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Losartan Potassium for a 37-year old man

This is a study of Losartan Potassium for a 37 year old male patient who has Potassium - low. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 339 male patients aged 37 (±5) who take the drug from FDA and social media.

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 33

Gender: male

Conditions: Potassium - low

Drugs taking:
- Losartan Potassium (losartan potassium): used for 1 - 6 months

On Jan, 25, 2014: 339 males aged 33 (±5) who reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium are studied

Trend of Losartan Potassium's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (3080060)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 33 (±5) in the use of Losartan Potassium:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)48
Pyrexia (fever)48
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)34
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)33
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)29
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)24
Blood Creatinine Increased21
Cough20
Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)19
Oropharyngeal Pain18

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 33 (±5) in long term use of Losartan Potassium:

Side effectNumber of reports
Hypertension (high blood pressure)8
Injection Site Pain3
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased2
Intestinal Obstruction1
Headache (pain in head)1
White Blood Cell Count Increased1
Hypersensitivity1
Death1
Large Intestinal Obstruction1
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)1

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