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Review: Losartan Potassium and Metformin

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Losartan Potassium and Metformin together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Losartan Potassium and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,757 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 (latest outcomes from 12,122 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of losartan potassium reports

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,884 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Trend of metformin reports

On Oct, 29, 2014: 3,757 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)
40.00%
(8 of 20 people)
41.38%
(12 of 29 people)
42.86%
(18 of 42 people)
33.33%
(8 of 24 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)
47.37%
(9 of 19 people)
45.65%
(21 of 46 people)
54.76%
(23 of 42 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 HaemorrhageFallDysphagiaDyspnoea
MalaiseRenal Failure AcuteChest PainPruritus NosChest PainBlood DisorderLip ExfoliationWeight Decreased
Blood Glucose IncreasedCerebral InfarctionNauseaDyspnoeaLethargyJaw FractureGait 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 AcuteAnxietyBlood Pressure Inadequately ControlledVomiting

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Losartan Potassium is effective47.22%
(34 of 72 people)
32.10%
(26 of 81 people)
Metformin is effective48.61%
(35 of 72 people)
37.80%
(31 of 82 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaBlood Glucose Increased
DyspnoeaWeight Decreased
Blood Glucose IncreasedNausea
Weight DecreasedMyocardial Infarction
DiarrhoeaAsthenia
VomitingFatigue
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)
24.00%
(6 of 25 people)
30.86%
(25 of 81 people)
24.55%
(27 of 110 people)
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
75.00%
(6 of 8 people)
12.90%
(4 of 31 people)
28.38%
(21 of 74 people)
31.82%
(35 of 110 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 NephropathyPainDiabetes MellitusFatigueCardiac Failure Congestive
Iga NephropathyInjuryAbdominal Pain UpperDizzinessFatigue
Erythema MultiformeUrinary Tract InfectionDiarrhoeaHypertensionMyocardial Infarction

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    (Asked by a 75 year old man who has Low Blood Pressure, and takes Metformin)
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    I've been on Prilosec for about 1 month & my blood sugars have been elevated starting shortly after I started on it. could Prilosec be causing it? Nothing else has changed with my meds or lifestyle.

  • Can cold sores cause bs to elevate?
    (Asked by a 65 year old woman who has Unusually Long Time Suffering With Outbreaks Of Cold Sores. BS Always In Normal Limits Unless Sick?, and takes Metformin)
    type 2 non insulin dependent DM. Having severe flu like symptoms when I get cold sore. BS never out of normal range except when I get cold sores!

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    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has High Blood Cholesterol, Potassium - Low, High Blood Sugar, High Blood Pressure, and takes Simvastatin, Losartan, Hctz)
    presently having symptoms which appear to be upper respitory infection want to take muninex for nasal/chest congestion coughing will it interact okay with the HCTZ please advise

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Losartan Potassium (losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat type 2 diabetes. 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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