Losartan side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Losartan side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Losartan. The review is based on 56,428 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 59,765 users)

On Sep, 20, 2017

56,428 people who take Losartan are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Losartan side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • angioedema
  • palpitations
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • suicidal ideation
  • tremor
  • renal failure acute
  • swollen tongue
  • pneumonia
  • rectal haemorrhage
1 - 6 months:
  • angioedema
  • vomiting
  • wheezing
  • pain
  • peripheral swelling
  • renal failure acute
  • convulsion
  • headache
  • tearfulness
  • pain in extremity
6 - 12 months:
  • syncope
  • secretion discharge
  • cardiac arrest
  • insomnia
  • renal impairment
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • angioedema
  • hyperkalaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
1 - 2 years:
  • angioedema
  • encephalocele
  • vitamin d deficiency
  • syncope
  • muscular weakness
  • sleep talking
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • renal failure
  • vomiting
2 - 5 years:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • renal failure acute
  • arthralgia
  • angioedema
  • arteritis
  • anaemia
  • death
  • hyperkalaemia
5 - 10 years:
  • hypotension
  • angioedema
  • pain of skin
  • palpitations
  • septic shock
  • cerebral haemorrhage traumatic
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • hyperkalaemia
10+ years:
  • syncope
  • circulatory collapse
  • pleural effusion
  • acute lymphocytic leukaemia
  • renal failure
  • arteriosclerosis coronary artery
  • death
  • hypotension
  • neutropenia
  • overdose
not specified:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • urinary tract infection
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • rash
  • pain
  • pain in extremity

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • urinary tract infection
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • rash
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • death
  • pneumonia
  • rash
  • myocardial infarction
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • vena cava thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • seizure
  • umbilical hernia
  • renal failure neonatal
  • arthralgia
  • brain stem haemorrhage
  • encephalocele
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • injection site pain
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • device related infection
  • pneumonia
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • diarrhoea
  • henoch-schonlein purpura
  • immunosuppressant drug level increased
  • infusion related reaction
  • mouth ulceration
  • ocular vascular disorder
10-19:
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • vomiting
  • liver function test abnormal
  • pyrexia
  • rectal bleeding
  • weight increased
  • completed suicide
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • hepatic function abnormal
20-29:
  • convulsion
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • bradycardia
  • feeling abnormal
  • hypertensive crisis
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • weight decreased
  • anaemia
30-39:
  • vomiting
  • completed suicide
  • shock
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • urinary tract infection
  • weight increased
  • injection site pain
  • peritonitis
40-49:
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • headache
  • nausea
  • injection site pain
  • drug ineffective
  • pain in extremity
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • nausea
  • rash
  • pain in extremity
  • urinary tract infection
  • myocardial infarction
60+:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • urinary tract infection
  • weight increased
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • rash
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • death

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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