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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Anxiety?

Summary: Anxiety could be caused by Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 11,823 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 243 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,013 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Anxiety

Anxiety (latest reports from 1,272,972 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 11,823 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 246 people (2.08%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,269,974 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anxiety in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety41.18%11.76%11.76%11.76%17.65%5.88%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety56.41%43.59%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.55%10.13%23.21%56.12%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (76 people, 30.89%)
  2. Arthritis (26 people, 10.57%)
  3. Osteoporosis (19 people, 7.72%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (17 people, 6.91%)
  5. Metastases to bone (16 people, 6.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (78 people, 31.71%)
  2. Lasix (54 people, 21.95%)
  3. Zometa (47 people, 19.11%)
  4. Lipitor (45 people, 18.29%)
  5. Simvastatin (42 people, 17.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Anixety and depression began after Losartan dosage was increased to 100 mg.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Not sure what causes the anxiety.

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • I have had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibro Myalgia, Wilsons Syndrome and Hashimoto's Disease for 22 years. I suffered an injury to the pelvic floor this last summer and am now experiencing spikes in blood pressure, anxiety that awakens me suddenly from sleep and sets in shortly after breakfast and general non-specific depression. I am wondering if one or more of these meds might be causing these three symptoms or contributing to any of them. Thank you.

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