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Review: taking Losartan Potassium and Metformin together

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 3,758 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 has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 12,143 Losartan potassium users)

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from 100,962 Metformin users)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 3,758 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)
38.10%
(8 of 21 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)
53.49%
(23 of 43 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 PainChest PainNeutropeniaGastrointestinal HaemorrhageFallDysphagiaDyspnoea
MalaiseRenal Failure AcuteNauseaPruritus NosChest PainJaw FractureLip ExfoliationWeight Decreased
Blood Glucose IncreasedCerebral InfarctionHeadacheDyspnoeaLethargyOsteonecrosisGait DisturbanceFatigue
Cerebral HaemorrhageDiarrhoeaCoughFallBack PainUrinary Tract InfectionLip DryDiarrhoea
Renal Failure AcutePneumoniaRetchingLacerationMotor DysfunctionOsteomyelitisDizzinessAsthenia
Myocardial InfarctionCondition AggravatedMyocardial InfarctionNeck PainLactic AcidosisWrist FractureBack PainDizziness
Visual ImpairmentRenal ImpairmentCardiac MurmurHot FlushAstheniaDiarrhoeaBlood Glucose IncreasedMyocardial Infarction
PruritusDizzinessDrug IneffectiveMuscle SpasmsRenal Failure AcuteAnxietyBlood Pressure Inadequately ControlledVomiting

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Losartan Potassium is effective47.22%
(34 of 72 people)
31.71%
(26 of 82 people)
Metformin is effective48.61%
(35 of 72 people)
37.35%
(31 of 83 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)
24.11%
(27 of 112 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)
31.25%
(35 of 112 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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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 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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