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A study for a 33-year old man who takes Losartan Potassium

Summary: 361 male patients aged 33 (±5) who take the same drug are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 33 year old male patient who has Potassium - low. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What is the drug

Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 12,150 Losartan potassium users)

What is the condition

Potassium - low (low potassium) can be treated by Potassium Chloride, Klor-con M20, Klor-con, Potassium Chloride 20meq In Dextrose 5% And Sodium Chloride 0.45% In Plastic Container, Potassium Chloride 10meq In Dextrose 5% And Sodium Chloride 0.45% In Plastic Container, Klor-con M10. (latest reports from 24,856 Potassium - Low patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 361 males aged 33 (±5) who take Losartan Potassium are studied

Losartan Potassium outcomes

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

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Losartan Potassium is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Myalgia (muscle pain)Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedInjection Site Painn/aFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DizzinessBlood Creatinine IncreasedRenal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)ConfusionHypertension (high blood pressure)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Arthralgia (joint pain)DiarrhoeaMalaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Intestinal ObstructionDeathHeadache (pain in head)Pyrexia (fever)
Headache (pain in head)Renal Artery Stenosis (narrowing of renal artery)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Large Intestinal ObstructionDiverticulitis Intestinal (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the intestinal wall)Sperm Analysis AbnormalConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)DizzinessDeathHypersensitivityPhotosensitivity ReactionAsthmaHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Face Oedema (swelling of face)Condition AggravatedHyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)White Blood Cell Count IncreasedIrritabilityCough
Rash (redness)Systemic Sclerosis (an autoimmune or connective tissue disease. it is characterized by thickening of the skin)VomitingWeight GainWeight IncreasedMalaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Dysphonia (speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation)Rash Macular (small, flat red spots)Cardiac ArrestFacial Palsy (paralysis of face nerve)Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)Gastroenteritis (inflammation of stomach and intestine)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Erectile DysfunctionOropharyngeal Pain
Headaches (pain in head)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)Pelvic PainBlood Creatinine Increased

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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- support group for people who have Potassium - Low
- support group for people who take Losartan Potassium

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    JR on Feb, 15, 2015:

    I am using Losarton 100 mg. Developed burning feet from last 6 months. Today stop taking it, like see in 5-7 days, will it stop?

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