizzinessBack PainWeight DecreasedAsthenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • High Blood pressure
    Pulmonary Embolism approximately 2 weeks ago
    Blood Clots
    Achilles tendon repair surgery 8/14/14
    Asthma (mild)

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • also prescribed levothyroxine sodium but had to take self off. became way to shaky. still get very shaky

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • also prescribed synthroid but had to take self off. became way to shaky. still get very shaky

    Reply

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