Losartan potassium and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Losartan potassium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,257 people who have side effects when taking Losartan potassium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 11, 2017

18,257 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 371 people (2.03%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Constipation?

Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 41.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • female: 60.17 %
  • male: 39.83 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.34 %
  • 20-29: 1.03 %
  • 30-39: 2.75 %
  • 40-49: 5.5 %
  • 50-59: 14.09 %
  • 60+: 76.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (94 people, 25.34%)
  • Pain (35 people, 9.43%)
  • Diabetes (32 people, 8.63%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (27 people, 7.28%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (26 people, 7.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (65 people, 17.52%)
  • Lipitor (34 people, 9.16%)
  • Simvastatin (32 people, 8.63%)
  • Lyrica (32 people, 8.63%)
  • Furosemide (32 people, 8.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (95 people, 25.61%)
  • Fatigue (81 people, 21.83%)
  • Weakness (80 people, 21.56%)
  • Diarrhea (74 people, 19.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (58 people, 15.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Losartan Potassium

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