Review: could Losartan Potassium cause Gas - Belching?


Gas - belching is found among people who take Losartan Potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Atenolol, and have Hypertension . We study 12,955 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Gas - belching. Find out below who they are, when they have Gas - belching and more.

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Losartan Potassium

Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan potassium 17,601 users)

Gas - Belching

Gas - belching (act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood cholesterol, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, high blood pressure (latest reports from 8,887 Gas - belching patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

12,955 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 12 people (0.09%) have Gas - Belching

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Gas - belching?

Gender of people who have Gas - Belching when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • female: 54.55 %
  • male: 45.45 %

Age of people who have Gas - Belching when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 8.33 %
  • 60+: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Oesophagitis (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Hiatus Hernia (2 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Questran (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Imodium (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Humulin R (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Atenolol (3 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Headache (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Dyspnoea (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Diarrhoea (4 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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