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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 4,542 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 13,904 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,451 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 4,542 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 5 people)
21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
33.33%
(7 of 21 people)
41.18%
(14 of 34 people)
34.69%
(17 of 49 people)
61.54%
(16 of 26 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)
38.89%
(7 of 18 people)
55.17%
(16 of 29 people)
50.00%
(27 of 54 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 IncreasedCardiac Failure CongestivePalpitationsArthralgiaFallDiabetes MellitusPain
HypotensionAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedRenal Failure ChronicLoss Of ConsciousnessIrritable Bowel SyndromeGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDepressionOedema Peripheral
Ingrowing NailBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedDrug IneffectiveMyocardial InfarctionNauseaPneumoniaAnxietyFatigue
PalpitationsLymphocyte Count DecreasedBrain Stem HaemorrhageAnaemiaAbdominal Pain UpperHaematocheziaChest PainChest Pain
Weight DecreasedHypertensionCardiac FailureOedema PeripheralDizzinessAbdominal PainCoronary Artery DiseaseHeadache
Oedema PeripheralRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedChronic Respiratory FailureAplasia Pure Red CellDiarrhoeaChest PainOsteonecrosisHypertension
Burning SensationCerebral InfarctionChest PainWeight DecreasedCondition AggravatedAnaemiaDental CariesDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Losartan is effective37.84%
(28 of 74 people)
34.34%
(34 of 99 people)
Norvasc is effective40.58%
(28 of 69 people)
39.00%
(39 of 100 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaFatigue
DizzinessDyspnoea
HypertensionPain
DyspnoeaNausea
HeadacheAnxiety
PainDizziness
Chest PainMalaise
Oedema PeripheralOedema Peripheral
AstheniaDrug Ineffective
DiarrhoeaChest 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)
19.35%
(18 of 93 people)
21.43%
(30 of 140 people)
Norvasc is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
16.67%
(2 of 12 people)
47.83%
(11 of 23 people)
26.97%
(24 of 89 people)
21.58%
(30 of 139 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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  • Recurring extreme pain in joint of big toe. Lasts for 2 to three days, then subsides. Had lab work done and was told that my uric acid level was below level that would cause any gout symptoms. I have had two painful flare ups over the past two months, about 3 weeks apart.

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