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Review: Losartan Potassium and Metformin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Losartan Potassium and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,750 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Losartan potassium (what 12,094 Losartan Potassium users reported?) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is used in high blood pressure.

Metformin (what 100,748 Metformin users reported?) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is used in diabetes.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 3,750 people who take Losartan Potassium, Metformin are studied

Losartan Potassium, Metformin outcomes

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

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Losartan Potassium is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
22.22%
(4 of 18 people)
42.11%
(8 of 19 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 is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
61.54%
(8 of 13 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 PainHeadacheNeutropeniaGastrointestinal HaemorrhageBlood DisorderDysphagiaDyspnoea
MalaiseRenal Failure AcuteChest PainPruritus NosChest PainAnxietyLip ExfoliationWeight Decreased
Blood Glucose IncreasedCerebral InfarctionNauseaDyspnoeaLethargyFallGait DisturbanceFatigue
Cerebral HaemorrhageDiarrhoeaDyspnoeaFallBack PainOsteomyelitisLip DryDiarrhoea
Renal Failure AcutePneumoniaCoughLacerationMotor DysfunctionUrinary Tract InfectionDizzinessAsthenia
Myocardial InfarctionCondition AggravatedCardiac MurmurNeck PainLactic AcidosisWrist FractureBack PainDizziness
Visual ImpairmentRenal ImpairmentCardiac Failure CongestiveHot FlushAstheniaOsteonecrosisBlood Glucose IncreasedMyocardial Infarction
PruritusDizzinessRetchingMuscle SpasmsRenal Failure AcuteJaw FractureBlood Pressure Inadequately ControlledVomiting

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Losartan Potassium is effective44.93%
(31 of 69 people)
31.65%
(25 of 79 people)
Metformin is effective47.83%
(33 of 69 people)
37.50%
(30 of 80 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 Potassium is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
20.83%
(5 of 24 people)
28.21%
(22 of 78 people)
24.77%
(27 of 109 people)
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
75.00%
(6 of 8 people)
13.33%
(4 of 30 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 IncreasedMyalgiaLactic AcidosisDiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
Myocardial InfarctionAstheniaBack PainVomitingRenal Failure Acute
Lupus NephritisType 2 Diabetes MellitusWeight DecreasedMyocardial InfarctionDizziness
Blood Iron IncreasedPathological FractureBlood Glucose IncreasedDyspnoeaAsthenia
Diabetic NephropathyPainAbdominal Pain UpperFatigueCardiac Failure Congestive
Iga NephropathyInjuryDiabetes MellitusDizzinessFatigue
Erythema MultiformeUrinary Tract InfectionDiarrhoeaHypertensionMyocardial Infarction

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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