Losartan potassium and Muscle weakness - from FDA reports
Muscle weakness is found among people who take Losartan Potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, 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, 839 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.
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Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan potassium 17,638 users)
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 279,146 Muscle weakness patients).
On Jan, 24, 2017
16,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 839 people (5.07%) have Muscle Weakness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Muscle Weakness *:
- < 1 month: 27.78 %
- 1 - 6 months: 36.11 %
- 6 - 12 months: 19.44 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.78 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.78 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Losartan Potassium *:
- female: 58.27 %
- male: 41.73 %
Age of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Losartan Potassium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.29 %
- 20-29: 0.43 %
- 30-39: 2.03 %
- 40-49: 5.64 %
- 50-59: 15.34 %
- 60+: 76.27 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (251 people, 29.92%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (88 people, 10.49%)
- Pain (60 people, 7.15%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (58 people, 6.91%)
- Diabetes (54 people, 6.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (162 people, 19.31%)
- Simvastatin (100 people, 11.92%)
- Furosemide (90 people, 10.73%)
- Omeprazole (88 people, 10.49%)
- Lipitor (81 people, 9.65%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (234 people, 27.89%)
- Dizziness (151 people, 18.00%)
- Nausea (141 people, 16.81%)
- Breathing Difficulty (136 people, 16.21%)
- Malaise (111 people, 13.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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