Review: could Losartan potassium cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?
Summary: Anxiety 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 pressure.
We study 11,805 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 248 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety 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 12,150 Losartan potassium users)
Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 212,679 Anxiety patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 11,805 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 251 people (2.13%) have Anxiety.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Anxiety * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Losartan potassium * :
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Losartan potassium * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (78 people, 31.08%)
- Arthritis (28 people, 11.16%)
- Osteoporosis (19 people, 7.57%)
- Multiple myeloma (17 people, 6.77%)
- Metastases to bone (16 people, 6.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (78 people, 31.08%)
- Lasix (54 people, 21.51%)
- Zometa (47 people, 18.73%)
- Lipitor (45 people, 17.93%)
- Simvastatin (42 people, 16.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Recently, have had 3 bad episodes of hypoglycemia esp. during the night. I was wondering if the BP med Losartan Potassium 25mg could be causing these? The BS levels have been very low in the 30-40 ranges. I have read the recent article of the study done on Losartan that women (esp. those 60+) maybe should not be on this med.
I don't have elevated BP unless I see a doctor!! (Hx. of white coat syndrome) but my practitioner and former doctors want to protect my kidneys although no labs show a problem w/them. Any suggestions of any other BP med. that I could take that will not affect my blood sugar levels or cause me to cough!! I do have a history of MVP.
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