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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 4,555 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 13,968 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,461 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 4,555 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)
21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
36.00%
(9 of 25 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)
33.33%
(7 of 21 people)
40.91%
(9 of 22 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 effective37.18%
(29 of 78 people)
35.24%
(37 of 105 people)
Norvasc is effective40.28%
(29 of 72 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)
19.39%
(19 of 98 people)
21.33%
(32 of 150 people)
Norvasc is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
16.67%
(2 of 12 people)
44.44%
(12 of 27 people)
26.60%
(25 of 94 people)
21.62%
(32 of 148 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 (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, 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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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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