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Review: Losartan and Metformin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Losartan and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,749 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 13,936 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is used in high blood pressure.

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,592 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is used in diabetes.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 3,749 people who take Losartan, Metformin Hydrochloride are studied

Losartan, Metformin Hydrochloride outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Losartan (losartan potassium)
- Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Losartan is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
22.22%
(4 of 18 people)
44.44%
(8 of 18 people)
37.04%
(10 of 27 people)
41.46%
(17 of 41 people)
30.43%
(7 of 23 people)
42.86%
(6 of 14 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
Metformin Hydrochloride is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
66.67%
(8 of 12 people)
47.06%
(8 of 17 people)
46.67%
(21 of 45 people)
52.50%
(21 of 40 people)
21.05%
(4 of 19 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DizzinessNeutropeniaRenal Failure AcuteRash MorbilliformMyocardial InfarctionAnaemiaCoughNausea
Cerebrovascular AccidentVomitingVomitingUrticaria NosHypertensionDepressionMyocardial InfarctionBlood Glucose Increased
CoughAbdominal PainNauseaNeutropeniaGastrointestinal HaemorrhageBlood DisorderDysphagiaDyspnoea
MalaiseRenal Failure AcuteChest PainPruritus NosChest PainAnxietyLip ExfoliationWeight Decreased
Blood Glucose IncreasedCerebral InfarctionHeadacheDyspnoeaLethargyFallGait DisturbanceFatigue
Cerebral HaemorrhageDiarrhoeaCardiac MurmurFallBack PainOsteomyelitisLip DryDiarrhoea
Renal Failure AcutePneumoniaCoughLacerationMotor DysfunctionUrinary Tract InfectionDizzinessAsthenia
Myocardial InfarctionCondition AggravatedCardiac Failure CongestiveNeck PainLactic AcidosisWrist FractureBack PainDizziness
Visual ImpairmentRenal ImpairmentMyocardial InfarctionHot FlushAstheniaOsteonecrosisBlood Glucose IncreasedMyocardial Infarction
PruritusDizzinessDrug IneffectiveMuscle SpasmsRenal Failure AcuteJaw FractureBlood Pressure Inadequately ControlledVomiting

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Losartan is effective44.93%
(31 of 69 people)
32.05%
(25 of 78 people)
Metformin Hydrochloride is effective47.83%
(33 of 69 people)
37.97%
(30 of 79 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaBlood Glucose Increased
DyspnoeaWeight Decreased
Blood Glucose IncreasedNausea
Weight DecreasedMyocardial Infarction
DiarrhoeaFatigue
VomitingAsthenia
DizzinessDiarrhoea
FatigueCardiac Failure Congestive
AstheniaDyspnoea
Oedema PeripheralRenal Failure Acute

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Losartan is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
28.21%
(22 of 78 people)
24.77%
(27 of 109 people)
Metformin Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
75.00%
(6 of 8 people)
13.79%
(4 of 29 people)
26.76%
(19 of 71 people)
31.19%
(34 of 109 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anomaly Of External Ear Congenitaln/an/aBlood Cholesterol IncreasedWeight DecreasedNauseaNauseaNausea
Premature BabyBlood Pressure IncreasedAnxietyVomitingWeight DecreasedBlood Glucose Increased
PolydactylyDiabetic RetinopathyFatigueRenal Failure AcuteBlood Glucose IncreasedDyspnoea
Blood Glucose IncreasedMyalgiaBack PainDiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
Myocardial InfarctionAstheniaLactic AcidosisVomitingRenal Failure Acute
Lupus NephritisType 2 Diabetes MellitusWeight DecreasedMyocardial InfarctionDizziness
Blood Iron IncreasedPathological FractureBlood Glucose IncreasedDyspnoeaAsthenia
Diabetic NephropathyPainAbdominal Pain UpperFatigueCardiac Failure Congestive
Iga NephropathyInjuryMyocardial InfarctionDizzinessFatigue
Erythema MultiformeUrinary Tract InfectionDiarrhoeaHypertensionMyocardial Infarction

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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