Losartan potassium and Upset stomach - from FDA reports


Summary

Upset stomach 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, 558 have Upset stomach. Find out below who they are, when they have Upset stomach 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)

Upset Stomach

Upset stomach has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, pain, type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 79,600 Upset stomach patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

16,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 558 people (3.37%) have Upset Stomach


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Upset stomach?

Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Upset Stomach *:

  • < 1 month: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.71 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Upset Stomach when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • female: 70.32 %
  • male: 29.68 %

Age of people who have Upset Stomach when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 0.83 %
  • 20-29: 0.83 %
  • 30-39: 2.71 %
  • 40-49: 8.12 %
  • 50-59: 22.08 %
  • 60+: 65.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (150 people, 26.88%)
  • Diabetes (53 people, 9.50%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (40 people, 7.17%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (37 people, 6.63%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (35 people, 6.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (96 people, 17.20%)
  • Omeprazole (82 people, 14.70%)
  • Furosemide (73 people, 13.08%)
  • Simvastatin (49 people, 8.78%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (48 people, 8.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (272 people, 48.75%)
  • Diarrhea (170 people, 30.47%)
  • Weakness (93 people, 16.67%)
  • Dizziness (87 people, 15.59%)
  • Fatigue (80 people, 14.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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