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 . We study 16,546 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA. Among them, 329 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Losartan Potassium

Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in essential hypertension. (latest outcomes from Losartan potassium 17,637 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,601 Constipation patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

16,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 329 people (1.99%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Constipation?

Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 45.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 62.54 %
  • male: 37.46 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 1.14 %
  • 30-39: 3.03 %
  • 40-49: 5.68 %
  • 50-59: 15.15 %
  • 60+: 74.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (93 people, 28.27%)
  • Pain (35 people, 10.64%)
  • Diabetes (32 people, 9.73%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 7.60%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (25 people, 7.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (65 people, 19.76%)
  • Lipitor (33 people, 10.03%)
  • Simvastatin (32 people, 9.73%)
  • Furosemide (32 people, 9.73%)
  • Lyrica (31 people, 9.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (85 people, 25.84%)
  • Fatigue (72 people, 21.88%)
  • Weakness (71 people, 21.58%)
  • Diarrhea (64 people, 19.45%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (56 people, 17.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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