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Review: Losartan and Verapamil

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Losartan and Verapamil. It is created by eHealthMe based on 828 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 3, 2014: 828 people who reported to have interactions when taking Losartan, Verapamil Hydrochloride are studied

Trend of Losartan, Verapamil Hydrochloride's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4042717)

Drug combinations in study:
- Losartan (losartan potassium)
- Verapamil Hydrochloride (verapamil hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Losartan, Verapamil Hydrochloride:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)341
Arthralgia (joint pain)333
Diarrhoea296
Asthenia (weakness)273
Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)231
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)208
Cough196
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)192
Abdominal Pain166
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)160

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Losartan, Verapamil Hydrochloride:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)27
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)18
Tricuspid Valve Disease (disease of heart valve)16
Cardiac Arrest16
Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery)16
Aortic Valve Disease12
Mitral Valve Disease (disease of mitral valve of heart)12
Pneumonia10
Cardiac Failure Acute10
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)10

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Losartan0.00%40.00%40.00%20.00%0.00%
Verapamil Hydrochloride0.00%25.00%25.00%25.00%25.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension
  2. Atrial fibrillation
  3. Diabetes mellitus
  4. Blood cholesterol increased
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cozaar
  2. Aspirin
  3. Lasix
  4. Furosemide
  5. Digoxin

* Approximation only. 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. Verapamil Hydrochloride (verapamil hydrochloride) 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Comments from related studies:

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  • I take all pills on an empty stomack in the morning. Having difficculty breathing. It is as if someone sits on my chest. Heart OK- all negative studies.

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