Losartan potassium and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have High blood pressure 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, 02, 2017

18,257 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium.
Among them, 1,178 people (6.45%) have High blood pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Losartan potassium when people have High blood pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.66 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.44 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.66 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.13 %
  • 10+ years: 4.13 %

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • female: 64.39 %
  • male: 35.61 %

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.22 %
  • 10-19: 0.65 %
  • 20-29: 1.19 %
  • 30-39: 2.71 %
  • 40-49: 8.56 %
  • 50-59: 18.96 %
  • 60+: 67.61 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (98 people, 8.32%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (82 people, 6.96%)
  • Diabetes (79 people, 6.71%)
  • Pain (60 people, 5.09%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (43 people, 3.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (144 people, 12.22%)
  • Simvastatin (107 people, 9.08%)
  • Omeprazole (103 people, 8.74%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (98 people, 8.32%)
  • Atenolol (96 people, 8.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (179 people, 15.20%)
  • Headache (173 people, 14.69%)
  • Drug Ineffective (146 people, 12.39%)
  • Nausea (130 people, 11.04%)
  • Diarrhea (117 people, 9.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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