Review: could Losartan potassium cause Chest discomfort (Chest pain)?
Summary: Chest discomfort 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 11,823 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 432 have Chest discomfort. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest discomfort 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 12,170 Losartan potassium users)
Chest discomfort has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,788 Chest discomfort patients)
On Apr, 2, 2015: 11,817 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 432 people (3.66%) have Chest Discomfort.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Chest discomfort * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest discomfort||51.61%||16.13%||9.68%||9.68%||6.45%||0.00%||6.45% |
Gender of people who have Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Chest discomfort||61.81%||38.19% |
Age of people who have Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Chest discomfort||0.00%||0.25%||0.00%||0.51%||2.02%||9.60%||17.93%||69.70% |
Severity of Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest discomfort||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Chest discomfort ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chest discomfort||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (133 people, 30.79%)
- Diabetes mellitus (45 people, 10.42%)
- Pain (28 people, 6.48%)
- Anxiety (27 people, 6.25%)
- Osteoporosis (26 people, 6.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (166 people, 38.43%)
- Omeprazole (71 people, 16.44%)
- Simvastatin (60 people, 13.89%)
- Furosemide (55 people, 12.73%)
- Lasix (46 people, 10.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Lexapro, Lipitor, Losartan Potassium, Fenofibrate for a 60-year old man with Stress And Anxiety, High Blood Cholesterol, Kidney Damage. The patient has Muscle Cramps Aggravated, Losing Weight
- A study of side effects of ASA for a 33-year old man with Pain. The patient has Shortness Of Breath, Lightheadedness, Chest Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Ventolin, Montelukast Sodium, Prednisolone, Cetirizine Hydrochloride Allergy, Losartan Potassium, Folic Acid, Fluticasone Propionate, Sertraline for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Asthma Aggravated, High Blood Pressure, Blood Iron Abnormal, Depression. The patient has Asthma Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Advair Hfa, Losartan for a 53-year old man with Asthma, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Temperature Measurement
- A study of side effects of Cozaar for a 59-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Blood Pressure Increased, High Blood Sugar, Hypotriglyceridaemia
Recent Losartan potassium related drug comparison:
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