Review: could Losartan potassium cause Cannot sleep?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,237 people who take Losartan potassium. Among them, 215 have Cannot sleep. See who they are, when they have Cannot sleep and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 11,986 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan potassium include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, dizziness, dizziness aggravated, weakness.
Cannot sleep (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 764,157 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, insomnia, high blood pressure, pain.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 10,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 179 people (1.75%) have Cannot Sleep.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Cannot sleep * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Cannot sleep||23.08%||30.77%||23.08%||7.69%||7.69%||0.00%||7.69% |
Gender of people who have Cannot sleep when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Cannot sleep||64.84%||35.16% |
Age of people who have Cannot sleep when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Cannot sleep||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.95%||9.21%||26.97%||59.87% |
Severity of Cannot sleep when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Cannot sleep||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Cannot sleep ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Cannot sleep||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (80 people, 44.69%)
- Blood pressure (19 people, 10.61%)
- Depression (18 people, 10.06%)
- Convulsion (15 people, 8.38%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 7.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Hydrochlorothiazide (40 people, 22.35%)
- Clonidine (31 people, 17.32%)
- Aspirin (29 people, 16.20%)
- Furosemide (27 people, 15.08%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (27 people, 15.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Cliff on Jun, 16, 2012:
Male 75 taking Lyrica 25mg per day, Synthroid .1 mg day - Using Losartan for 3 months, have experienced chronic insomnia of 3 to 4 hours light sleep per night. Not taking prescript. sleep med, only OTC pain reliever PM every 2nd night. Nothing helps, I wake at 2 or 3 or 4 AM wide awake and can't return to sleep, which causes drowsiness rest of day. It is wrecking my health and creating moods of anxiety and gloom. Took Benicar previously which seemed OK but HealthSpring Medicare Advantage replaced that expensive drug with Losartan, a generic.
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