Losartan potassium and Muscle pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle pain 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 . We study 16,546 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA. Among them, 363 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain 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 17,640 users)

Muscle Pain

Muscle pain has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 107,864 Muscle pain patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

16,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 363 people (2.19%) have Muscle Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Muscle pain?

Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Muscle Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 38.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • female: 50.15 %
  • male: 49.85 %

Age of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.51 %
  • 40-49: 3.86 %
  • 50-59: 23.86 %
  • 60+: 68.77 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (92 people, 25.34%)
  • High Blood Pressure (89 people, 24.52%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (20 people, 5.51%)
  • Diabetes (18 people, 4.96%)
  • Pain (17 people, 4.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (71 people, 19.56%)
  • Aspirin (71 people, 19.56%)
  • Simvastatin (58 people, 15.98%)
  • Zocor (39 people, 10.74%)
  • Folic Acid (37 people, 10.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (96 people, 26.45%)
  • Weakness (84 people, 23.14%)
  • Fatigue (80 people, 22.04%)
  • Pain In Extremity (63 people, 17.36%)
  • Nausea (52 people, 14.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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