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Review: Losartan and Spironolactone

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Losartan and Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,681 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 13,892 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,372 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 1,681 people who take Losartan, Spironolactone are studied

Losartan, Spironolactone outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Losartan (losartan potassium)
- Spironolactone (spironolactone)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Losartan is effectiven/a60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a
Spironolactone is effectiven/a50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
HyperkalaemiaHyperkalaemiaUrinary Tract InfectionInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedHyperkalaemiaEczemaMemory ImpairmentDyspnoea
Renal Failure AcuteRenal Failure AcuteGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationChest PainHyponatraemiaXerosisPalpitationsCardiac Failure Congestive
Blood Creatinine IncreasedBlood Urea IncreasedAstheniaCardiac FailurePalpitationsRight Ventricular FailureIntraocular Pressure IncreasedDizziness
Nephrotic SyndromeDizzinessThirstHypotensionDementiaSwelling FacePain
Blood Urea IncreasedAnaemiaDehydrationCondition AggravatedCardiac FailureAnaemiaAnxiety
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedCardiac ArrestSepsisAnaemiaCardiac ArrestRhinorrhoeaFatigue
Condition AggravatedPurpuraRenal Failure AcuteCardiac ArrestCardiogenic ShockPulmonary CongestionAsthenia
DizzinessBlood Creatinine IncreasedInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedOverdoseCondition AggravatedPurpuraNausea
PyrexiaBlood Cholesterol DecreasedBlood Potassium DecreasedDehydrationBreath Sounds AbnormalThrombocytopeniaAnaemia
Haemoglobin DecreasedDyspepsiaDepressionDepressionVentricular TachycardiaNasal CongestionChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Losartan is effective41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
Spironolactone is effective54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
22.22%
(2 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DyspnoeaDyspnoea
FatigueChest Pain
DizzinessCardiac Failure Congestive
Cardiac Failure CongestiveAnxiety
PainPain
AstheniaDizziness
HypertensionAnaemia
AnxietyBlood Creatinine Increased
PneumoniaRenal Failure Acute
NauseaFatigue

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Losartan is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
14.29%
(3 of 21 people)
Spironolactone is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
23.81%
(5 of 21 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
ProteinuriaRenal Failure AcuteDyspnoeaLip SwellingCardiac Failure CongestiveFatigueCardiac Failure CongestiveDyspnoea
Pulmonary EmbolismPyrexiaPulmonary HaemorrhageDiabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedOedema PeripheralDyspnoeaAsthenia
Nephrotic SyndromeCyanosisHypogammaglobulinaemiaDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlAnxietyAbdominal DistensionPainDizziness
Haemolytic Uraemic SyndromeBlood Pressure Systolic DecreasedLung InfiltrationVentricular FibrillationPainChest PainAnxietyPain
Blood Pressure DecreasedHypotensionPyrexiaVisual ImpairmentAbdominal DistensionFallCardiac ArrestAtrial Fibrillation
Renal Failure AcuteAdenovirus Infection NosBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedDizzinessFeeling AbnormalBack PainDizzinessCardiac Failure Congestive
RhabdomyolysisAppendicitisBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedLoss Of ConsciousnessCoughDizzinessFatigueFatigue
Blood Creatinine DecreasedBlood Urea IncreasedGastrointestinal DisorderInjuryNasopharyngitisDiarrhoeaAnaemia
Nephrotic SyndromeBlood Immunoglobulin M IncreasedHeadacheFatigueAnxietyAnaemiaAnxiety
HydroceleCardiac Failure CongestiveInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedAnhedoniaObesityBack PainDepression

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Losartan (losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Spironolactone (spironolactone) is often used to treat acne. 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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