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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 1,684 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 14,007 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,415 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 1,684 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/a66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a
Spironolactone is effectiven/a50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 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 FailurePalpitationsRhinorrhoeaIntraocular Pressure IncreasedDizziness
Nephrotic SyndromeDizzinessBlood Potassium DecreasedHypotensionDementiaRight Ventricular FailurePain
Blood Urea IncreasedAnaemiaSepsisCondition AggravatedCondition AggravatedPulmonary HaemorrhageAnxiety
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedCardiac ArrestWeight DecreasedAnaemiaCardiac FailurePulmonary CongestionFatigue
Condition AggravatedPurpuraRenal Failure AcuteCardiac ArrestCardiogenic ShockInterstitial Lung DiseaseAsthenia
DizzinessBlood Creatinine IncreasedDepressionOverdoseBreath Sounds AbnormalSwelling FaceNausea
PyrexiaChest PainBronchiectasisDehydrationCardiac ArrestPurpuraAnaemia
Haemoglobin DecreasedSick Sinus SyndromeDehydrationDepressionHepatic CongestionCardiac DisorderChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Losartan is effective50.00%
(7 of 14 people)
27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
Spironolactone is effective53.85%
(7 of 13 people)
20.00%
(2 of 10 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

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

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%
(3 of 6 people)
14.29%
(4 of 28 people)
Spironolactone is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
21.43%
(6 of 28 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 ConsciousnessCoughDizzinessDiarrhoeaFatigue
Blood Creatinine DecreasedBlood Urea IncreasedGastrointestinal DisorderInjuryNasopharyngitisFatigueAnaemia
Nephrotic SyndromeBlood Immunoglobulin M IncreasedHeadacheFatigueAnxietyAnaemiaAnxiety
HydroceleCardiac Failure CongestiveInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedAnhedoniaObesityBack PainPneumonia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

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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