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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 Hypertension.

We study 11,780 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

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,121 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of losartan potassium reports

Chest discomfort

Chest discomfort (latest reports from 929,902 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 11,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 432 people (3.67%) have Chest Discomfort.

Trend of Chest discomfort in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Chest discomfort * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest discomfort51.61%16.13%9.68%9.68%6.45%0.00%6.45%

Gender of people who have Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Chest discomfort61.81%38.19%

Age of people who have Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest discomfort0.00%0.25%0.00%0.51%2.02%9.60%17.93%69.70%

Severity of Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest discomfort0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Chest discomfort ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest discomfort0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (133 people, 30.79%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (45 people, 10.42%)
  3. Blood pressure (31 people, 7.18%)
  4. Pain (28 people, 6.48%)
  5. Anxiety (27 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (166 people, 38.43%)
  2. Omeprazole (71 people, 16.44%)
  3. Simvastatin (60 people, 13.89%)
  4. Furosemide (55 people, 12.73%)
  5. Lasix (46 people, 10.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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