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Review: taking Losartan and Norvasc together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Losartan and Norvasc together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Losartan and Norvasc. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,567 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

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On Apr, 18, 2015: 4,567 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 effective12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
20.00%
(5 of 25 people)
34.62%
(9 of 26 people)
41.18%
(14 of 34 people)
37.74%
(20 of 53 people)
54.84%
(17 of 31 people)
26.67%
(4 of 15 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Norvasc is effective0.00%
(0 of 7 people)
30.43%
(7 of 23 people)
39.13%
(9 of 23 people)
55.17%
(16 of 29 people)
50.82%
(31 of 61 people)
36.84%
(7 of 19 people)
20.00%
(4 of 20 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Losartan is effective38.82%
(33 of 85 people)
34.26%
(37 of 108 people)
Norvasc is effective41.03%
(32 of 78 people)
38.53%
(42 of 109 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Losartan is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
30.77%
(4 of 13 people)
42.86%
(12 of 28 people)
19.63%
(21 of 107 people)
20.75%
(33 of 159 people)
Norvasc is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
23.08%
(3 of 13 people)
44.44%
(12 of 27 people)
25.24%
(26 of 103 people)
21.29%
(33 of 155 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 IncreasedRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedHypertensionInsomniaHeart Rate IncreasedCerebrovascular AccidentMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoea
Confusional StateBlood Uric Acid IncreasedCerebrovascular AccidentBlood Pressure IncreasedPanic AttackMyocardial InfarctionOsteomyelitisDizziness
HeadacheBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedNauseaPalpitationsArthralgiaFallDiabetes MellitusPain
HypotensionAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedRenal Failure ChronicOedema PeripheralIrritable Bowel SyndromeGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDepressionOedema Peripheral
DyspnoeaAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveAnaemiaNauseaHaematocheziaAnxietyFatigue
Ingrowing NailHypertensionSubarachnoid HaemorrhageAplasia Pure Red CellAbdominal Pain UpperPneumoniaChest PainChest Pain
CystitisLymphocyte Count DecreasedChest PainLoss Of ConsciousnessDizzinessFatigueCoronary Artery DiseaseHeadache
PalpitationsRenal FailureDrug IneffectiveMyocardial InfarctionDiarrhoeaAbdominal PainOsteonecrosisHypertension
Loss Of ConsciousnessCerebral InfarctionCardiac FailureBurning SensationCondition AggravatedChest PainDental CariesDrug Ineffective

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

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

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
ProteinuriaCondition AggravatedSystemic Lupus ErythematosusAstheniaRenal FailureFatigueDizzinessNausea
Pulmonary EmbolismDrug Administration ErrorInfectionDehydrationAnaemiaPainHypotensionDyspnoea
Nephrotic SyndromeHaemolytic Uraemic SyndromeLupus NephritisHypotensionPainAstheniaDrug IneffectivePain
Haemolytic Uraemic SyndromeHypertensive CrisisHypotensionHaemorrhageChest PainChest PainNauseaDizziness
Chest PainDevice Related InfectionBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedAbdominal PainAnxietyHeadacheHeadacheHypertension
Skin AtrophyPericardial EffusionArteriovenous Fistula ThrombosisGastrointestinal DisorderEmotional DistressCardiac Failure CongestiveChest PainFatigue
Urinary Tract InfectionArteriovenous Fistula OcclusionAnaemiaRenal InjuryDizzinessCardiac ArrestChest Pain
Abdominal DistensionDiarrhoeaNauseaFearNauseaDyspnoeaDiarrhoea
Skin ExfoliationFocal Segmental GlomerulosclerosisDyspnoeaDizzinessAnxietyMyocardial InfarctionAsthenia
Respiratory Syncytial Virus InfectionBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedVomitingStressBack PainWeight DecreasedHeadache

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Losartan (losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) 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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