Losartan potassium and Irregular heartbeat - from FDA reports


Summary

Irregular heartbeat 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 Furosemide, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Irregular heartbeat 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, 01, 2017

18,257 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 260 people (1.42%) have Irregular Heartbeat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Irregular heartbeat?

Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Irregular Heartbeat *:

  • < 1 month: 40.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irregular Heartbeat when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • female: 76.56 %
  • male: 23.44 %

Age of people who have Irregular Heartbeat when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.96 %
  • 30-39: 0.48 %
  • 40-49: 8.13 %
  • 50-59: 20.57 %
  • 60+: 69.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (126 people, 48.46%)
  • Convulsion (31 people, 11.92%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (29 people, 11.15%)
  • Ingrowing Nail (17 people, 6.54%)
  • Blood Pressure Management (16 people, 6.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (55 people, 21.15%)
  • Furosemide (55 people, 21.15%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (52 people, 20.00%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (48 people, 18.46%)
  • Aspirin (40 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (98 people, 37.69%)
  • Dizziness (87 people, 33.46%)
  • Headache (73 people, 28.08%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (59 people, 22.69%)
  • Loss Of Consciousness (46 people, 17.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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